The Invasion of the Tearling

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Product Details

Price
$24.99
Publisher
Harper
Publish Date
Pages
528
Dimensions
6.3 X 9.3 X 1.3 inches | 1.6 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780062290397
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About the Author

Erika Johansen grew up in the San Francisco Bay area. She went to Swarthmore College, earned an MFA from the Iowa Writers' Workshop, and eventually became an attorney, but she never stopped writing.

Reviews

"Meet the next Katniss Everdeen. If you missed last year's The Queen of the Tearling, run, don't walk, to get it."--Entertainment Weekly
"Get caught up with Kelsea, a heroine so badass, Emma Watson's already signed up to play her."--Cosmopolitan
"Katniss Everdeen, you have competition. . . . A thrilling sequel."--Entertainment Weekly, The 10 Must-Reads of Summer
"A bold storytelling choice makes this so much more fascinating than just a saga of warring kingdoms. . . . Completely gripping . . . It's satisfying while leaving readers desperate for the next volume."--Library Journal (starred review)
"Gritty, gruesome, and enthrallingly magical fantasy."--Booklist
"The Invasion of the Tearling glides over the sophomore slump, carrying the series upward with it. . . . The new Tearling characters are fascinating, and Johansen introduces them so smoothly, we care for them almost the instant we learn their names."--Entertainment Weekly, A
"All hail Queen Kelsea! In the series' second action-packed book, the teen saves her throne from a power-hungry neighbor."--Us Weekly
"An intoxicating brew of dystopian fiction, high fantasy, science fiction, and a bit of horror. . . . A thrilling and thought-provoking read that takes this trilogy to even greater heights."--Buzzfeed
"Genre-bending . . . So good . . . Gripping."--Buzzfeed
"Johansen is a skillful maker of fantasy worlds, weaving medieval and modern themes together with the comprehensiveness of a George R.R. Martin. . . . A satisfying, well-crafted sequel that will leave readers looking forward to what might happen next.--Kirkus Reviews
"A dazzling and gripping followup. . . . Expertly combining modern and medieval themes, Johansen ratchets up suspense as she weaves a magical story that crosses time . . . one of the most original and well-written series in recent memory."--USA Today.com
"Readers -- Watson included -- can't seem to put down the novels, in large part because of the Queen of the Tearling herself: spunky, complex, tough-as-nails Kelsea Glynn."--Bustle
"The Mort are coming! Johansen introduces new characters and enticing bits of history, with the second volume of her intriguing tale of fantasy, mystery and royal politics...Readers will be eager for the final volume in the Tearling saga."--LibraryReads
"This compelling, intriguing read is hard to put down as the ultimate connection between the two women is revealed. {A} unique take on traditional fantasy."--Statesman Journal (Oregon)
"THE INVASION OF THE TEARLING sets itself apart from every other middle volume in a fantasy trilogy because of its brutal portrayal of politics and all its consequences."--Bookish
"Spend long enough with this piece of fiction, and you'll emerge more keenly aware of our own pontificating pundits, our tides of refugees. Any sense of distance is quite imaginary."--Locus Magazine
"Will keep everyone on tenterhooks until the next book is released...a thought-provoking and finely tuned flight of fancy."--The Examiner.com
"the protagonist was a real ass-kicker with unwavering strength and fierceness (but not without realistic self-doubt), and there's just the right combination of believable politics and fantasy realm magic."--Bookriot
"[A] thrilling sequel."--Bookish