Monarch Rising

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$19.99  $18.59
Scholastic Press
Publish Date
5.9 X 8.4 X 1.2 inches | 0.95 pounds

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About the Author
Harper Glenn is an author of fiction. In addition to creating literary works that unveil the psychological, sociological, and economic disparities in poverty-stricken regions around the world, they love vintage books, anatomy, and old cemeteries. Though born and raised in Georgia, Harper resides in Washington State. Connect with them online at, @harpwrites on Twitter, and @harperglennwriter on Instagram.

This gripping novel deftly weaves together love in the time of civil unrest, forcing Jo and Cove to make hard choices and face situations where there is no right answer. A darker Hunger Games for today's teens who know that trauma cannot be erased with a kiss, and generations of abuse -- both personal and cultural -- cannot be fixed with scrappy resolve. -- Beth Revis, New York Times bestselling author of Give the Dark My Love

Harper Glenn tackles themes of class and poverty, policing and protest, with nuance and empathy. A chilling glimpse at our future, Monarch Rising asks what we owe to the places that raise us -- and insists that the answer must always be based in hope. -- Kass Morgan, New York Times bestselling author of The 100

Monarch Rising is both a heartbreaking reminder of our past and a chest-thumping rallying cry for the future, set in an impeccably built world populated by characters you'll ache for and root for and never want to let go. Harper Glenn has created something special with their debut. A story that demands to be read, a story that demands we not look away, a story that is engrossing, intriguing, and utterly irrepressible. -- Shaun David Hutchinson, critically acclaimed author of We Are the Ants and Howl

Haunting and evocative, Monarch Rising is a gripping new vision of the future and a heart-racing, at times heartbreaking, story of the complicated choices we make for who or what we love. -- Emily Wibberley and Austin Siegemund-Broka, authors of What's Not To Love

Gritty and poetic, this nod to Great Expectations is a powerful reminder of the razor-sharp line between hero and villain and our capacity for both. -- Kelly Coon, author of the Gravemaidens duology

Monarch Rising creates a world that destabilizes the reader with glimpses of the familiar amidst utterly unique characters and settings. This story defied my predictions and surprised me with twists and turns up to the very last page. -- Kim Van Alkemade, New York Times bestselling author of Orphan #8

"Glenn's impressive character-building presents a highly motivated, dynamically layered cast, driven by their respective trauma and desire for change." --Publishers Weekly