Mercury Boys

by Chandra Prasad

Mercury Boys

  • ISBN-13: 9781641292658
  • Author(s): Chandra Prasad
  • Subject: Children's / Teenage fiction & true stories
  • Publisher: Penguin Random House Group
  • Imprint: Soho Press
  • Publication Date: 05-08-2021
  • Format: h/b

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After her life is upended by divorce and a cross-country move, 16-year-old Saskia Brown feels like an outsider at her new school. While visiting her only friend at her part-time library job, Saskia encounters a vial of liquid mercury, then touches an old daguerreotype - and discovers she is able to visit the man in the portrait. The hitch: she can see him only in her dreams. Saskia shares her revelation with some classmates, hoping to find friendship. At night, the girls visit the boys in their dreams. During the day, they hold clandestine meetings of their new secret society. At first, the Mercury Boys Club is a thrilling diversion from their troubled everyday lives, but it's not long before jealousy, violence, and secrets threaten everything.
About the book

After her life is upended by divorce and a cross-country move, 16-year-old Saskia Brown feels like an outsider at her new school. While visiting her only friend at her part-time library job, Saskia encounters a vial of liquid mercury, then touches an old daguerreotype - and discovers she is able to visit the man in the portrait. The hitch: she can see him only in her dreams. Saskia shares her revelation with some classmates, hoping to find friendship. At night, the girls visit the boys in their dreams. During the day, they hold clandestine meetings of their new secret society. At first, the Mercury Boys Club is a thrilling diversion from their troubled everyday lives, but it's not long before jealousy, violence, and secrets threaten everything.