Angel Thieves Promo

ANGEL THIEVES

By KATHI APPELT

Young Adult / Magical Realism / Historical / Contemporary

Publisher: Atheneum / Caitlyn Dlouhy Books

Date of Publication: March 12, 2019

Number of Pages: 336

Scroll down for the giveaway!

An ocelot. A slave. An angel thief.

 Multiple perspectives spanning across time are united through themes of freedom, hope, and faith in a most unusual and epic novel from Newbery Honor–winning author and National Book Award finalist Kathi Appelt.

Sixteen-year-old Cade Curtis is an angel thief. After his mother’s family rejected him for being born out of wedlock, he and his dad moved to the apartment above a local antique shop. The only payment the owner Mrs. Walker requests: marble angels, stolen from graveyards, for her to sell for thousands of dollars to collectors. But there’s one angel that would be the last they’d ever need to steal; an angel, carved by a slave, with one hand open and one hand closed. If only Cade could find it…

Zorra, a young ocelot, watches the bayou rush past her yearningly. The poacher who captured and caged her has long since lost her, and Zorra is getting hungrier and thirstier by the day. Trapped, she only has the sounds of the bayou for comfort—but it tells her help will come soon.

Before Zorra, Achsah, a slave, watched the very same bayou with her two young daughters. After the death of her master, Achsah is free, but she’ll be damned if her daughters aren’t freed with her. All they need to do is find the church with an angel with one hand open and one hand closed…

In a masterful feat, National Book Award Honoree Kathi Appelt weaves together stories across time, connected by the bayou, an angel, and the universal desire to be free.

CLICK TO PURCHASE

BRAZOS BOOKSTOREBLUE WILLOW BOOKSHOPBOOK PEOPLE

AMAZONBARNES AND NOBLEINDIEBOUND

Add to Goodreads

PRAISE FOR ANGEL THIEVES:

Spiritual, succinct, and emotionally gripping. 

— School Library Journal

A heartfelt love letter to Houston that acknowledges the bad parts of its history while uplifting the good. – BCBB

Shows the best and worst sides of humanity and underscores the powerful force of the bayou, which both holds and erases secrets.  

— Publishers Weekly

Narrative strands are like tributaries that begin as separate entities but eventually merge into a single thematic connection: that love, whether lost or found, is always powerful. — Horn Book

Richly drawn and important. — Booklist, starred review

Kathi Appelt is the author of the Newbery Honoree, National Book Award finalist, PEN USA Literary Award–winning, and bestselling The Underneath as well as the National Book Award finalist The True Blue Scouts of Sugar Man Swamp, Maybe a Fox (with Alison McGhee), Keeper, and many picture books including Counting Crows and Max … Attacks

She has two grown children and lives in College Station, Texas, with her husband and their six cats. She serves as a faculty member at Vermont College of Fine Arts in their MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults program.

Website  ║  Twitter ║ Facebook ║ Instagram 

Blog  ║ Goodreads  ║  BookBub

Amazon Author Page  ║  Pinterest

Learn more by visiting the Angel Thieves Pinterest Boards!

————————————-

GIVEAWAY!  GIVEAWAY!  GIVEAWAY!

THREE SIGNED COPIES OF ANGEL THIEVES

SEPTEMBER 24-OCTOBER 4, 2019

(U.S. Only)

a Rafflecopter giveaway

VISIT THE OTHER GREAT BLOGS ON THE TOUR:

9/24/19Book TrailerThe Page Unbound
9/24/19Book TrailerStoreyBook Reviews
9/25/19ReviewMissus Gonzo
9/26/19Guest PostStory Schmoozing Book Reviews
9/26/19Guest PostThat’s What She’s Reading
9/27/19ReviewHall Ways Blog
9/28/19Guest PostSybrina’s Book Blog
9/28/19Guest PostReading by Moonlight
9/29/19ReviewForgotten Winds
9/30/19ReviewMomma on the Rocks
10/1/19PlaylistChapter Break Book Blog
10/1/19Author InterviewTexas Book Lover
10/2/19ReviewThe Clueless Gent
10/3/19ReviewThe Love of a Bibliophile
10/3/19ReviewAll the Ups and Downs

blog tour services provided by

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *