Synopses & Reviews
In this riveting debut, a telepathic girl must figure out why she is the key to her brand-new world — before the wrong person finds the answer first.
Twelve-year-old Sophie has never quite fit into her life. She's skipped multiple grades and doesn't really connect with the older kids at school, but she's not comfortable with her family, either. and Sophie has a secret — she's a Telepath, someone who can read minds. But the day Sophie meets Fitz, a mysterious (and adorable) boy, she learns she's not alone. He's a Telepath too, and it turns out the reason she has never felt at home is that, well...she isn't. Fitz opens Sophie's eyes to a shocking truth, and almost instantly she is forced to leave behind her family for a new life in a place that is vastly different from what she has ever known.
But Sophie still has secrets, and they're buried deep in her memory for good reason: The answers are dangerous and in high-demand. What is her true identity, and why was she hidden among humans? The truth could mean life or death — and time is running out.
andlt;bandgt;and#8220;A delightful and dangerous adventure with complex characters and relationships you'll root for to the end of time.and#8221;andlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; andlt;bandgt;--Lisa McMann, andlt;iandgt;New York Timesandlt;/iandgt;andlt;/bandgt; andlt;bandgt;bestselling author of andlt;iandgt;THE UNWANTEDSandlt;/iandgt;andlt;/bandgt;
"Keeper of the Lost Cities is a little bit Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, a little bit Lord of the Rings, and a little bit Harry Potter.
andlt;bandgt;"Keeper of the Lost Cities is a little bit andlt;iandgt;Alice's Adventures in Wonderlandandlt;/iandgt;, a little bit andlt;iandgt;Lord of the Ringsandlt;/iandgt;, and a little bit andlt;iandgt;Harry Potterandlt;/iandgt;. And it's all fun!"andlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; andlt;bandgt;--andlt;iandgt;New York Timesandlt;/iandgt; bestselling author Michael Buckleyandlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; andlt;bandgt; andlt;/bandgt;
About the Author
Shannon Messenger graduated from the USC School of Cinematic Arts where she learnedand#8212;among other thingsand#8212;that she liked watching movies much better than making them. Sheand#8217;s studied art, screenwriting, and television production, but realized her real passion was writing for kids and teens. She is the author of the middle grade Keeper of the Lost Citiesandlt;iandgt; andlt;/iandgt;seriesandlt;iandgt; andlt;/iandgt;and the young adult novels andlt;iandgt;Let the Sky Fall andlt;/iandgt;andandlt;iandgt; Let the Storms Breakandlt;/iandgt;. She is also one of the founders and organizers of WriteOnCon, a free online Writerand#8217;s Conference for kidlit writers held annually in August. She lives in Southern California with her husband and an embarrassing number of cats. Find her online at ShannonMessenger.com.