A Broken Blade

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Product Details
Price
$17.99  $16.73
Publisher
Union Square & Co.
Publish Date
Pages
448
Dimensions
6.0 X 8.8 X 1.1 inches | 1.35 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781454947875

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About the Author
Melissa Blair (she/her/kwe) is an Anishinaabe-kwe of mixed ancestry living in Turtle Island and the author of A Broken Blade, the first book in The Halfling Saga. She splits her time between Treaty 9 in Northern Ontario and the unceded territory of the Algonquin Anishinabeg in Ottawa, Canada. She has a graduate degree in Applied Linguistics and Discourse Studies, loves movies, and hates spoons. Melissa has a BookTok account (@melissas.bookshelf on TikTok) where she discusses and reviews her favorite books, including Indigenous and queer fiction, sapphic books, LGBTQ+ romance, feminist literature, and non-fiction.
Reviews
"Gripping and fierce. This is much-needed fantasy with its fangs honed sharp by the power of resistance. Melissa Blair has built a tremendous world."
--Chloe Gong, #1 New York Times bestselling author of These Violent Delights

"Blair creates a rich fantasy world full of magic, romance, danger, and intrigue." -- Booklist, Starred Review

"A fast-paced fantasy with strong female characters." --Daily Mom

"Assassins are a staple, and Anishinnabe-kwe writer Melissa Blair use[s] that character trope to challenge some of the traditional notions of colonialist narratives." --Paste Magazine

"A dark and romantic fantasy." --INSIDER

"Perfect for fans of Throne of Glass." --BUZZFEED

"Readers who enjoy a messy main character with a redemption arc and rich world building will embrace this fantasy debut." --SOUTH SEATTLE EMERALD