Obsidian Mirror by Catherine Fisher audiobook

Obsidian Mirror

By Catherine Fisher
Read by Katherine Skinner

Listening Library (Audio) 9780803739697

The Obsidian Mirror Trilogy: Book 1

8.45 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9781101603161

The obsidian mirror. Its power is great and terrible. Men have been lost in it, the dead brought back to life through it, and the future annihilated by it. Or this is what will happen unless the mirror is destroyed. Three people seek the mirror: the first has been sent from the future to shatter its power; the second will protect the mirror at all costs, obsessed with its power; and the third needs the mirror to find a murdered father and save his life. But only one can succeed. The mirror can send you to the past, but it will not bring you back. With superb world-building that includes the real world, the faery world, and a dystopic future, this hauntingly astonishing adventure is the start of a new trilogy from the master of the sci-fi/fantasy genre, Catherine Fisher. Fans of Orson Scott Card, Shakespeare, Grimm, and Blade Runner won't be disappointed.

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Summary

Summary

The obsidian mirror. Its power is great and terrible. Men have been lost in it, the dead brought back to life through it, and the future annihilated by it. Or this is what will happen unless the mirror is destroyed. Three people seek the mirror: the first has been sent from the future to shatter its power; the second will protect the mirror at all costs, obsessed with its power; and the third needs the mirror to find a murdered father and save his life. But only one can succeed. The mirror can send you to the past, but it will not bring you back. With superb world-building that includes the real world, the faery world, and a dystopic future, this hauntingly astonishing adventure is the start of a new trilogy from the master of the sci-fi/fantasy genre, Catherine Fisher. Fans of Orson Scott Card, Shakespeare, Grimm, and Blade Runner won't be disappointed.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

Readers will be dazzled, captivated, and desperate for the next  installment. Kirkus Reviews
Punctuated with narrow-escape scenes and, in its time-travel plot, hints at thinking about how acts of the present impinge on the future. Horn Book
An engrossing, enthralling fiction. New York Times
Intense and worthy of the fantasy, mystery, science fiction genre. Library Media Connection
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With an impressive cast of intriguing characters and interwoven plotlines, this marvelous novel blends science fiction, fantasy, time travel, mystery, and adventure. Fisher deftly crafts each scene to create a gradually emerging puzzle with lots of tiny pieces…Those who loved the genre-mixing fun of Colfer’s Artemis Fowl will find this to be right up their alley. Starred Review, BCCB
Fisher effectively alternates brooding mystery with thrilling action. This blend of science fiction and fantasy is certified fresh. Booklist
* “A spell-binding maze of mystery-filled pages full of unexpected twists and turns that will draw readers in … combines time travel, the fey or faeries, and a future in ruins with potent success… Fans of Kady Cross, Cassandre Clare, and Doctor Who will be enthralled with this must-read title. VOYA, starred review
Named a Best Book of the Year by The Washington Post, Horn Book, SLJ, Kirkus, PW, Amazon.com, CCBC, YALSA; recipient of five starred reviews; New York Times bestseller — Incarceron
“Punctuated with narrow-escape scenes and, in its time-travel plot, hints at thinking about how acts of the present impinge on the future.” Horn Book
“Fisher’s tale should…appeal to a wide audience.” Publishers Weekly
“A spell-binding maze of mystery-filled pages full of unexpected twists and turns that will draw readers in…combines time travel, the fey or faeries, and a future in ruins with potent success.” VOYA (starred review)
“Fisher effectively alternates brooding mystery with thrilling action. This blend of science fiction and fantasy is certified fresh.” Booklist
“Readers will be dazzled, captivated, frustrated and desperate for the next installment.” Kirkus Reviews

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Author

Author Bio: Catherine Fisher

Author Bio: Catherine Fisher

Catherine Fisher is the New York Times bestselling author of Incarceron. She is “one of today’s best fantasy writers,” according to the London Independent. An acclaimed novelist and poet, she has written many fantasy books for young people, including The Oracle Prophecy series.

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Details

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 8.45
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English