The House in the Cerulean Sea

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Tom Doherty Associates, Mar 17, 2020 - Fiction - 305 pages

Lambda Literary Award-winning author TJ Klune’s bestselling, breakout contemporary fantasy

A USA Today Bestseller!
An Indie Next Pick!
One of Publishers Weekly's "Most Anticipated Books of Spring 2020"
One of Book Riot’s “20 Must-Read Feel-Good Fantasies”

Linus Baker is a by-the-book case worker in the Department in Charge of Magical Youth. He's tasked with determining whether six dangerous magical children are likely to bring about the end of the world.

Arthur Parnassus is the master of the orphanage. He would do anything to keep the children safe, even if it means the world will burn. And his secrets will come to light.

The House in the Cerulean Sea is an enchanting love story, masterfully told, about the profound experience of discovering an unlikely family in an unexpected place—and realizing that family is yours.

"1984 meets The Umbrella Academy with a pinch of Douglas Adams thrown in." —Gail Carriger, New York Times bestselling author of Soulless

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User Review  - VioletBramble - LibraryThing

So I just said that We Ride Upon Sticks may be my favorite book so far this year. I may have to change that. This book was equally fun, plus the story is completely charming. Linus Baker is a ... Read full review

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It’s Stranger than Fiction meets Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. The story is charming. It’s full of magic, but even if you strip that away, it’s an example of what can happen to children ... Read full review

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TJ KLUNE is a Lambda Literary Award-winning author (Into This River I Drown) and an ex-claims examiner for an insurance company. His novels include The House in the Cerulean Sea and The Extraordinaries. Being queer himself, TJ believes it's important—now more than ever—to have accurate, positive, queer representation in stories.

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