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Book The Winner s Curse

Download or read book The Winner s Curse written by Marie Rutkoski and published by A&C Black. This book was released on 2014-04-10 with total page 368 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: As a general's daughter in a vast empire that revels in war and enslaves those it conquers, Kestrel has two choices: she can join the military or get married. Kestrel has other ideas. One day, she is startled to find a kindred spirit in Arin, a young slave up for auction. Following her instinct, Kestrel buys him - and for a sensational price that sets the society gossips talking. It's not long before she has to hide her growing love for Arin. But he, too, has a secret and Kestrel quickly learns that the price she paid for him is much higher than she ever could have imagined. The first novel in a stunning new trilogy, The Winner's Curse is a story of romance, rumours and rebellion, where dirty secrets and careless alliances can be deadly – and everything is at stake.

Book The Winner s Crime

Download or read book The Winner s Crime written by Marie Rutkoski and published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR). This book was released on 2015-03-03 with total page 416 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Following your heart can be a crime A royal wedding is what most girls dream about. It means one celebration after another: balls, fireworks, and revelry until dawn. But to Kestrel it means living in a cage of her own making. As the wedding approaches, she aches to tell Arin the truth about her engagement: that she agreed to marry the crown prince in exchange for Arin's freedom. But can Kestrel trust Arin? Can she even trust herself? For Kestrel is becoming very good at deception. She's working as a spy in the court. If caught, she'll be exposed as a traitor to her country. Yet she can't help searching for a way to change her ruthless world . . . and she is close to uncovering a shocking secret. This dazzling follow-up to The Winner's Curse reveals the high price of dangerous lies and untrustworthy alliances. The truth will come out, and when it does, Kestrel and Arin will learn just how much their crimes will cost them.

Book The Winner s Kiss

Download or read book The Winner s Kiss written by Marie Rutkoski and published by Macmillan. This book was released on 2016-03-29 with total page 497 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: War has begun. Arin is in the thick of it with untrustworthy new allies and the empire as his enemy. Though he has convinced himself that he no longer loves Kestrel, Arin hasn't forgotten her, or how she became exactly the kind of person he has always despised. She cared more for the empire than she did for the lives of innocent people--and certainly more than she did for him. At least, that's what he thinks. In the frozen north, Kestrel is a prisoner in a brutal work camp. As she searches desperately for a way to escape, she wishes Arin could know what she sacrificed for him. She wishes she could make the empire pay for what they've done to her. But no one gets what they want just by wishing. As the war intensifies, both Kestrel and Arin discover that the world is changing. The East is pitted against the West, and they are caught in between. With so much to lose, can anybody really win?

Book Nemesis

    Book Details:
  • Author : Anna Banks
  • Publisher : Feiwel & Friends
  • Release : 2016-10-04
  • ISBN : 1250106095
  • Pages : 368 pages

Download or read book Nemesis written by Anna Banks and published by Feiwel & Friends. This book was released on 2016-10-04 with total page 368 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The princess didn't expect to fall in love--with her nemesis. Princess Sepora of Serubel is the last Forger in all the five kingdoms. The spectorium she creates provides energy for all, but now her father has found a way to weaponize it, and his intentions to incite war force her to flee from his grasp. She escapes across enemy lines into the kingdom of Theoria, but her plans to hide are thwarted when she is captured and placed in the young king's servitude. Tarik has just taken over rulership of Theoria, and must now face a new plague sweeping through his kingdom and killing his citizens. The last thing he needs is a troublesome servant vying for his attention. But mistress Sepora will not be ignored. When the two finally meet face-to-face, they form an unlikely bond that complicates life in ways neither of them could have imagined. Sepora's gift could save Tarik's kingdom from the Quiet Plague. But should she trust her growing feelings for her nemesis, or should she hide her gifts at all costs? A thrilling futuristic fantasy in which the fate of the world's energy source is in the hands of a prince and princess who are rivals, by the New York Times-bestselling author of the Syrena Legacy.

Book The Hollow Heart

    Book Details:
  • Author : Marie Rutkoski
  • Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
  • Release : 2021-09-14
  • ISBN : 0374313857
  • Pages : 286 pages

Download or read book The Hollow Heart written by Marie Rutkoski and published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR). This book was released on 2021-09-14 with total page 286 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Intrigue, romance, and magic abound in The Hollow Heart, the heart-stopping conclusion to Marie Rutkoski’s Forgotten Gods duology. At the end of The Midnight Lie, Nirrim offered up her heart to the god of thieves in order to restore her people’s memories of their city’s history. The Half Kith who once lived imprisoned behind the city’s wall now realize that many among them are powerful. Meanwhile, the person Nirrim once loved most, Sid, has returned to her home country of Herran, where she must navigate the politics of being a rogue princess who has finally agreed to do her duty. In the Herrani court, rumors begin to grow of a new threat rising across the sea, of magic unleashed on the world, and of a cruel, black-haired queen who can push false memories into your mind, so that you believe your dearest friends to be your enemies. Sid doesn’t know that this queen is Nirrim, who seeks her revenge against a world that has wronged her. Can Sid save Nirrim from herself? Does Nirrim even want to be saved? As blood is shed and war begins, Sid and Nirrim find that it might not matter what they want...for the gods have their own plans.

