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Chloe Durante

Editorial Intern

Chloe Durante studied at Montclair State University where she received a dual degree in English and Women & Gender Studies. She is currently interning at the Book Report Network and wishes to pursue a career in copywriting.

Sophie Cleverly

 
Sophie Cleverly began writing Scarlet and Ivy in her second year at university, where she studied Creative Writing. She knew she had to finish telling the story, and when she heard that the university offered an MA in Writing For Young People she realized it was the perfect opportunity. She lives in Wiltshire, England. This is her debut.

Chris Gall

Chris Gall is the award-winning author and illustrator of DOG VS. CAT, AWESOME DAWSON, REVENGE OF THE DINOTRUX, SUBSTITUTE CREACHER, and DINOTRUX, a Publishers Weekly Best Children's Book. He is also the illustrator of AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL, another Publishers Weekly Best Children's Book. He lives in Tucson, Arizona.

Editorial Content for The Nameless City

Contributors

Reviewer (text)

Aimee Rogers

THE NAMELESS CITY is Faith Erin Hicks’s newest graphic novel. It is a departure from the types of stories she has told in the past such as FRIENDS WITH BOYS and THE ADVENTURES OF SUPERHERO GIRL, which tend to lean toward contemporary realistic fiction with a dash of the supernatural. THE NAMELESS CITY, on the other hand, is historical fiction and is the first of a planned trilogy. Before I get too much further I want to say that my review is based upon an advanced reader’s copy of the book, which is in black and white except for about fifteen pages at the beginning of the book. Read More

Teaser

Every nation that invades the City gives it a new name. But before long, new invaders arrive and the City changes hands once again. The natives don't let themselves get caught up in the unending wars. To them, their home is the Nameless City, and those who try to name it are forever outsiders.
Kaidu is one such outsider. He's a Dao born and bred --- a member of the latest occupying nation. Rat is a native of the Nameless City. At first, she hates Kai for everything he stands for, but his love of his new home may be the one thing that can bring these two unlikely friends together.

Promo

Every nation that invades the City gives it a new name. But before long, new invaders arrive and the City changes hands once again. The natives don't let themselves get caught up in the unending wars. To them, their home is the Nameless City, and those who try to name it are forever outsiders.
Kaidu is one such outsider. He's a Dao born and bred --- a member of the latest occupying nation. Rat is a native of the Nameless City. At first, she hates Kai for everything he stands for, but his love of his new home may be the one thing that can bring these two unlikely friends together.

About the Book

Every nation that invades the City gives it a new name. But before long, new invaders arrive and the City changes hands once again. The natives don't let themselves get caught up in the unending wars. To them, their home is the Nameless City, and those who try to name it are forever outsiders.

Kaidu is one such outsider. He's a Dao born and bred --- a member of the latest occupying nation. Rat is a native of the Nameless City. At first, she hates Kai for everything he stands for, but his love of his new home may be the one thing that can bring these two unlikely friends together. Let's hope so, because the fate of the Nameless City rests in their hands.

Jared William Bowers

Reviewer

Proud husband and father, editor by trade, contributing writer at CincyMusic.com, working full-time social media/content coordinator for Jungle Jim's International Market, amateur photographer, total geek.

Nancy Cavanaugh

Nancy J. Cavanaugh has a BS in education and an MA in curriculum and instruction with multiple published works. She was a teacher for more than fifteen years and currently works as a Library Media Specialist at an elementary school. Nancy lives in Tarpon Springs, FL with her husband and daughter.

Cynthia Cassidy

Cynthia Cassidy is a middle school librarian in Warren Township, New Jersey. Cynthia has been a presenter for ISTE, NJAMLE and NJEA and won the SIGMS Technology Innovation Award in 2011.  She is committed to using her skills as a teacher, librarian and technology educator to develop a school community in which the infusion of technology, research and literature into instruction bolsters student motivation and achievement.

Angela Warsinske

Angela graduated with an undergraduate degree from Eastern Michigan University with a triple major in creative writing, art history and Theater Arts and a masters degree from Wayne State University in Library and Information Science. She is currently working as a full-time youth services librarian in Southeastern Michigan. She loves reading books, reviewing books and recommending books to people of all ages, especially those who are reluctant to read. At a young age she always loved the places stories could take you.