Synopses & Reviews
Rory and her friends are determined to stop the Snow Queen once and for all in this thrilling conclusion to the Ever After series, which andlt;iandgt;Kirkus Reviews andlt;/iandgt;calls a and#8220;fast-paced combination of middle school realism and fairy-tale fantasy.and#8221;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;After three years at Ever After School, Rory Landon is finally getting her very own fairy taleand#8212;but it is no happily-ever-after. She discovers that she has an Unwritten Tale, one that has never been told before.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;As the war with the Snow Queen escalates, Rory canand#8217;t help but be distracted by her friend Chaseand#8217;s odd and disappointing behavior. Not only is he suddenly ignoring her and letting her down on missions, heand#8217;s also dating a girl he doesnand#8217;t even remember asking out!andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;When the Ever After School is attacked, no one can figure out how the Snow Queen got past their defenses. Her sister Rapunzel is a prime suspect, but Rory thinks Rapunzel might actually hold the key to undoing all of the Snow Queenand#8217;s terrible magic. Can Rory put the pieces together in time to save her family, friends, and the school she has come to love, or will she fail and leave her tale unfinished?
"This fast-paced combination of middle school realism and fairy-tale fantasy will appeal particularly to imaginative readers already familiar with traditional tales."
"Thereand#8217;s plenty of magic and enough twists and turns to entice even reluctant readers. The relationships among the three strong protagonists develop believably, and the secondary characters have enough dimension to maintain interest. This debut novel is a light, fun look at fairy tales after the and#8220;happily ever after."
"A fresh take on the whole fairy-tales-made-real theme. Full of action, humor, realistic school dynamics, and plenty of opportunity for future books, this one should be popular."
"Fans of the first two installments will be eager to catch up with Rory."
About the Author
Shelby Bach grew up reading every book she could find and writing stories in battered notebooks. She also rarely came home with a clean shirt and had a lot of accidents that ended with a hunt for Band-Aids. Nowadays, she writes on her laptop rather than in a notebook, but not much else has changed. She is the author of the Ever Afters series, which includes andlt;iandgt;Ofandlt;/iandgt; andlt;iandgt;Giants and Iceandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;Of Witches and Windandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;Of Sorcery and Snowandlt;/iandgt;, and andlt;iandgt;Of Enemies and Endingsandlt;/iandgt;. She lives in Portland, Oregon.