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The Passion of Dolssa

(2016)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Michael L. Printz Award Best Book (nominee)
I must write this account, and when I have finished, I will burn it.

Buried deep within the archives of a convent in medieval France is an untold story of love, loss, and wonder and the two girls at the heart of it all.

Dolssa is an upper-crust city girl with a secret lover and an uncanny gift. Branded a heretic, she's on the run from the friar who condemned her mother to death by fire and wants Dolssa executed, too.

Botille is a matchmaker and a tavernkeeper struggling to keep herself and her sisters on the right side of the law in their seaside town of Bajas.

When their lives collide by a dark riverside, Botille rescues a dying Dolssa and conceals her in the tavern, where an unlikely friendship blooms. Aided by her sisters and Symo, her surly but loyal neighbor, Botille nurses Dolssa back to health and hides her from her pursuers. But all of Botille's tricks, tales, and cleverness can't protect them forever, and when the full wrath of the church bears down upon Bajas, Dolssa's passion and Botille's good intentions could destroy the entire village.

From the author of the award-winning All the Truth That's in Me comes a spellbinding thriller that will keep you on the edge of your seat until the final minute and make you wonder if miracles really are possible.

Genre: Young Adult Fiction    

"A beautiful and timeless tale of family and loyalty, friendship and devotion." - Mette Ivie Harrison


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April 2016 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Passion of Dolssa
Author(s): Julie Berry
ISBN: 0-451-46992-5 / 978-0-451-46992-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Viking Books for Young Readers
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Title: The Passion of Dolssa
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April 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Passion of Dolssa
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May 2016 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Passion of Dolssa
Author(s): Julie Berry
ISBN: 0-425-28772-6 / 978-0-425-28772-9 (USA edition)
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April 2016 : UK Audio CD
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Title: The Passion of Dolssa
Author(s): Julie Gardner Berry
ISBN: 0-14-752579-9 / 978-0-14-752579-6 (UK edition)
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Title: The Passion of Dolssa
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Title: The Passion of Dolssa
Author(s): Julie Berry
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