Book The Cabinet of Wonders

Download or read book The Cabinet of Wonders written by Marie Rutkoski and published by Macmillan + ORM. This book was released on 2008-08-05 with total page 292 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Marie Rutkoski's startling debut novel, the first book in the Kronos Chronicles, about the risks we take to protect those we love, brims with magic, political intrigue, and heroism. Petra Kronos has a simple, happy life. But it's never been ordinary. She has a pet tin spider named Astrophil who likes to hide in her snarled hair and give her advice. Her best friend can trap lightning inside a glass sphere. Petra also has a father in faraway Prague who is able to move metal with his mind. He has been commissioned by the prince of Bohemia to build the world's finest astronomical clock. Petra's life is forever changed when, one day, her father returns home – blind. The prince has stolen his eyes, enchanted them, and now wears them. But why? Petra doesn't know, but she knows this: she will go to Prague, sneak into Salamander Castle, and steal her father's eyes back. Joining forces with Neel, whose fingers extend into invisible ghosts that pick locks and pockets, Petra finds that many people in the castle are not what they seem, and that her father's clock has powers capable of destroying their world. The Cabinet of Wonders is a 2009 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.

Book The Midnight Lie

    Book Details:
  • Author : Marie Rutkoski
  • Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
  • Release : 2020-03-03
  • ISBN : 0374306397
  • Pages : 352 pages

Download or read book The Midnight Lie written by Marie Rutkoski and published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR). This book was released on 2020-03-03 with total page 352 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Set in the world of the New York Times–bestselling Winner’s Trilogy, Marie Rutkoski's The Midnight Lie is an epic LGBTQ romantic fantasy about learning to free ourselves from the lies others tell us—and the lies we tell ourselves. Where Nirrim lives, crime abounds, a harsh tribunal rules, and society’s pleasures are reserved for the High Kith. Life in the Ward is grim and punishing. People of her low status are forbidden from sampling sweets or wearing colors. You either follow the rules, or pay a tithe and suffer the consequences. Nirrim keeps her head down, and a dangerous secret close to her chest. But then she encounters Sid, a rakish traveler from far away, who whispers rumors that the High Kith possess magic. Sid tempts Nirrim to seek that magic for herself. But to do that, Nirrim must surrender her old life. She must place her trust in this sly stranger who asks, above all, not to be trusted.

Book After the Woods

Download or read book After the Woods written by Kim Savage and published by Macmillan. This book was released on 2016-02-23 with total page 305 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: An emotionally-charged debut novel about the deadly lies hidden beneath a destructive friendship.

Book Faking Perfect

Download or read book Faking Perfect written by Rebecca Phillips and published by Kensington Books. This book was released on 2015-07-01 with total page 256 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Between a love triangle and parent problems, a teenage girl learns the importance of loyalty and friendship over appearances in this coming-of-age story. When Lexi Shaw seduced Oakfield High’s resident bad boy Tyler Flynn at the beginning of senior year, he seemed perfectly okay with her rules: 1. Avoid her at school. 2. Keep his mouth shut about what they do together. 3. Never tease her about her friend (and unrequited crush) Ben. Because with his integrity and values and golden boy looks, Ben can never find out about what she’s been doing behind closed doors with Tyler. Or that her mom’s too busy drinking and chasing losers to pay the bills. Or that Lexi’s dad hasn’t been a part of her life for the last thirteen years. But with Tyler suddenly breaking the rules, Ben asking her out, and her dad back in the picture, how long will she be able to go on faking perfect? “Edgy and honest, Faking Perfect is the real thing.” —Huntley Fitzpatrick “Poignant . . . An honest look at the courage and strength it can often take simply to be yourself.” —Julianna Scott, author of The Holders

Book The Bridge of Snow

Download or read book The Bridge of Snow written by Marie Rutkoski and published by Tor Books. This book was released on 2014-01-28 with total page 17 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: From the New York Times bestselling author of the Winner's Trilogy comes Marie Rutkoski's Tor.Com Original short story, "The Bridge of Snow." Here readers are introduced to Arin during more innocent times. In his childhood, before the war, there was still time to tell stories. This story is set in the same world of the author's stunning YA trilogy, which begins with book one, The Winner's Curse. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Book Girl Giant and the Monkey King

