The Age of Miracles

By Karen Thompson Walker. Random, $27 (9780812992977).


A coming-of-age story and a tale of a frightening possible future, this gem of a novel features 12-year-old Julia, who is living in a world that is coming to an end as the earth’s rotation gradually slows.




Awards Won

Title Year
Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults
Selected by the Books for Youth editors, the following titles comprise the year’s best personal reading for teenagers among adult books published in 2006. More on each book’s content and suggested audience can be found in the full-length Booklist review.
2012 - Selection(s)