If you are having issues logging into your account, please contact your library for assistance.

Record Details

Catalog Search


Available copies

  • 3 of 36 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 2 copies available at Douglas Library - North Canaan.

Current holds

10 current holds with 36 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Douglas Library - North Canaan F KLU (Text to phone) 1250217288 Adult New Fiction In process -
Douglas Library - North Canaan F KLU (Text to phone) 33490002546145 Adult New Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1250217288
  • ISBN: 9781250217288
  • ISBN: 9781250217288 : HRD
  • ISBN: 1250217288 : HRD
  • ISBN: 9781250217288
  • ISBN: 1250217288
  • ISBN: 9781250217318
  • ISBN: 1250217318
  • Physical Description: 398 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Tor, a Tom Doherty Associates Book, 2020.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Summary, etc.:
"A magical island. A dangerous task. A burning secret. Linus Baker leads a quiet, solitary life. At forty, he lives in a tiny house with a devious cat and his old records. As a Case Worker at the Department in Charge Of Magical Youth, he spends his days overseeing the well-being of children in government-sanctioned orphanages. When Linus is unexpectedly summoned by Extremely Upper Management he's given a curious and highly classified assignment: travel to Marsyas Island Orphanage, where six dangerous children reside: a gnome, a sprite, a wyvern, an unidentifiable green blob, a were-Pomeranian, and the Antichrist. Linus must set aside his fears and determine whether or not they're likely to bring about the end of days. But the children aren't the only secret the island keeps. Their caretaker is the charming and enigmatic Arthur Parnassus, who will do anything to keep his wards safe. As Arthur and Linus grow closer, long-held secrets are exposed, and Linus must make a choice: destroy a home or watch the world burn. An enchanting story, masterfully told, The House in the Cerulean Sea is about the profound experience of discovering an unlikely family in an unexpected place--and realizing that family is yours"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Magic > Fiction.
Orphans > Fiction.
Children > Fiction.
Orphanages > Fiction.
Children > Institutional care > Fiction.
Social workers > Fiction.
Mythical animals > Fiction.
FICTION / Fantasy / Contemporary.
FICTION / Fantasy / Humorous.
FICTION / Fantasy / Romantic.
Social workers.
Children > Institutional care.
Magic > Fiction.
Orphanages > Fiction.
Mythical animals > Fiction.
End of the world > Fiction.
Genre: Fantasy fiction.
Paranormal fiction.
Paranormal fiction.
Gay fiction.
Fantasy fiction.
Fantasy fiction.
Occult fiction.
Fantasy fiction.
Paranormal fiction.
Gay fiction.

Additional Resources