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V E Schwab

A pseudonym used by Victoria Schwab

Victoria Schwab is an American fantasy author best known for her 2013 novel Vicious, the Shades of Magic series, and for her children's and young adult fiction published under the name Victoria Schwab.

Genres: Fantasy, Young Adult Fantasy
V E Schwab recommends
The Emperor's Blades (2013)
(Chronicle of the Unhewn Throne, book 1)
Brian Staveley
"A spectacular adventure, by turns elegant and brutal, and one I couldn't put down. "The Emperor s Blades"is expertly crafted and wickedly sharp."
Every Heart a Doorway (2016)
(Wayward Children, book 1)
Seanan McGuire
"One of the most extraordinary stories I've ever read."
Other Words for Smoke (2019)
Sarah Maria Griffin
"A fierce and fearless heartbeat."
Gideon the Ninth (2019)
(Locked Tomb, book 1)
Tamsyn Muir
"Unlike anything I've ever read. Muir's writing is as sharp as a broken tooth, and just as unsettling. This book is visceral, vivid, and downright violent. In short, absolutely marvelous."
The Left-Handed Booksellers of London (2020)
(Left-Handed Booksellers of London, book 1)
Garth Nix
"This is my favorite kind of tale, one where the magic and the real nest together like pages in a book. A delightful read."
The Inheritance of Orquidea Divina (2021)
Zoraida Córdova
"An expertly woven tale of family power, threaded with as much mystery as magic. This book is simply exquisite."
Real Easy (2022)
Marie Rutkoski
"Rutkoski is that rare gem: a writer whose prose is as splendid as her plotting. The result is a taut thriller with the potency of a poem, a propulsive story at once brutal, elegant, and impossible to put down."
Book Lovers (2022)
Emily Henry
"Emily Henry's books are a gift, the perfect balance between steamy and sweet. The prose is effortless, the characters charming. The only downside is reaching the end."
Our Crooked Hearts (2022)
Melissa Albert
"EVERY LINE READS LIKE AN INCANTATION, and the result is a book pulsing with magic, one that holds the reader firmly under its spell."
August Kitko and the Mechas from Space (2022)
(Starmetal Symphony, book 1)
Alex White
"A clever fusion of magic and sci-fi makes this book a total blast. I was hooked from page one."
The Night Ship (2022)
Jess Kidd
"Kidd's latest weaves a spell around the reader, transporting them across centuries, between a doomed ship and a dying island. The result is a true work of magic, and one that will haunt me for years."
The Last Tale of the Flower Bride (2023)
Roshani Chokshi
"Chokshi's tale is as sweet as a piece of fairy fruit, and just as wicked. Every bite is velvet, every swallow is gold, and the taste lingers like a fever dream."
The Wishing Game (2023)
Meg Shaffer
"Clever, dark, and hopeful . . . a love letter to reading and the power that childhood stories have over us long after we've grown up."

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