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Girls of Paper and Fire

(2018)
(The first book in the Girls of Paper and Fire series)
A novel by

 
 
Uncover a riveting story of palace intrigue set in a sumptuous Asian-inspired fantasy world in the breakout YA novel that Publisher's Weekly calls "elegant and adrenaline-soaked."

In this richly developed fantasy, Lei is a member of the Paper caste, the lowest and most persecuted class of people in Ikhara. She lives in a remote village with her father, where the decade-old trauma of watching her mother snatched by royal guards for an unknown fate still haunts her. Now, the guards are back and this time it's Lei they're after -- the girl with the golden eyes whose rumored beauty has piqued the king's interest.

Over weeks of training in the opulent but oppressive palace, Lei and eight other girls learns the skills and charm that befit a king's consort. There, she does the unthinkable: she falls in love. Her forbidden romance becomes enmeshed with an explosive plot that threatens her world's entire way of life. Lei, still the wide-eyed country girl at heart, must decide how far she's willing to go for justice and revenge.


Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Praise for this book

"Get ready to be pulled into a lush, magical world, where two concubines must hide their forbidden love if they want to survive the Demon King's treacherous court. A fiery, spellbinding read." - Julie C Dao

"A beautifully written, powerful story unique against all the current YA fantasy out there. You must read this." - Joshua Khan

"This gorgeous book is everything I want in a fantasy. Beautiful, lush, lyrical with fantastic world building and an epic forbidden romance, I devoured every word and was left desperately wanting more." - Ellen Oh

"Lei's story is gorgeously woven in Ngan's emotionally nuanced, crystalline prose. This book broke my heart, made me cry, and had me completely spellbound from the first page." - Lana Popovic

"Girls of Paper and Fire is as lush - and brutal - as the Demon King's own court. Ngan is a stunning new talent." - Kiersten White


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Used availability for Natasha Ngan's Girls of Paper and Fire

Hardback Editions

October 2018 : USA Hardback
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Title: Girls of Paper and Fire
Author(s): Natasha Ngan
ISBN: 0-316-56136-3 / 978-0-316-56136-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: jimmy patterson
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


November 2018 : UK Hardback
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Title: Girls of Paper and Fire
Author(s): Natasha Ngan
ISBN: 1-5293-3720-8 / 978-1-5293-3720-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


Paperback Editions

October 2019 : USA Paperback
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Title: Girls of Paper and Fire
Author(s): Natasha Ngan
ISBN: 0-316-56135-5 / 978-0-316-56135-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Jimmy Patterson
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


July 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: Girls of Paper and Fire
Author(s): Natasha Ngan
ISBN: 1-4736-9220-2 / 978-1-4736-9220-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder Paperbacks
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November 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: Girls of Paper and Fire
Author(s): Natasha Ngan
ISBN: 1-4736-9219-9 / 978-1-4736-9219-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


Audio Editions

November 2018 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Girls of Paper and Fire
Author(s): Natasha Ngan
ISBN: 1-4789-9269-7 / 978-1-4789-9269-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Jimmy Patterson
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November 2018 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Girls of Paper and Fire
Author(s): Natasha Ngan
ISBN: 1-5491-7635-8 / 978-1-5491-7635-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Jimmy Patterson
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November 2018 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Girls of Paper and Fire
Author(s): Natasha Ngan, James Patterson - foreword
Publisher: Hachette Audio
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November 2018 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Girls of Paper and Fire
Author(s): Natasha Ngan, James Patterson - foreword
Publisher: Hachette Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

November 2018 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Girls of Paper and Fire
Author(s): Natasha Ngan
Publisher: jimmy patterson
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


November 2018 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Girls of Paper and Fire
Author(s): Natasha Ngan
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU