Laura Ruby

Laura Ruby

  • 5 stars across 10 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... MoreThe Boy Who Could Fly

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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... MoreYork: The Shadow Cipher

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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 the las... MoreGood Girls

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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 wonderful... MoreThe Invisible Girl

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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... MoreBone Gap

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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 journe... MoreYork: The Clockwork Ghost

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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 an ... MoreYork: The Map of Stars

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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 an ... MoreYork: The Map of Stars

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25th May 2021

Vampires Never Get Old: Tales with Fresh Bite

Eleven diverse vampire stories from YA’s leading voices, including V.E. Schwab's First Kill, now a major Netflix adaptat... MoreVampires Never Get Old: Tales with Fresh Bite

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14th April 2022

Me and Ms. Too

National Book Award finalist Laura Ruby and New York Times-bestselling illustrator Dung Ho bring us an unforgettable sto... MoreMe and Ms. Too

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  • York: The Shadow Cipher

    York: The Shadow Cipher

    This is definitely another book for the older children. I would say maybe 12+ on this one, due to the sciencey background to the story as well as the...

  • The Boy Who Could Fly

    The Boy Who Could Fly

    What a delightful story of friendship and finding ones place in the world. Has similarities to Not Now Bernard with a real touch of magical flying! ...

  • The Boy Who Could Fly

    The Boy Who Could Fly

    by Chris11

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