SnowChildpaperback-bannerPulitzer Prize finalist for fiction

Indies Choice award for debut fiction

UK National Book Award winner International Author of the Year

PNBA Book Award winner


“Magical … As real and mysterious as winter’s first snowflake.” – Boston Globe

“Sad as the story often is, with its haunting fairy-tale ending, what I remember best are scenes of unabashed joy.”– Ron Charles, Washington Post

“… easily one of the best books of 2012 …” — Roanoke Times

“A magical yet brutally realistic tale.” – O, the Oprah Magazine

“Bewitching” — Minneapolis Star Tribune

“A stunning and startling adult novel, full of wonder, longing, hope, pain and beauty … Readers will be drawn in by the mystery and Ivey’s elegant language.” – Cleveland Plain Dealer

“Literarily, Ivey is to the natural world of the Far North what Charles Frazier has been to the south.”– Alaska Dispatch

“Ivey sets up the two most powerful forces in any story: fear on the one hand, potential for the miraculous on the other.” – Newsday

Coming August 2 …

Brightedge US“… a dazzling depiction of love, endurance, courage, and wonder, and a worthy successor to The Snow Child.”
Ron Rash, author of Serena

To the Bright Edge of the World is a glorious feast of American mythology … Gorgeously written, utterly un-put-downable, To the Bright Edge of the World sweeps its reader to the very brink of known territory, and presents that bright edge in start relief: gleaming, serrated, unforgiving. As with The Snow Child, Eowyn Ivey has once again written a magical, breathtaking novel that I just cannot put out of my mind.”
Jason Gurley, author of Eleanor

“An exceptionally well-turned adventure tale…Heartfelt, rip-snorting storytelling.”
Kirkus, starred review

“A stunning and intriguing novel combining the epic adventurous sweep of Alaska with minutely beautifully observed details–the reader finishes it wiser and richer.”
Rosamund Lupton, author of Sister and The Quality of Silence

                                            ―Rosamund Lupton, author of Sister and The Quality of Silence


“… The sun was sparkling off the snow. We saw grizzly bear tracks, caribou too far away to shoot, a curious coyote. It was the kind of spectacular Alaska day that keeps me grounded even as I enjoy the whirlwind of The Snow Child.”

Read more from Eowyn’s blog, Letters from Alaska