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Laura Ruby

  • 5 stars across 8 books

    Originally from the East Coast, Laura Ruby now lives in Chicago with her husband, two stepdaughters and two cats. As well as being the author of LILY'S GHOSTS, a novel for readers of all ages, her short fiction for adults has appeared in numerous literary magazines.

    20th June 2013

    The Boy Who Could Fly

    One day the Fat Fairy turns up at Thomas Top's house to grant him a birthday wish. Thomas can't think what to ask for, s... More

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    29th June 2017

    York: The Shadow Cipher

    "The first book in an exciting new series that's great for fans of steampunk, history, mystery, and magic. Let the puzzl... More

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    1st May 2007

    Good Girls

    A Forever for the 21st Century. Audrey is a good girl: a good student, daughter and friend. She's also t... More

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    6th August 2007

    The Invisible Girl

    Step into a wildly imaginative world with an invisible girl, a flying boy and where being weird is brilliantly wonderf... More

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    29th December 2016

    Bone Gap

    He'd been drawn here by the grass and the bees and the strange sensation that this was a magical place, that the bones o... More

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    13th June 2019

    York: The Clockwork Ghost

    National Book Award finalist Laura Ruby returns with the middle chapter in her epic alternate-history adventure-a jo... More

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    25th June 2020

    York: The Map of Stars

    The thrilling conclusion to two-time National Book Award finalist Laura Ruby's epic adventure through the streets of... More

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    24th June 2021

    York: The Map of Stars

    The thrilling conclusion to two-time National Book Award finalist Laura Ruby's epic adventure through the streets of... More

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      The Boy Who Could Fly

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      Have you ever heard of the fat fairy? Well if your lucky she might visit you on grant you a birthday wish.
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