The House in the Cerulean Sea by T. J. Klune
This fantasy novel is about Linus Baker, a case-worker who inspects orphanages that take care of magical youth, who is given a top-secret assignment to visit an orphanage full of children who are highly unusual, like the world's first female garden gnome, and the literal reincarnation of the Antichrist (but they don't use that word there – it has negative connotations), but who have found their own family within each other.
With the help of their caretaker, Arthur, Linus starts to realize that these children deserve more than the hand they've been dealt – and so does their caretaker. This novel of found family and growth will make you laugh out loud all the way through. It's fantastic on audio, and it's available right away through hoopla!
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