YA Short Take: Three Dark Crowns – Kendare Blake

I’m going to let the explainers extraordinaire at Epic Reads tell you about this one in the video below.  With great advance reviews, it’s primed to hit the bestseller list.

 “The opener to a pitch-black epic fantasy series. Blake has constructed an insular, matriarchal society from convincing intimate details, vivid, complicated characters, [and] sumptuous, poetic prose. Gorgeous and bloody, tender and violent, precise, and passionate; above all, completely addicting. ”
Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

“With exquisite world building and luminous detail, this is high fantasy at its best. The magic is fierce and the plot intensely twisted, but at this novel’s dark heart beats a story about sisterhood, the unbreakable bonds of family, and ties that bind enough to kill.”
Booklist (starred review)

“Readers will be riveted by Blake’s ingenious world-building, stunning developments of main and supporting characters, and spiraling tensions. Highly recommended for fans of fantasy action thrillers with strong female leads, such as Victoria Aveyard’s ‘Red Queen’ and Sarah J. Maas’s ‘Throne of Glass’ series.”
School Library Journal

Three Dark Crowns (9780062385437) by Kendare Blake. $17.99 hardcover. 9/20/16 on sale.

 

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