Sarah Beth Durst

Enchanted Ivy

ISBN: 9781416986454

Enchanted Ivy

a young adult novel
by Sarah Beth Durst
available now from Simon & Schuster / Margaret K. McElderry Books

A story about getting into college. You know, taking the campus tour, talking to the gargoyles, flirting with the were-tigers, riding the dragons...

While visiting the campus of Princeton University, 16-year-old Lily discovers a secret gate to a magical realm and must race against time to save herself, her world, and any hope she has of college admission.

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"Durst deftly layers in mythologies, drawing upon the vaunted status of the Ivy League schools, students' stories and superstitions, common tropes of fantasy literature and the propaganda of war. A refreshing entry in the urban-fantasy field and a solid adventure tale." -- Kirkus (Read full review)

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"Every page of ENCHANTED IVY weaves a delightful, seductive spell. Lily is a true heroine--smart, intrepid, and utterly human. I'd give anything to travel to the world of Sarah Beth Durst's imagination!" -- Jeri Smith-Ready, award-winning author of Shade

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"The SATs are nothing compared to cranky dragons, and this test's a killer. Durst's passion for her alma mater shines through with every whimsical, exciting page, as she weaves a captivating, magical tale that demands a sequel." -- Michael Jones, Realms of Fantasy

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Download high-res cover art by Sam Weber.


See the setting for Enchanted Ivy
in the Enchanted Ivy Campus Tour.

US ISBN (hc): 9781416986454
US ISBN (pb): 9781416986461

International Editions


Ivy - Steinerne Wächter
German Translation

available now from
Egmont / Lyx

German ISBN: 9783802586033

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