Books by Barbara Else

THE VOLUME OF POSSIBLE ENDINGS by Barbara Else
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Feb. 1, 2015

"An entertaining romp, more comical than scary and with a poignant but hopeful close. (endpaper map) (Fantasy. 10-12)"
One child raised in secret and another assembled from mechanical and magical parts find themselves enmeshed in a deadly scheme to usurp the throne of Fontania in this high-spirited second sequel to The Traveling Restaurant (2012).Read full book review >
THE QUEEN AND THE NOBODY BOY by Barbara Else
Released: Sept. 1, 2013

"That death is the only surprise in this routine bildungsroman. (endpaper map) (Fantasy. 10-12)"
Else gathers a pile of well-seasoned fantasy kindling but fails to light it up in this uninspired sequel to the effervescent The Traveling Restaurant (2012). Read full book review >
Released: Jan. 1, 2012

"A heaping plateful of adventure, spiced to perfection with dangers, deft humor and silly bits. (Fantasy. 10-12)"
A seemingly ordinary lad boards a seagoing eatery and is swept up in a series of flights and pursuits that lead him to a higher destiny than he expects (or even wants, particularly). Read full book review >