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Grades 4 - 8Grades 4 - 6n/a5.450762

Sarah has always been on the move. Her mother hates the cold, so every few months her parents pack their bags and drag her off after the sun. She's grown up lonely and longing for magic. She doesn't know that it's magic her parents are running from.

When Sarah's mother walks out on their family, all the strange old magic they have tried to hide from comes rising into their mundane world. Her father begins to change into something wild and beastly, but before his transformation is complete, he takes Sarah to her grandparents―people she has never met, didn't even know were still alive.

Deep in the forest, in a crumbling ruin of a castle, Sarah begins to untangle the layers of curses affecting her family bloodlines, until she discovers that the curse has carried over to her, too. The day she falls in love for the first time, Sarah will transform into a beast . . . unless she can figure out a way to break the curse forever.

Hardcover, 208 pages
Published on February 3, 2015 by Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
ISBN-10: 0805099808
ISBN-13: 9780805099805
6 Book Reviews
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  • adavis23
    adavis23Monday, October 23, 2017 at 12:54 pm33 stars
    A weird back round, mysterious characters, It's like beauty and the beast backwards and a little gloomy.
    • jinkim0808
      jinkim0808Sunday, February 28, 2016 at 3:51 pm
      If I see this book somewhere, I'm going to beg my parents to buy it so I could have it.
      • greekgeek14
        greekgeek14Thursday, February 25, 2016 at 5:15 pm
        OMG! It sounds so good and I passed it in the book store a couple of days ago.
        • dogowarrior939
          dogowarrior939Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at 8:01 am
          this book is amazing! I love how it always has twists in the story. It just really stands out in front of other books! I love the book!
          • dogowarrior939
            dogowarrior939Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at 7:59 am
            I love this book it is amazing!! I love it!!!
            • dogowarrior939
              dogowarrior939Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at 7:58 am
              I love this book