The Waning Age (Viking, 2019)

A conversation with Kenny Brechner of DDG Booksellers about THE WANING AGE

  • A Publisher’s Weekly Best Book of 2019
  • ★ “This fast-paced novel provides readers with a deep range of emotions while highlighting the importance of empathy, attachment, and emotional intelligence.” Publisher’s Weekly
  • ★ “A provoking, striking call to self-reflection.” Kirkus Reviews, starred review
  • ★ “A must-have for libraries with dystopian fans.” School Library Journal, starred review
  • “A dazzling, emotional journey about a sister’s love and the fight against an emotionless society.” Booklist

Mapmakers Trilogy (Viking, 2014, 2015, 2016)

  • Winner, Grand Prix de l’Imaginaire (Etonnants Voyageurs) for Foreign YA Fiction
  • Finalist, Mythopoeic Fantasy Award (2017)

The Crimson Skew (Viking, 2016)

  • A Junior Library Guild selection
  • ★ “A triumphant conclusion to a prodigious feat of storytelling.”—Kirkus Reviews, starred review
  • ★ “A sharply creative, engrossing trilogy . . . Grove’s imaginative world building continues to dazzle in this third entry . . . Enormously satisfying”—BCCB, starred review
  • ★ “A fantasy series unlike any other . . . Grove has created a wonderfully unique series with multiple layers for students and teachers to explore.”—VOYA, starred review
  • “Wildly inventive . . . Readers enamored by Sophia’s travels and Grove’s uncommonly original fantasy world will be satisfied by this bittersweet conclusion, which leaves plenty of room for further tales.”—Booklist

The Golden Specific (Viking, 2015)

  • A Junior Library Guild Selection
  • Finalist, New England Booksellers’ Association Award
  • “This delicious blend of magic, history, and science will continue to delight fans of intricate world-building and rich storytelling.”—School Library Journal
  • “Readers who have already read the first installment will gladly savor another journey with Sophia and marvel at the worlds they enter. Brilliantly imagined and full of wonder.”—Kirkus Reviews

The Glass Sentence (Viking, 2014)

  • New York Times Bestseller
  • An IndieBound National Bestseller
  • A Summer/Fall 2014 Indies Introduce New Voices Selection
  • A Top Ten Kid’s Next Selection
  • Publishers Weekly Flying Start
  • Washington Post Summer Book Club Selection
  • A Junior Library Guild Selection
  • One of Publishers Weekly’s Best Summer Reads
  • An Amazon Summer 2014 Reading Selection
  • An Amazon Top 20 Children’s/YA Book of 2014
  • An ABC Best Book of 2014

★ “Brilliant in concept, breathtaking in scale and stellar in its worldbuilding; this is a world never before seen in fiction . . . Wholly original and marvelous beyond compare.”—Kirkus Reviews, starred review

★ “A thrilling, time-bending debut . . . It’s a cracking adventure, and Grove bolsters the action with commentary on xenophobia and government for hire, as well as a fascinating system of map magic.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review

★ “Stellar . . richly layered and emotionally engaging from the first page through to the intriguing cliffhanger end.”—BCCB, starred review

★ “A mind-blowing debut . . . The bookmaking behind this first novel is as elegant as the maps within it.”—Shelf Awareness, starred review

“Wonderful. This author’s imagination is just amazing.”—Nancy Pearl on

“I am in no doubt about the energy of S.E. Grove as a full-fledged, pathfinding fantasist. I look forward to the next installment to place upon the pile. Intensely.”—Gregory Maguire, The New York Times Book Review

“Not since Philip Pullman’s The Golden Compass have I seen such an original and compelling world built inside a book.”—Megan Whalen Turner, New York Times bestselling author of A Conspiracy of Kings

Absolutely marvelous.  It’s the best book I’ve read in a long time.”—Nancy Farmer, National Book Award-winning author of The House of the Scorpion

“A page-turner . . . So imaginative.”—Meghan Cox Gurdon, The Wall Street Journal

“Exuberantly imagined [and] exquisite.”—Elizabeth Wein, New York Times best-selling author of Code Name Verity