Listen to an Audiobook Excerpt of The House in the Cerulean Sea by TJ Klune!

Linus Baker is a by-the-book case worker in the Department in Charge of Magical Youth. He’s tasked with determining whether six dangerous magical children are likely to bring about the end of the world.

Arthur Parnassus is the master of the orphanage. He would do anything to keep the children safe, even if it means the world will burn. And his secrets will come to light.

The House in the Cerulean Sea is an enchanting love story, masterfully told, about the profound experience of discovering an unlikely family in an unexpected place—and realizing that family is yours.

We’ll be sharing four excerpts from the audiobook, so keep an eye out. Listen to the first one now!


Behind every strong protagonist is a strong cat. That’s how the saying goes, right? It’s definitely the case in The House in the Cerulean Sea by T. J. Klune because Linus’s cat, Calliope, is one of the greatest characters in fiction. For confirmation, listen to this audio excerpt. And don’t worry, Linus’s life picks up significantly once he leaves his dreary house behind.

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