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The Day the Angels Fell by Shawn Smucker


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Also by Shawn Smucker:

The Weight of Memory, July 2021
Paperback / e-Book
These Nameless Things, July 2020
Paperback / e-Book
Light from Distant Stars, July 2019
The Edge of Over There, April 2019
Paperback / e-Book (reprint)
The Day the Angels Fell, July 2018
Paperback / e-Book (reprint)
The Edge of Over There, July 2018
Hardcover / e-Book
The Day the Angels Fell, September 2017
Hardcover / e-Book

The Day the Angels Fell
Shawn Smucker

September 2017
On Sale: September 5, 2017
320 pages
ISBN: 0800728491
EAN: 9780800728496
Kindle: B06XC6WJZ5
Hardcover / e-Book
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Paperback (reprint - July 2018)

Young Adult | Inspirational

It was the summer of storms and strays and strangers. The summer that lightning struck the big oak tree in the front yard. The summer his mother died in a tragic accident. As he recalls the tumultuous events that launched a surprising journey, Samuel can still hardly believe it all happened.

After his mother's death, twelve-year-old Samuel Chambers would do anything to turn back time. Prompted by three strange carnival fortune-tellers and the surfacing of his mysterious and reclusive neighbor, Samuel begins his search for the Tree of Life--the only thing that could possibly bring his mother back. His quest to defeat death entangles him and his best friend Abra in an ancient conflict and forces Samuel to grapple with an unwelcome question: could it be possible that death is a gift?

Haunting and hypnotic, The Day the Angels Fell is a story that explores the difficult questions of life in a voice that is fresh, friendly, and unafraid. With this powerful debut, Shawn Smucker has carved out a spot for himself in the tradition of authors Madeleine L'Engle and Lois Lowry.


11 comments posted.

Re: The Day the Angels Fell

I miss Gap! Some of my favorite trips went through Gap, PA.
(Sara Reyes 11:53am August 25, 2017)

Looks like a good read. Keep up the good work
Dynal Roberson 2:55pm August 25, 2017)

Sounds like its a great book!
Nicole Bouchey 8:57am August 26, 2017)

Seeing you're compare to Lois Lowry, I want to read your books.
Nadine Stacy 9:28am August 26, 2017)

This novel sounds captivating and intriguing. I would enjoy it
Sharon Berger 6:01pm August 26, 2017)

Looking forward to reading your book!!!
Jean Benedict 12:15pm August 27, 2017)

Frankly, was hooked with the writing in this blog post and
am intrigued by your "voice." Your book sounds fascinating
and my interest is piqued.
G. Bisbjerg 9:12pm August 27, 2017)

Looking for something new to read!
Nicole Davis 10:13pm August 28, 2017)

Sounds like a great story! Thanks for the chance!
Tanja Dancy 7:36am August 29, 2017)

Sounds like a great book! Looking forward to reading
it!!Thanks for the contest!!!
Teresa Ward 8:50pm August 29, 2017)

Sounds interesting - thanks for the opportunity to win it!
Amber Mancebo 6:06pm August 31, 2017)

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