Fever Dreams and the End of All Things

Fever Dreams and the End of All Things

by A. J. Massey
Fever Dreams and the End of All Things

Fever Dreams and the End of All Things

by A. J. Massey


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The sequel to the award-winning Where Dragonwoofs Sleep and the Fading Creeps.

As Ben, Avery, and Marcus near their last summer break before high school, a feverish sleep beckons them back to the mysterious dream realm of Meridia.

The three friends haven't returned to Meridia since they stopped the Fading from consuming their magical world. But a new triad of villains threatens the land: The Ghastly Three. Ben, Avery, and Marcus must join forces with a kodkod pirate, translucent elves, and even the Sovereign's former generals if they wish to survive.

Traversing the Lost City of Contraptionists, the Drowned Swamps, and the Undercurrent ruled by the Nightmare Queen herself, they race against the Ghastly Three to stop them from obtaining the World Builder, an artifact that empowers the wielder to reshape Meridia to their wicked desire.

Meanwhile, the real world is threatening to break them apart and thwart their summer plans. With changes unseen and secrets unspoken, will their friendship survive this supreme threat, as well as their transition to Trinity High?

Praise for Fever Dreams and the End of All Things:

"A compelling, original and spectacularly well-written fantasy coming-of-age/adventure story that will entice YA and adult readers into the dream world of Meridia and the all-too-real world of junior high school."
The Booklife Prize by Publishers Weekly

"A riveting fantasy sequel that skillfully expands the boundaries of its predecessor."
Kirkus Reviews

"Massey excels at creating vivid scenarios, demanding circumstances, and unexpected twists and turns that challenge young heroes to engage in the biggest battle of their lives."
D. Donovan, Senior Reviewer for Midwest Book Review

"Settle into a comfortable reading chair, relish the author's role as Dungeon Master and storyteller, and get involved in an intense and compelling adventure/fantasy tale."
Jack Magnus for Readers' Favorite

"A tireless and tremendously creative adventure, Fever Dreams and the End of All Things by A.J. Massey is a strong sequel in a deeply fascinating realm."
Self-Publishing Review

"This is not a book for small children, and it does not talk down to its audience or treat its young adult characters and readers as innocents to be pandered to, but as intelligent, thoughtful people in the throes of one of the most difficult times of their lives."
Catherine Langrehr for IndieReader

Praise for Where Dragonwoofs Sleep and the Fading Creeps, the precursor to Fever Dreams and the End of All Things:

Named to Kirkus Reviews' Best Books of 2018 & recipient of the Kirkus Star
"A fantasy with tremendous heart and a magisterial execution."​ ​
Kirkus Reviews

★★★★ (4.7)
"Hints of beloved fantasy throwbacks and tons of excitingly one-of-a-kind ideas coalesce into an impressive, ​unmissable fantasy adventure in WHERE DRAGONWOOFS SLEEP AND THE FADING CREEPS."​
Valerie Ettenhofer for IndieReader

2019 Book Award Winner
"Where Dragonwoofs Sleep and the Fading Creeps is one of the finer works of epic fantasy I've come across in some time, ​and it's most highly recommended."
J​ack Magnus for Readers' Favorite

"Combining the fundamental challenges of growing up with the universal battle of good and evil doesn't always work in literature, but Massey delivers a powerful and entertaining story with his debut work of fantasy."
Self-Publishing Review

"Where Dragonwoofs Sleep and the Fading Creeps will captivate young audiences with its unique blend of contemporary thrills and fantasy adventure."
Foreword Clarion Reviews

"This novel is the enchanting offspring of The Neverending Story and Alice in Wonderland. [...] A charming read with a satisfying plot twist and heartwarming conclusion."
The Booklife Prize by Publishers Weekly

"Where Dragonwoofs Sleep and the Fading Creeps" showcases author A. J. Massey as a master of the genre and a novelist with a genuine flair for originality and narrative driven storytelling."
Midwest Book Review

"Young adult readers take a foray into surrealism in this timely fantasy novel that alternates between middle school reality and an imaginary land to comment on contemporary themes and explore a common teen problem."
BlueInk Review

​"A marvelous book."
​Gary Shapiro, Host: From The Bookshelf - KSCO-FM

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781668516546
Publisher: Barnes & Noble Press
Publication date: 10/26/2021
Series: Where Dragonwoofs Sleep and the Fading Creeps , #2
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.63(d)

About the Author

A.J. Massey writes thrilling fantasy novels for young teens and adults. His first book, Where Dragonwoofs Sleep and the Fading Creeps, blends shared dream worlds and middle school and was influenced by his favorite childhood movies of the 80s, Labyrinth and The Neverending Story. He currently lives in Southern California with his wife, Katie, and pet dragonwoofs, Abby and Peanut.

Keep in touch with A.J. at www.dragonwoofs.com or follow @dragonwoofs on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.
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