A new YA novel from
novelist Patrick Ness, author of the Carnegie Medal- and Kate Greenaway
Medal-winning A Monster
Calls and the critically acclaimed Chaos Walking trilogy, The Rest of Us Just Live Here
is a bold and irreverent novel that powerfully reminds us that there are many
different types of remarkable.
What if you aren't the
Chosen One? The one who's supposed to fight the zombies, or the soul-eating
ghosts, or whatever the heck this new thing is, with the blue lights and the
What if you're like Mikey?
Who just wants to graduate and go to prom and maybe finally work up the courage
to ask Henna out before someone goes and blows up the high school. Again.
Because sometimes there are
problems bigger than this week's end of the world, and sometimes you just have
to find the extraordinary in your ordinary life.
Even if your best friend is
worshipped by mountain lions.
A cross-over novel, for
anyone who enjoyed the Curious Incident of the dog in the night time.