Tess and Theo Biedermann and their friend Jaime Cruz live in a Morningstarr apartment house—until a real estate developer announces that the city has agreed to sell him the five remaining Morningstarr buildings. Their likely destruction means the end of a dream long-held by the people of New York. And if Tess, Theo and Jaime want to save their home, they have to prove that the Old York Cipher is real. Which means they have to solve it.
From National Book Award Finalist Laura Ruby comes a visionary epic set in a New York City at once familiar and wholly unexpected.
Laura Ruby is the author of books for adults, teens, and children, including the Printz Award-winning and National Book Award finalist Bone Gap, the Edgar-nominated mystery Lily’s Ghosts, the Book Sense Pick Good Girls, and the acclaimed novels Play Me and Bad Apple. She is on the faculty of Hamline University’s MFA in writing for children and young adults program and lives in the Chicago area. You can visit her online at www.lauraruby.com.
This was an epic EPIC start to an even epic series. I know it's going to be good! Hey, this is Endy, and well I read this book! Man, I am so glad that I can do Kindle books now cause this one was really really good. I loved everything about it from the alternate New York setting to the characters. Parts of it were a little slower than I would have liked but it was so good I learned to live with it.
I really connected with everyone in this book and I can't wait for it to come out so I can get a copy. I also need book two asap!! (author if you read this please I need NEED book two now!) I have so many things I need to be answered!
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