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  • 1 of 2 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 1 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

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1 current hold with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Crookston Public Library SF ROS (Text) 33500013386362 New Available -
Moorhead Public Library SF ROS (Text) 33500013386354 New Checked out 06/01/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780316483469
  • ISBN: 031648346X
  • Physical Description: 403 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Redhook, 2021.

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Summary, etc.:
"Deep in the Hungarian woods, the sacred magic of King Solomon lives on in his descendants. Gathering under the midnight stars, they perform small miracles and none are more gifted than the great Rabbi Isaac and his three daughters. But darkness is creeping across Europe, threatening the lives of every Jewish person in every village. Each sister will have to make an impossible choice in an effort to survive - and change the fate of their family forever"-- Provided by publisher
Reviews

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2021 March #2
    Rossner (The Sisters of the Winter Wood, 2018) has crafted a masterful tale blending Jewish mysticism, fairy tales, and history in this story about three girls who wield the sacred magic of King Solomon's descendants. Each of the sisters presents her perspective as they grow from squabbling siblings to a unified front in the face of adversity. Hannah, the oldest, has supernatural abilities with healing and plants and assists their father as his scribe. Sarah, brooding and angry, has an untameable flame within her that accidentally burns their garden, though she eventually learns to control it—somewhat—from one of her father's apprentices. Levana daydreams about the stars, connecting with them intimately while studying with her father at the synagogue. When tragedy strikes their family and they are forced to flee, they adopt new names and move past their infighting to find the best path forward for their struggling family. This spectacular coming-of-age story shows the evolution that each of the sisters moves through to find their ending. Copyright 2021 Booklist Reviews.
  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2021 March #2
    Rossner (The Sisters of the Winter Wood, 2018) has crafted a masterful tale blending Jewish mysticism, fairy tales, and history in this story about three girls who wield the sacred magic of King Solomon's descendants. Each of the sisters presents her perspective as they grow from squabbling siblings to a unified front in the face of adversity. Hannah, the oldest, has supernatural abilities with healing and plants and assists their father as his scribe. Sarah, brooding and angry, has an untameable flame within her that accidentally burns their garden, though she eventually learns to control it—somewhat—from one of her father's apprentices. Levana daydreams about the stars, connecting with them intimately while studying with her father at the synagogue. When tragedy strikes their family and they are forced to flee, they adopt new names and move past their infighting to find the best path forward for their struggling family. This spectacular coming-of-age story shows the evolution that each of the sisters moves through to find their ending. Copyright 2021 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

Rena Rossner hails from Miami Beach, Florida. She is a graduate of the Johns Hopkins University Writing Seminars Program and holds an MA in history from McGill University in Montreal, Canada. Her debut novel, The Sisters of the Winter Wood was listed as 'One of the 100 Best Books' of the year by Publisher's Weekly. She currently lives in Israel with her husband, five children, and a pug, where she works as a literary agent. Her grandparents and great grandparents are from Russia, Ukraine, Moldova, Hungary, and Romania. Their stories inspire her work.

Subject: Magic > Fiction.
Fairy tales > Fiction.
Sisters > Fiction.
Family secrets > Fiction.
Forests and forestry > Fiction.
Genre: Fantasy fiction.
Novels.

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