Today’s Book Spotlight is on The Book of Dead Days by: Marcus Sedwick.
Boy is just that: an orphan boy with no name, no family, and no place to call his own. He works as an assistant for the great buy eccentric magician Valerian. Valerian is rude and cruel to him, but he’s given Boy a roof to sleep under, so Boy doesn’t object.
Lately, Valerian seems distracted and Boy is the only one that notices. There is something after him, something dangerous and deadly, and Valerian must find a special book in order to stop this horrible fate. But the book has been lost for centuries and no one has any clue how to find it. Valerian and Boy (along with a plucky young girl named Willow) must brave the city, the countrysides, and all of its dark secrets in order to find this mysterious book and save Valerian’s life.
the Book of Dead Days is a supernatural mystery full of danger and suspense. It is the first book in a two-part series by Marcus Sedgwick. It’s a spooky read, perfect for the month of October. If you’d like to reserve a copy of this book, please fill out a book request form.