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Sabaa Tahir

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Sabaa Tahir grew up in Californias Mojave Desert at her familys eighteen-room motel. There, she spent her time devouring fantasy novels, raiding her brothers comic book stash, and playing guitar badly. She began writing An Ember in the Ashes while working nights as a newspaper editor. She likes thunderous indie rock, garish socks, and all things nerd. Sabaa currently lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her family.

Genres: Young Adult Fantasy, Science Fiction
Sabaa Tahir recommends
The Weight of Feathers (2015)
Anna-Marie McLemore
"A gripping, beautiful rendered story...and a fantastical world as captivating as that of The Night Circus."
The Crown's Game (2016)
(Crown's Game, book 1)
Evelyn Skye
"A captivating tale teeming with hidden magical and fiery romance."
Caraval (2017)
(Caraval, book 1)
Stephanie Garber
"With CARAVAL, Stephanie Garber spins a spellbinding tale of sisterhood, love and betrayal. Like her characters, I lost myself in the dangerous, enchanting world she created-and never wanted to come out."
Beasts Made of Night (2017)
(Beasts Made of Night, book 1)
Tochi Onyebuchi
"Tochi Onyebuchi deftly balances humor and tragedy, beauty and darkness. Beasts Made of Night is an exquisitely crafted, imaginative and absorbing tale. Taj, the hero, is both imperfect and hilarious--I wish we could hang out."
Warcross (2017)
(Warcross, book 1)
Marie Lu
"Marie Lu's Warcross is unlike anything I've ever read - clever, smart, romantic - yet exploding with color, action, and unrelenting speed. I flew through this book - it's absolutely fantastic."
The City of Brass (2017)
(Daevabad Trilogy, book 1)
S A Chakraborty
"The City of Brass is the best adult fantasy I've read since The Name of the Wind. It's stunning and complex and consuming and fantastic. You must read it."

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