New Release Books by Jessica Townsend

Jessica Townsend is the author of Silverborn (2023), Nevermoor Collection (2021), Silverborn: the Mystery of Morrigan Crow (2022), Hollowpox: The Hunt for Morrigan Crow (2020) and other 11 books.

For more book recommendations, please check out New York Times® Best Sellers, Children's Book Recommendations or the complete list of Featured Book Lists and Award Winners

15 results found

Silverborn

release date: Oct 12, 2023
Silverborn
Discover the magical world of Nevermoor and the adventures of Morrigan Crow in this bestselling, award-winning series for fans of Harry Potter and His Dark Materials. Praise for Nevermoor: ''Exciting, mysterious, marvellous and magical ... quite simply one of the best children''s books I''ve read in years'' Robin Stevens, author of Murder Most Unladylike. Morrigan Crow is ready for a new adventure. In Silverborn: The Mystery of Morrigan Crow, we will travel to places in Nevermoor that we''ve never seen, we''ll meet people from Morrigan''s past who will be very important in untangling the mystery of who she is ... as she sides with someone very dangerous to learn more of the Wundrous Arts. Enter a place of hope and imagination in this Wundrous series, winner of the Waterstones Children''s Book Prize and with film rights sold to Fox. Praise for Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow: ''A full-speed joy of a book; funny, quick-footed, and wildly, magically inventive'' Katherine Rundell, author of Rooftoppers

Nevermoor Collection

release date: Nov 16, 2021
Nevermoor Collection
Discover Jessica Townsend''s magical bestselling Nevermoor series in this set including: Nevermoor, Wundersmith, and Hollowpox ! A breathtaking, enchanting series, about a cursed girl who escapes death and finds herself in a magical world--and is tested beyond her wildest imagination. Morrigan Crow is cursed. Having been born on Eventide, the unluckiest day for any child to be born, she''s blamed for all local misfortunes, from hailstorms to heart attacks--and, worst of all, the curse means that Morrigan is doomed to die at midnight on her eleventh birthday. But as Morrigan awaits her fate, a strange and remarkable man named Jupiter North appears. Chased by black-smoke hounds and shadowy hunters on horseback, he whisks her away into the safety of a secret, magical city called Nevermoor. It''s then that Morrigan discovers Jupiter has chosen her to contend for a place in the city''s most prestigious organization: the Wundrous Society. In order to join, she must compete in four difficult and dangerous trials against hundreds of other children, each with an extraordinary talent that sets them apart--an extraordinary talent that Morrigan insists she does not have. To stay in the safety of Nevermoor for good, Morrigan will need to find a way to pass the tests--or she''ll have to leave the city to confront her deadly fate. This fast-paced plot and imaginative world has a fresh new take on magic that will appeal to a new generation of readers.

Silverborn: the Mystery of Morrigan Crow

release date: Oct 12, 2022
Silverborn: the Mystery of Morrigan Crow
Discover the Wundrous world of Nevermoor in the highly anticipated fourth book in the New York Times bestselling series. Morrigan Crow is ready for a new adventure. In Silverborn: The Mystery of Morrigan Crow, we will travel to places in Nevermoor that we''ve never seen, meet people from Morrigan''s past who will be very important in untangling the mystery of who she is ... and see Morrigan aligning herself with someone very dangerous to learn more of the Wundrous Arts.''Enter the world of Nevermoor and its fantastical inhabitants, and be utterly enchanted'' Courier-Mail''Exciting, mysterious, marvellous and magical . . . quite simply one of the best children''s books I''ve read in years.'' Robin Stevens, author of Murder Most Unladylike''Unexpected, exciting and funny.'' Judith Rossell, ABIA Award-winning author of Withering-by-Sea''It really is brilliant, with an engaging plot, plenty of twists, memorable characters and a marvellous sense of humour. Pick it up and the hours disappear, just like magic.'' Daily Telegraph

Hollowpox: The Hunt for Morrigan Crow

release date: Feb 04, 2020
Hollowpox: The Hunt for Morrigan Crow
From a New York Times bestselling author: our beloved heroine battles a new evil as a strange, frightening illness takes hold of Nevermoor in this captivating and heart-pounding tale. Morrigan Crow and her friends have survived their first year as proud scholars of the elite Wundrous Society, helped bring down the nefarious Ghastly Market, and proven themselves loyal to Unit 919. Now Morrigan faces a new, exciting challenge: to master the mysterious Wretched Arts, and control the power that threatens to consume her. But a strange and frightening illness has taken hold of Nevermoor, turning infected Wunimals into mindless, vicious Unnimals on the hunt. As victims of the Hollowpox multiply, panic spreads. And with the city she loves in a state of fear, Morrigan quickly realizes it''s up to her to find a cure for the Hollowpox, even if it will put her -- and everyone in Nevermoor -- in more danger than she ever imagined.

