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Namesake: A Novel (Fable #2) (Hardcover)
Spring 2021 Kids Indie Next List
“Namesake is a beautiful conclusion to the story begun in Fable. In Namesake, you get to see all the characters grow is such a perfect way. The descriptions are beautiful, and I loved diving below the sea with Fable again. In this book, we follow Fable as she tries to find her way back to the Marigold through new alliances as well as old and new enemies, but we don’t know who will come through to help her. I didn’t want this book to end.”
— Blair Bayless, Copperfield's Books, Sebastopol, CA
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
Following the Hello Sunshine Book Club pick Fable, New York Times bestselling author Adrienne Young returns with Namesake, a captivating conclusion to the duology, filled with action, emotion, and lyrical writing.
Trader. Fighter. Survivor.
With the Marigold ship free of her father, Fable and its crew were set to start over. That freedom is short-lived when she becomes a pawn in a notorious thug’s scheme. In order to get to her intended destination she must help him to secure a partnership with Holland, a powerful gem trader who is more than she seems.
As Fable descends deeper into a world of betrayal and deception, she learns that the secrets her mother took to her grave are now putting the people Fable cares about in danger. If Fable is going to save them then she must risk everything, including the boy she loves and the home she has finally found.
About the Author
Adrienne Young is a foodie with a deep love of history and travel and a shameless addiction to coffee. When she’s not writing, you can find her on her yoga mat, sipping wine over long dinners or disappearing into her favorite art museums. She lives with her documentary filmmaker husband and their four little wildlings in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. She is the author of the New York Times bestselling Sky in the Deep duology and the Fable duology.
"[A] richly imagined maritime world... Fans of the first volume will be pleased with this duology closer." —Kirkus Reviews
“An exciting, fast-paced ride that will ultimately satisfy those that stepped on board the Marigold with Fable last year...There’s plenty to love about this sequel: Its relentless pace keeps the story feeling as though something new and dramatic is happening on every page.” —Culturess
“Fans of the first book will recognize this seaswept world of ruthless criminals and daring adventure, and they’ll be satisfied to see Fable and West, noble, flawed, and devoted to each other and their crew, find their place in it.” —The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
“A stunning conclusion to an enthralling YA fantasy duology.” —Young Adults Book Central