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Sarah J Maas

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Sarah J. Maas is the #1 New York Timesbestselling author of the Throne of Glass series and A Court of Thorns and Roses series, as well as a USA Today and international bestselling author. Sarah wrote the first incarnation of the Throne of Glass series when she was just sixteen, and it has now sold in thirty-five languages. A New York native, Sarah currently lives in Pennsylvania with her husband and dog.

Genres: Young Adult Fantasy
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The Burning Sky (2013)
(Elemental Trilogy, book 1)
Sherry Thomas
"A rich, captivating world, full of intrigue, romance, and magic. The Burning Sky is truly unique and unlike anything else I've read!"
Cruel Beauty (2014)
(Cruel Beauty, book 1)
Rosamund Hodge
"A dazzling and clever retelling, CRUEL BEAUTY is delightfully dark, lushly romantic, and utterly spellbinding. I adored it, and can't wait to read Hodge's next novel!"
Passenger (2016)
(Passenger, book 1)
Alexandra Bracken
"Ambitious and exquisite... Passenger grabs you by the heart from its opening notes and doesn't let go until its knockout, blockbuster finale."
Truthwitch (2016)
(Witchlands, book 1)
Susan Dennard
"Make room on your all-time favourites shelf: Truthwitch is an instant new classic. It reminded me of why I started reading fantasy in the first place: its fierce and vibrant world, richly-drawn characters, and dazzling intrigue harkens to the best of Megan Whalen Turner, Robin Hobb, and Jacqueline Carey. And while it pays homage to the epic fantasies that have come before it, it also lays the foundation for a bright new chapter in the genre...Do not miss out!"
Firstlife (2016)
(Everlife, book 1)
Gena Showalter
"Utterly unique and absolutely riveting-I couldn't put it down! What a marvelously cool world."
Reign of Shadows (2016)
(Reign of Shadows, book 1)
Sophie Jordan
"Set in a dark, petrifying world of nightmares, and chock full of harrowing action, swoon–worthy romance, and a compelling, formidable pair of protagonists, REIGN OF SHADOWS was a thrill ride from start to finish!"
The Star-Touched Queen (2016)
(Star-Touched Queen, book 1)
Roshani Chokshi
"Magic is woven into every word of the STAR-TOUCHED QUEEN. Vibrantly imaginative and gracefully written, I was spellbound from the first line. A dazzling, sensuous feast of world-building, romance, and mythology."
Goldenhand (2016)
(Old Kingdom / Abhorsen, book 5)
Garth Nix
"Goldenhand reaffirms why Nix is a master of the genre: his exquisitely detailed world-building is unparalleled, and his characters are so tremendously alive and compelling that."
Dark Breaks the Dawn (2017)
(Dark Breaks the Dawn, book 1)
Sara B Larson
"With its intricate, dazzling system of magic and a vibrant cast of characters caught in a devastating conflict between forces of light and darkness, this passionate, war-torn retelling of Swan Lake is not one to be missed! You'll be spellbound from the very first lines."
Zenith (2018)
(Androma Saga, book 1)
Sasha Alsberg and Lindsay Cummings
"A whirlwind, out-of-this-galaxy adventure! The dynamic cast of characters, edge-of-your-seat action, and sprawling universe had me hooked from the very first pages."
Tempests and Slaughter (2018)
(Numair Chronicles, book 1)
Tamora Pierce
"Tamora Pierce's books shaped me not only as a young writer but also as a young woman. She is a pillar, an icon, and an inspiration."
Whisper (2018)
(Whisper , book 1)
Lynette Noni
"Compulsively readable... I couldn't put it down."
Consumed (2018)
J R Ward
"J.R. Ward is one of the finest writers out there--in any genre."
American Royals (2019)
(American Royals, book 1)
Katharine McGee
"Inventive, fresh, and deliciously romantic--American Royals is an absolute delight!"
Serpent & Dove (2019)
(Serpent & Dove, book 1)
Shelby Mahurin
"A brilliant debut, full of everything I love: a sparkling and fully realized heroine, an intricate and deadly system of magic, and a searing romance that kept me reading long into the night. Serpent & Dove is an absolute gem of a book."
Twin Crowns (2022)
(Twin Crowns, book 1)
Catherine Doyle and Katherine Webber
"Twin Crowns cast a spell on me from the very first pages with its glittering blend of harrowing adventure, charming wit, and intricate world-building. Add in delightful romance and two unforgettable narrators, and I was thoroughly bewitched by this marvelous book! Don't miss it!"

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