An ALA Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Readers and An ALA Great Graphic Novel for Teens An astonishing graphic novel from Holly Black, bestselling author of The Spiderwick Chronicles. Rue Silver is about to discover that her life isn't all what it appears to be. She returns home one day to find her mother missing and her father blamed for her disappearance. Did he commit murder? Is there another truth beneath it all? Rue digs deeper into her family's past and makes a startling discovery: her mother is a faerie, and she has vanished back into the faerie realm because of a broken promise. Rue must fight sinister forces to get her back — and in the meantime engage with a number of faerie folk who have hidden agendas of their own. Beware: The faerie realm is about to crash into our own Once again, Holly Black creates a mysterious, dark would full of threat, romance, and illusion...this time matched by the amazing imagination of graphic artist Ted Naifeh.