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by Kristin Cashore

She is the last of her kind...

It is not a peaceful time in the Dells. In King City, the young King Nash is clinging to the throne, while rebel lords in the north and south build armies to unseat him. War is coming. And the mountains and forest are filled with spies and thieves. This is where Fire lives, a girl whose beauty is impossibly irresistible and who can control the minds of everyone around her.

Exquisitely romantic, this companion to the highly praised Graceling has an entirely new cast of characters, save for one person who plays a pivotal role in both books. You don’t need to have read Graceling to love Fire. But if you haven’t, you’ll be dying to read it next.

Praise for Fire

"Like its predecessor [Graceling], this novel focuses on a young woman who thinks for herself, wields considerable powers, and acts courageously." — Booklist, starred review

"The story is suspenseful, action-filled, and romantic all at once. Even better, the issues — Fire’s need to come to terms with her appearance, her talents, and, above all, her own commitments — are internal." — Children's Literature

"As Fire journeys from her isolated home to slowly integrate herself into a wider community, she tentatively, tenderly, passionately falls in love with a family, a city, a kingdom, with the very contradictions that make them human — and, at the last, with her own place among them. Fresh, hopeful, tragic and glorious." — Kirkus

14, 15, 16, 17, 18
Interest Level
Grades 9 - 12
Fantasy, Romance, Young Adult

About the Author

Kristin Cashore Kristin Cashore is the author of Graceling.

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