Nevermoor Paperback Gift Set

release date: Oct 01, 2021
Nevermoor Paperback Gift Set
Discover Jessica Townsend''s magical bestselling Nevermoor series in this gorgeous paperback gift set including: Nevermoor, Wundersmith, and Hollowpox ! Morrigan Crow is cursed. Having been born on Eventide, the unluckiest day for any child to be born, she''s blamed for all local misfortunes, from hailstorms to heart attacks--and, worst of all, the curse means that Morrigan is doomed to die at midnight on her eleventh birthday. But as Morrigan awaits her fate, a strange and remarkable man named Jupiter North appears. Chased by black-smoke hounds and shadowy hunters on horseback, he whisks her away into the safety of a secret, magical city called Nevermoor. It''s then that Morrigan discovers Jupiter has chosen her to contend for a place in the city''s most prestigious organization: the Wundrous Society. In order to join, she must compete in four difficult and dangerous trials against hundreds of other children, each with an extraordinary talent that sets them apart--an extraordinary talent that Morrigan insists she does not have. To stay in the safety of Nevermoor for good, Morrigan will need to find a way to pass the tests--or she''ll have to leave the city to confront her deadly fate. Perfect for fans of Neil Gaiman, this fast-paced plot and imaginative world has a fresh new take on magic that will appeal to a new generation of readers.

Nevermoor 02: Wundersmith

release date: May 02, 2019
Nevermoor 02: Wundersmith
NEVERMOOR - WINNER OF THE WATERSTONES CHILDREN''S BOOK PRIZE 2018 YOUNGER FICTION CATEGORY Return to the magical world of Nevermoor, where Morrigan Crow''s adventures continue. The most anticipated sequel of the year - a treat for all fans of magic and ''wunder''. A stunningly designed package - with gold foil, hidden artwork under the jacket and beautifully designed interiors - a perfect gift for all young readers. Morrigan may have defeated her deadly curse, passed the dangerous trials and joined the mystical Wundrous Society, but her journey into Nevermoor and all its secrets has only just begun. And it''s important to remember that not all magic is used for good . . . Perfect for fans of the Harry Potter series and His Dark Materials, this series takes readers into an extraordinary world, setting hope and imagination alive.

Oh My! My Crazy Online Dating Experiences

release date: Nov 25, 2018
Oh My! My Crazy Online Dating Experiences
Oh My! My Crazy Online Dating Experiences chronicles the online dating experience of the author. Enjoy this quick read with friends or a glass of wine. It is full of moments that will make you laugh or demonstrate serious concern for the author, and she accepts that.

The Wundersmith

release date: Nov 12, 2019
The Wundersmith
Morrigan Crow and her best friend Hawthorne Swift are now proud scholars in the elite Wundrous Society, but life is far from perfect. Does Morrigan have what it takes to prove that she belongs in the Society?

Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow

release date: Oct 31, 2017
Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow
A breathtaking, enchanting new series by debut author Jessica Townsend, about a cursed girl who escapes death and finds herself in a magical world--but is then tested beyond her wildest imagination. Morrigan Crow is cursed. Having been born on Eventide, the unluckiest day for any child to be born, she''s blamed for all local misfortunes, from hailstorms to heart attacks--and, worst of all, the curse means that Morrigan is doomed to die at midnight on her eleventh birthday. But as Morrigan awaits her fate, a strange and remarkable man named Jupiter North appears. Chased by black-smoke hounds and shadowy hunters on horseback, he whisks her away into the safety of a secret, magical city called Nevermoor. It''s then that Morrigan discovers Jupiter has chosen her to contend for a place in the city''s most prestigious organization: the Wundrous Society. In order to join, she must compete in four difficult and dangerous trials against hundreds of other children, each with an extraordinary talent that sets them apart--an extraordinary talent that Morrigan insists she does not have. To stay in the safety of Nevermoor for good, Morrigan will need to find a way to pass the tests--or she''ll have to leave the city to confront her deadly fate. This fast-paced plot and imaginative world has a fresh new take on magic that will appeal to a new generation of readers.

