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As of writing this, The Radiant Road is the most recent thing I’ve read, but I have a feeling it’s going to stick with me for a long time, just as her previous book, Summer & Bird, has. The story of a girl who sees the magic (or Strange with a capital “S”) in everyday life, Clare quickly falls into fantastical danger when she moves back to her birthplace in Ireland. The ability to love and create is at stake, and Catmull beautifully explores the themes of both. As someone who has very vivid dreams, I was particularly drawn to how much of the plot revolves around dreaming, and how influential it is. And did I mention, her way with language is superbly gorgeous.— Consuelo
★ "A stunningly atmospheric, gorgeously complicated dream of a book." --Publishers Weekly, starred review
★ "An unforgettable tale . . . that contains all the darkness and light of A Midsummer Night's Dream." --School Library Journal, starred review
"Gorgeous, haunting, and wonderfully strange, The Radiant Road establishes Katherine Catmull as a master of the modern fairy tale." --Anne Ursu, author of The Real Boy and Breadcrumbs
"Katherine Catmull deftly weaves Clare's contemporary story with ancient Celtic lore. The Radiant Road is a beguiling novel with a strong, engaging protagonist." --Juliet Marillier, author of Daughter of the Forest and Wildwood Dancing