Audience:Teenage: Age (years) 12, Grade (US) 7
Dimensions:8.25in x 5.52 x 1.09 in | 0.84 lb
Page Count:496 pages
AUTHOR APPEAL: Erin Craig’s debut, House of Salt and Sorrows, was a New York Times bestseller, and this is her follow-up title—different world, different characters, but will appeal to HOSAS readers.
POPULAR GENRE: A beautifully creepy and romantic YA fantasy, Small Favors is The Village meets Needful Things.
LAYERED STORYTELLING: Loosely based on a fairy tale, Small Favors is a darkly gothic retelling rooted in American folklore—with a haunting love story
NOW IN PAPERBACK!
Praise for SMALL FAVORS:
A Reese’s Book Club Recommended Spooky Read!
A POPSUGAR Best Book of July Pick!
★“[A] gloriously dark fairy tale…Erin A. Craig has conjured a spellbinding tale of magic and horror.”—Shelf Awareness, starred review
“If you’re looking for a book to give you goosebumps as you read, you’re going to want to add this one to your TBR!”—The Nerd Daily
“A chilling tale about what lurks in the shadows of the people you think you know.”—TOR
“Small Favors by Erin A. Craig will give you chills no matter how hot it is outside.“—Popsugar
”An engrossing combination of the supernatural and human psychology.“—Kirkus
”Small Favors is as much about humanity as it is about horror. Perfect for readers who love mysteries and the macabre.“—BookPage
”Fans of Brenna Yovanoff and Erin Bowman will enjoy this lushly built, ominous rural America.“—PW
”Craig twists a slow-burn fairy tale around classic horror tropes that ultimately land on satisfying beats.“—SLJ
Praise for HOUSE OF SALT AND SORROWS:
“Haunting, atmospheric, and immersive.”—Bustle
“Nothing short of both haunting and mesmerizing…a perfect step into escapism and away from real life.”—Hypable
”It’s a fairy tale, a young-adult romance (though gothic enough for adult readers) and a whodunit too.“—The Wall Street Journal
”Chilling and atmospheric.“—Laura E. Weymouth, author of The Light Between Worlds
”Evocative details and lyrical, moody prose …a richly conceived story that blends mythic and Gothic storytelling.“—PW
”The novel’s vivid, evocative atmosphere will please fans of the gothic…chills aplenty.“—The Bulletin
”Equal parts gothic fairy tale and romance…compulsively readable.“—SLJ
”This moody maritime retelling of The Twelve Dancing Princesses blends elements of suspense and horror for a gothic twist on a familiar tale. A memorably built world populated with a hauntingly doomed family."—Booklist