The Apothecary Series

3 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 396 ratings

The Apothecary Publisher's Summary

It's 1952 and the Scott family has just moved from Los Angeles to London. Here, fourteen-year-old Janie meets a mysterious apothecary and his son, Benjamin Burrows - a fascinating boy who's not afraid to stand up to authority and dreams of becoming a spy. When Benjamin's father is kidnapped, Janie and Benjamin must uncover the secrets of the apothecary's sacred book, the Pharmacopoeia, in order to find him, all while keeping it out of the hands of their enemies - Russian spies in possession of nuclear weapons. Discovering and testing potions they never believed could exist, Janie and Benjamin embark on a dangerous race to save the apothecary and prevent impending disaster.

©2011 Maile Meloy (P)2011 Penguin Audio
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  • Book 1

    • The Apothecary

    • By: Maile Meloy
    • Narrated by: Cristin Milioti
    • Length: 7 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 248
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 215
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 218

    It's 1952 and the Scott family has just moved from Los Angeles to London. Here, fourteen-year-old Janie meets a mysterious apothecary and his son, Benjamin Burrows - a fascinating boy who's not afraid to stand up to authority and dreams of becoming a spy. When Benjamin's father is kidnapped, Janie and Benjamin must uncover the secrets of the apothecary's sacred book, the Pharmacopoeia.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Simply Wonderful!!!!!

    • By Joyce on 10-15-11

    Regular price: $28.00

  • Book 2

    • The Apprentices

    • By: Maile Meloy
    • Narrated by: Cristin Milioti
    • Length: 8 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 107
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 92
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 94

    Two years have passed since Janie Scott last saw Benjamin Burrows, the mysterious apothecary's son who stole her heart. On the other side of the world, Benjamin is treating the wounded in the war-torn jungles of Vietnam. When Benjamin discovers that Janie's in trouble, he calls on their friend Pip for help. The three friends are thrown into a desperate chase around the world to find one another, while unraveling the mystery of what threatens them all. Maile Meloy seamlessly weaves together magic and adventure in this breathtaking sequel to The Apothecary.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good Adventure Story

    • By ZoeyMomma on 03-11-16

    Regular price: $32.20

  • Book 3

    • The After-Room

    • The Apothecary Series, Book 3
    • By: Maile Meloy
    • Narrated by: Cristin Milioti
    • Length: 8 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 34

    It's 1955, and Benjamin Burrows and Janie Scott are trying to live a safe, normal life in America. It's not easy when they have the power to prevent nuclear disaster, and sinister forces are circling. Soon the advice of a mysterious, unscrupulous magician propels Janie and Benjamin into danger and toward the land of the dead.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • best book ever

    • By solomon on 12-26-17

    Regular price: $32.20