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Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
FSG Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 9780374706838464 Pages, Ages 12-18
The dreamhunting began as a beautiful thing, when Tziga Hame discovered that he could enter the Place and share the dreams he found there with other people. But Tziga Hame has disappeared and Laura, his daughter, knows that the art of projecting dreams has turned sour.
On St. Lazarus's Eve, when elite citizens gather at the Rainbow Opera to experience the sweet dream of Homecoming, Laura, determined to show them the truth, plunges them into the nightmare used to control the convict workers. The event marks the first blow in the battle for control of the Place, the source of dreams. Then, when Laura's cousin, Rose, uncovers evidence that the government has been building a secret rail line deep into the Place, Laura follows it to find out what lies at its end. As she struggles to counter the government's sinister plans, a deeper mystery surfaces, a puzzle only Laura can unravel, a puzzle having to do with the very nature of the Place. What is the Place, after all? And what does it want from her?
Inventive and richly imagined, Elizabeth Knox's Dreamquake, dramatic conclusion to the Dreamhunter Duet, will satisfy readers – whether or not they've read Book One.
"It is like nothing else I've ever read." -- Stephenie Meyer, The Twilight Saga
Booklist Editors' Choice, CCBC Choice (Univ. of WI), American Library Association Best Books for Young Adults, ALA Best Books for Young Adults, NYPL Books for the Teen Age, NYPLT Books for the Teen Age, Books for the Teen Age, New York Public Library, Booklist Top 10 Fantasy for Youth, Michael L. Printz Award - Honor
The stand of trees Laura had picked as a landmark was getting closer, but only very slowly. She sighed and picked up her pace. She was hungry, but that was no excuse for dragging her feet and daydreaming.