"The Powerses' worldbuilding and writing will hold [readers] hooked. they're going to locate themselves wondering what's truth and what's fiction and cheering Adam on as he trips during this new, unusual global. A gripping, philosophical paranormal thriller."
"Fans of Holly Black and Cassandra Clare will take pleasure in this sequence starters."
--School Library Journal
"Adam cannot even develop a guy beard but, yet he can do whatever his pals cannot do--go to Limbo and again. arrange to root for him as he makes new pals, discovers who he's, and saves a couple of souls within the method. it is a fast paced, page-turning story!"
--Skila Brown, writer of Caminar
"With an ideal stability of real-world and legendary, Adam's tale explores lifestyles and demise, and every little thing in among. somebody trying to find a considerate tackle life's giant questions will locate it right here, paired with clean info, a fast-moving tale, and impressive global building."
--Amy Rose Capetta, writer of Entangled
Adam desires not anything greater than to be a "normal" youngster, yet his truth is instantly leaking basic. Afraid to sleep as a result of monster that stalks his desires, Adam's breakdown in school in entrance of his weigh down Sarah lands him within the hospital.
As he struggles to deal with his day by day lifestyles, Adam can in simple terms vaguely understand a few kind of destiny. His mom died whilst he used to be in simple terms 4 and his eccentric father--who could be an murderer, a voodoo god, the reincarnation of the Buddha, or whatever even stranger--is by no means on hand while Adam rather wishes him. Even his paranoid grandfather, who insists that folks are "out to kill the total family," is not any help.
Adam's lifestyles takes a good more odd flip whilst a fats guy with a gold enamel and a medallion confronts his father concerning Adam's intended "True Destiny." Adam is quickly headed towards a collision with existence, dying, and the entities charged with shepherding souls of the newly lifeless, all competing to manage profitable territories the place a few nightmares are actual and psychopomps of historic legends stroll the streets of North America.