Wundersmith: The Calling of Morrigan Crow

release date: Oct 30, 2018
Wundersmith: The Calling of Morrigan Crow
Return to the magical world of Nevermoor in the second book of the New York Times bestselling series, a treat for all fans of magic and Wunder. Morrigan Crow has escaped her deadly fate and found a new home in the fantastical city of Nevermoor. She has also discovered that she has a strange and magical ability. But will her unique talent be a blessing or another curse? Now that Morrigan and her best friend Hawthorne are proud scholars in the elite Wundrous Society, she is sure that she''s found a place to belong at last, but life is far from perfect. Can Morrigan prove that she deserves to be in the Society - or will an unexpected new enemy ruin her new life? Morrigan''s adventures continue in Hollowpox: The Hunt for Morrigan Crow Praise for Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow: Winner Dymocks Book of the Year 2018 Winner QBD Children''s Book of the Year 2018 Winner Book of the Year, Australian Book Industry Awards 2018 Winner Book of the Year for Younger Children, Australian Book Industry Awards 2018 Winner The Matt Richell Award for New Writer of the Year, Australian Book Industry Awards 2018 Winner Book of the Year, Indie Book Awards 2018 Winner Children''s Category, Indie Book Awards 2018 Winner Nielsen Booksellers'' Choice Award, Australian Booksellers Association Awards 2018 Winner Best Children''s Fiction, Aurealis Awards 2017 Winner Younger Fiction, Waterstones Children''s Book Prize (UK) 2018 Winner Elementary/Middle Grade Speculative Fiction, Cybils Award 2018 Winner West Australian Young Readers'' Book Award, Younger Readers, 2019 Winner South Australian Premier''s Award, 2020 Winner Adelaide Festival Children''s Literature Award, 2020 Shortlisted The Readings Children''s Book Prize 2018 A CBCA Notable book Voted #1 in the Dymocks Kids'' Top 51 ''Unexpected, exciting and funny.'' - Judith Rossell, ABIA Award-winning author of Withering-by-Sea ''Exciting, charming, and wonderfully imagined, it''s the sort of delightful, grand adventure destined to be many a reader''s favourite book.'' - Trenton Lee Stewart, New York Times bestselling author of The Secret Keepers ''It really is brilliant, with an engaging plot, plenty of twists, memorable characters and a marvelous sense of humour. Pick it up and the hours disappear, just like magic.'' - Daily Telegraph ''An exciting and charming middle-grade read that will hook readers aged 10 and up with intricate imaginative detail and its sheer energy ... a compulsively readable romp.'' - Books and Publishing

Nevermoor 01: The Trials of Morrigan Crow

release date: Feb 08, 2018
Nevermoor 01: The Trials of Morrigan Crow
WINNER OF THE WATERSTONES CHILDREN''S BOOK PRIZE 2018 YOUNGER FICTION CATEGORY International bestselling new series. Enter the Wundrous world of Morrigan Crow and Nevermoor - the most fantastical children''s series of the year. "Exciting, mysterious, marvellous and magical ... quite simply one of the best children''s books I''ve read in years" - Robin Stevens, author of Murder Most Unladylike "An extraordinary story full of magics great and small" - Kiran Millwood Hargrave, author of The Girl of Ink and Stars "Endlessly inventive, with a fresh delight on every page. Nevermoor rewrites the genre of the Chosen Child novel. This is a special book" - David Solomons, author of My Brother is a Superhero "A full-speed joy of a book; funny, quick-footed, and wildly, magically inventive" - Katherine Rundell, author of Rooftoppers "A wonderful, warm-hearted magical adventure" - Sunday Express "Funny and delightful" - The Sunday Times Morrigan Crow is cursed, destined to die on her eleventh birthday. But, as the clock strikes midnight, she''s whisked away by a remarkable man called Jupiter North and taken to the secret city of Nevermoor. There she''s invited to join the Wundrous Society. Mystery, magic and protection are hers - if only she can pass four impossible trials, using an exceptional talent. Which she doesn''t have... Perfect for fans of the Harry Potter series and His Dark Materials, this series takes readers into an extraordinary world, setting hope and imagination alive. Shortlisted for the Waterstones Children''s Book Prize.

Angels and Saints

release date: Jan 01, 1999
Angels and Saints
Two shocking but deeply humane plays in one volume from the arrival of a "talent to watch"--Daily Telegraph

Resilence in Schools for Pupils with Social, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties

release date: Jan 01, 2020

Hollowpox The Hunt for Morrigan Crow: Nevermoor 3

release date: Jan 01, 2020

Nevermoor (Dyslexic Edition)

release date: Jan 01, 2019
Nevermoor (Dyslexic Edition)
Morrigan Crow is cursed. Born on an unlucky day, she is blamed for all local misfortunes, from hailstorms to heart attacks - and, worst of all, the curse means that Morrigan is doomed to die at midnight on Eventide. But as Morrigan awaits her fate, a strange and remarkable man named Jupiter North appears. Chased by black-smoke hounds and shadowy hunters on horseback, he whisks her away into the safety of a secret, magical city called Nevermoor. It''s there that Morrigan discovers Jupiter has chosen her to contend for a place in the city''s most prestigious organisation: the Wundrous Society. In order to join, she must compete in four difficult and dangerous trials against hundreds of other children, each boasting an extraordinary talent that sets them apart. Except for Morrigan, who doesn''t seem to have any special talent at all. To stay in the safety of Nevermoor for good, Morrigan will need to find a way to pass the tests - or she''ll have to leave the city to confront her deadly fate.
15 results found


  • Aboutread.com makes it one-click away to discover great books from local library by linking books/movies to your library catalog search.

  • Copyright © 2022 Aboutread.com