The Vermilion Emporium

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$18.99  $17.66
Peachtree Teen
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5.4 X 7.5 X 2.2 inches | 1.0 pounds
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About the Author
Jamie Pacton is an award-nominated young adult and middle grade author, who writes swoony, funny, magical books across genres. The Vermilion Emporium is her YA fantasy debut. When she's not writing, she's teaching college English, obsessively reading obscure history, hiking, baking, or playing video games. The Life and (Medieval) Times of Kit Sweetly is her Young Adult debut and her sophomore novel, Lucky Girl, released from Page Street in May 2021.
★ "[A] unique examination of class inequality and exploitation set against a provocative landscape. . . . The protagonists' easy, undeniable chemistry, the shop's fanciful impossibilities, and the heartbreaking price exacted by the starlight offer romance, whimsy, and introspection via a hauntingly romantic fantasy adventure."--Publishers Weekl, y Starred Review

★ "A fantasy novel clothed in romance and adventure, The Vermilion Emporium weaves together themes of loyalty and destiny, delivering a heartfelt and dazzling triumph."--Foreword Reviews, Starred Review

"Come for the steampunk vibes and Pacton's lavish imagery, but stay for her thoughtful commentary on social class, technology and power."--BookPage

"For teens who relish a heavy dose of darkness in their cozies. "--Booklist

"A feast for the senses . . . ."--Kirkus Reviews

"Pacton has delivered a satisfying YA fantasy debut."--School Library Connection

"Packed with fantastical adventures, heartfelt whimsy, and delightful characters, The Vermillion Emporium is as luminous as starlight lace itself. Jamie Pacton will make you believe there is magic to be found around every corner." --Allison Saft, New York Times bestselling author of A Far Wilder Magic

"Whimsical, poignant, and enchanting, The Vermilion Emporium deftly weaves magic, romance, and loss into a story that lingers with the reader like starlight." --Margaret Owen, author of The Merciful Crow and Little Thieves

"Pacton's enchanting fantasy sweeps you into a world of starlight and moon shadows and holds you spellbound long after the final page." --Roselle Lim, author of Natalie Tan's Book of Luck and Fortune