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Far Far Away

Tom McNeal

A National Book Award Finalist An Edgar Award Finalist A California Book Award Gold Medal Winner A dark, contemporary fairy tale in the tradition of Neil Gaiman. Jeremy Johnson Johnson hears voices. Or, specifically, one voice: the ghost of Jacob Grimm, one half of The Brothers Grimm. Jacob watches over Jeremy, protecting him from an unknown dark evil whispered about in the space between this world and the next. But Jacob can't protect Jeremy from everything. When coltish, copper-haired Ginger Boultinghouse takes a bite of a cake so delicious it's rumored to be bewitched, she falls in love with the first person she sees: Jeremy. In any other place, this would be a turn for the better for Jeremy, but not in Never Better, where the Finder of Occasions-whose identity and evil intentions nobody knows-is watching and waiting, waiting and watching. . . And as anyone familiar with the Brothers Grimm know, not all fairy tales have happy endings. Veteran writer Tom McNeal has crafted a young adult novel at once grim(m) and hopeful, full of twists, and perfect for fans of contemporary fairy tales like Neil Gaiman's The Graveyard Book and Holly Black's Doll Bones. The recipient of five starred reviews, Publishers Weekly called Far Far Away "inventive and deeply poignant." From the Hardcover edition.

A National Book Award Finalist An Edgar Award Finalist A California Book Award Gold Medal Winner A dark, contemporary fairy tale in the tradition of Neil Gaiman. Jeremy Johnson Johnson hears voices. Or, specifically, one voice: the ghost of Jacob Grimm, one half of The Brothers Grimm. Jacob watches over Jeremy, protecting him from an unknown dark evil whispered about in the space between this world and the next. But Jacob can't protect Jeremy from everything. When coltish, copper-haired Ginger Boultinghouse takes a bite of a cake so delicious it's rumored to be bewitched, she falls in love with the first person she sees: Jeremy. In any other place, this would be a turn for the better for Jeremy, but not in Never Better, where the Finder of Occasions-whose identity and evil intentions nobody knows-is watching and waiting, waiting and watching. . . And as anyone familiar with the Brothers Grimm know, not all fairy tales have happy endings. Veteran writer Tom McNeal has crafted a young adult novel at once grim(m) and hopeful, full of twists, and perfect for fans of contemporary fairy tales like Neil Gaiman's The Graveyard Book and Holly Black's Doll Bones. The recipient of five starred reviews, Publishers Weekly called Far Far Away "inventive and deeply poignant." From the Hardcover edition.
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A National Book Award Finalist An Edgar Award Finalist A California Book Award Gold Medal Winner A dark, contemporary fairy tale in the tradition of Neil Gaiman. Jeremy Johnson Johnson hears voices. Or, specifically, one voice: the ghost of Jacob Grimm, one half of The Brothers Grimm. Jacob watches over Jeremy, protecting him from an unknown dark evil whispered about in the space between this world and the next. But Jacob can't protect Jeremy from everything. When coltish, copper-haired Ginger Boultinghouse takes a bite of a cake so delicious it's rumored to be bewitched, she falls in love with the first person she sees: Jeremy. In any other place, this would be a turn for the better for Jeremy, but not in Never Better, where the Finder of Occasions-whose identity and evil intentions nobody knows-is watching and waiting, waiting and watching. . . And as anyone familiar with the Brothers Grimm know, not all fairy tales have happy endings. Veteran writer Tom McNeal has crafted a young adult novel at once grim(m) and hopeful, full of twists, and perfect for fans of contemporary fairy tales like Neil Gaiman's The Graveyard Book and Holly Black's Doll Bones. The recipient of five starred reviews, Publishers Weekly called Far Far Away "inventive and deeply poignant." From the Hardcover edition.

Language:

English

Narrators:

W. Morgan Sheppard

Length:

10h 55m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

00:39


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

07:27


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

09:19


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

06:14


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

07:25


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

08:04


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

07:23


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

05:25


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

04:59


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

05:52


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

04:51


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

07:52


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

04:55


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

09:17


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

08:32


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

08:14


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

07:54


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

06:32


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

09:21


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

09:14


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

08:42


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

09:19


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

06:40


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

08:06


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

07:10


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

04:42


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

06:57


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

03:12


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

05:21


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

05:31


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

05:38


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

06:31


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

06:36


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

03:49


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

05:40


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

06:13


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

06:31


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

05:14


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

08:24


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

04:43


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

05:40


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

07:05


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

05:03


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

08:51


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

07:20


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

05:22


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

06:37


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

06:23


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

05:16


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

05:57


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

09:29


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

03:54


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

07:23


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

07:36


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

07:58


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

08:51


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

08:32


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

06:12


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

04:06


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

09:17


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

04:44


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

07:15


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

09:13


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

06:22


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

07:57


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

08:30


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

08:43


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

08:25


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

07:54


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

07:41


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

08:45


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

09:17


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

05:19


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

08:59


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

04:44


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

09:45


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

08:19


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

09:44


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

03:54


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

08:14


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

06:56


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

04:45


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

07:00


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

04:57


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

04:44


Chapter 85
Chapter 85

09:42


Chapter 86
Chapter 86

07:43


Chapter 87
Chapter 87

04:47


Chapter 88
Chapter 88

05:08


Chapter 89
Chapter 89

07:41


Chapter 90
Chapter 90

05:08


Chapter 91
Chapter 91

09:21


Chapter 92
Chapter 92

09:55


Chapter 93
Chapter 93

08:00


Chapter 94
Chapter 94

04:37


Chapter 95
Chapter 95

00:30