The Apprentices (The Apothecary, Book 2) by Maile Meloy

By Maile Meloy

Years have handed considering Janie Scott final observed Benjamin Burrows, the mysterious apothecary’s defiant son who stole her center. at the different aspect of the area, Benjamin and his father are treating the unwell and wounded within the war-torn jungles of Vietnam. But Benjamin has additionally been experimenting with a mystical new formulation that permits him to speak with Janie around the globe. while Benjamin discovers that she's in difficulty, he calls on their buddy Pip for support. the 3 acquaintances are thrown right into a determined chase worldwide to discover each other, whereas unraveling the secret of what threatens them all.

Acclaimed writer Maile Meloy seamlessly weaves jointly magic and experience during this breathtaking sequel with wonderful illustrations through Ian Schoenherr.

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By Maile Meloy

Years have handed considering Janie Scott final observed Benjamin Burrows, the mysterious apothecary’s defiant son who stole her center. at the different aspect of the area, Benjamin and his father are treating the unwell and wounded within the war-torn jungles of Vietnam. But Benjamin has additionally been experimenting with a mystical new formulation that permits him to speak with Janie around the globe. while Benjamin discovers that she's in difficulty, he calls on their buddy Pip for support. the 3 acquaintances are thrown right into a determined chase worldwide to discover each other, whereas unraveling the secret of what threatens them all.

Acclaimed writer Maile Meloy seamlessly weaves jointly magic and experience during this breathtaking sequel with wonderful illustrations through Ian Schoenherr.

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Don't look, Christina," Carl said as they passed poor, ragged children begging. "I wish I could help them," she said. "Me too, but we have little money for ourselves. We must spend a night here, but we'll leave early in the morning," Carl told his sister. The immigrant hotel where the travelers stayed was dirty and crowded. Carl took out the remaining bread and cheese that his mother had given them. They ate in silence. In the morning, they walked to the dock where a large steamer awaited them.

Should he go to Texas? He read the letter again, then put it back in the envelope and looked at his family. Tears began to form in his mother's eyes. How does she always know what I'm thinking? he wondered. He put his arm around her. "Don't make a hasty decision," Mama said. "The crops may improve this year. " "It won't matter, Mama," Carl said. " "Just wait until fall," Mama pleaded. Carl looked at his parents. He loved them very much. It was going to be a tough decision, but he knew what he had to do.

As he began to feel warm, he looked up to see Christina, his older sister. Her golden hair fell to her shoulders, and her blue eyes met his. ''Ah, Bror, you look half-frozen. Here, take a cup of hot tea," she said. " His eyes were full of gratitude for his sister. Four years older than he, she always was the caring big sister. " she asked curiously. "Not so bad. " Christina laughed out loud. "Sounds wonderful. Maybe I could work there, too, and we could freeze together," she teased. "The factory doesn't hire women," Carl said flatly.

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