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Announcing the winner of the Strange Lands Correspondent contest and an interview with Amelia Atwater-Rhodes!

Plus find out how to win tickets to the City of Ember movie premiere!

2008 Strange Lands Correspondent Contest Winner Announced!

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Den of Shadows - Now with a whole new look

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The Edge Chronicles: Midnight Over Sanctaphrax
by Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell | $6.99

The Mother Storm is brewing—a storm more terrifying than any seen in the lifetime of any Edgelander. It must strike the source of the Edgewater River to bring new energy to the land. But in its way is Sanctaphrax, a magnificent city built on a floating rock and tethered to the land by a massive chain. Only one person can save the Edgelands from certain disaster: Twig, the young sky pirate captain who dared to sail over the Edge—and returned with his memory shattered and his crew flung far and wide. But to recover his memory and take action, Twig must first find his lost crew. Read more

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City in the Lake
by Rachel Neumeier | $15.99

Ever since the Prince disappeared, nothing has been right in the Kingdom. Timou’s father journeys to the City to help look for the Prince, but never returns. Timou who was learning to be a mage under her father’s tutelage, senses that the disturbance in the Kingdom is linked to her—and to the undiscovered heritage of the mother she never knew. She must leave her village, even if it means confronting powers greater than her own, even though what she finds may challenge everything she knows. Read more

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Heck: Where the Bad Kids Go
by Dale E. Basye | $16.99

When Milton and Marlo Fauster die in a marshmallow bear explosion, they get sent straight to Heck, an otherworldly reform school. Milton can understand why his kleptomaniac sister is here, but Milton is—or was—a model citizen. Has a mistake been made? Not according to Bea “Elsa” Bubb, the Principal of Darkness. She doesn’t make mistakes. Will Milton and Marlo find a way to escape? Or are they stuck here for all eternity, or until they turn 18, whichever comes first? Read more

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