Download or read book Girl Giant and the Monkey King written by Van Hoang and published by Roaring Brook Press. This book was released on 2020-12-01 with total page 368 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: From debut author Van Hoang comes Girl Giant and the Monkey King, a tale packed with magic, adventure, and middle-school woes—perfect for fans of Rick Riordan and Roshani Chokshi. Eleven-year-old Thom Ngho is keeping a secret: she’s strong. Like suuuuper strong. Freakishly strong. And it’s making it impossible for her to fit in at her new middle school. In a desperate bid to get rid of her super strength, Thom makes a deal with the Monkey King, a powerful deity and legendary trickster she accidentally released from his 500-year prison sentence. Thom agrees to help the Monkey King get back his magical staff if he'll take away her strength. Soon Thom is swept up in an ancient and fantastical world in where demons, dragons, and Jade princesses actually exist. But she quickly discovers that magic can’t cure everything, and dealing with the trickster god might be more trouble than it’s worth. Kirkus Best Book of 2020

Book The Warrior s Curse  The Traitor s Game  Book Three

Download or read book The Warrior s Curse The Traitor s Game Book Three written by Jennifer A. Nielsen and published by Scholastic Inc.. This book was released on 2020-03-03 with total page 321 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The stunning third book in Jennifer A. Nielsen's New York Times bestselling Traitor's Game series! Simon and Kestra are hurtling down paths ever farther from each other as the battle for control of Antora rages.Simon, newly king of the Halderians, is pressed on all sides by royal duties. Harlyn Mindell is his betrothed and intended queen, but Simon can't give up hope for a life with Kestra.Kestra, exiled, feels her magic growing -- and despite everyone's warnings, she knows she must embrace it. That power is the key to the kingdom's future.Both still strive to defeat the evil Lord Endrick, but danger awaits them on the murky road forward. And is a common enemy enough to help them survive -- or to carry them back to each other?Jennifer A. Nielsen delivers breathtaking twists and shocking revelations in an epic and action-packed third installment of The Traitor's Game.

Book The Shadow Society

Download or read book The Shadow Society written by Marie Rutkoski and published by Macmillan. This book was released on 2012-10-16 with total page 418 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Sixteen-year-old Darcy Jones knows little about her past except that she was abandoned outside a Chicago firehouse at age five, but when the mysterious Conn arrives at her high school she begins to discover things about her past that she is not sure she likes.

Book Roar

    Book Details:
  • Author : Cora Carmack
  • Publisher : Tor Teen
  • Release : 2017-06-13
  • ISBN : 0765386313
  • Pages : 382 pages

Download or read book Roar written by Cora Carmack and published by Tor Teen. This book was released on 2017-06-13 with total page 382 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Raised to rule, despite not having the abilities her ancestors did, Aurora becomes betrothed to a prince who possesses the magic needed to keep the kingdom safe.

Book Ember Queen

Download or read book Ember Queen written by Laura Sebastian and published by Ember. This book was released on 2021-02-02 with total page 481 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Witness the thrilling conclusion to the series that began with the New York Times bestseller Ash Princess. Fans of Victoria Aveyard and Sabaa Tahir will love this epic fantasy about a throne cruelly stolen and a girl who must fight to take it back for her people. Princess Theodosia was a prisoner in her own country for a decade. Renamed the Ash Princess, she endured relentless abuse and ridicule from the Kaiser and his court. As the rightful heir to the Astrean crown, fire runs in her veins, and a queen never cowers. Now free, with a misfit army of rebels to back her, Theo must liberate her enslaved people. But though the Kaiser is dead, Theo now faces an even more terrifying enemy who has risen in his place: the new Kaiserin. Imbued with a magic no one understands, the Kaiserin is determined to burn down anyone and everything in her way. The Kaiserin's strange power is growing stronger, and with Prinz Søren as her hostage, there is more at stake than ever. Theo must learn to embrace her own power if she has any hope of standing against the girl she once called her heart's sister.

Book Shadow Fall

    Book Details:
  • Author : Audrey Grey
  • Publisher :
  • Release : 2020-04-18
  • ISBN : 9781733747295
  • Pages : 434 pages

Download or read book Shadow Fall written by Audrey Grey and published by . This book was released on 2020-04-18 with total page 434 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Paired with a dark prince in a murderous game of survival, Maia Graystone discovers the only thing more dangerous than the Emperor's court is her conflicted heart.

Book The Inventor s Secret

Download or read book The Inventor s Secret written by Andrea Cremer and published by Penguin. This book was released on 2015-07-14 with total page 418 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A new steampunk series from Andrea Cremer, the New York Times bestselling author of the Nightshade novels Perfect for fans of Libba Bray's The Diviners, Cassandra Clare's Clockwork Angel, Scott Westerfeld's Leviathan and Phillip Reeve's Mortal Engines. In this world, sixteen-year-old Charlotte and her fellow refugees have scraped out an existence on the edge of Britain’s industrial empire. Though they live by the skin of their teeth, they have their health (at least when they can find enough food and avoid the Imperial Labor Gatherers) and each other. When a new exile with no memory of his escape or even his own name seeks shelter in their camp he brings new dangers with him and secrets about the terrible future that awaits all those who have struggled has to live free of the bonds of the empire’s Machineworks.