Six Crimson Cranes

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Product Details

Price
$10.99  $10.22
Publisher
Ember
Publish Date
Pages
480
Dimensions
5.35 X 8.03 X 1.18 inches | 0.85 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780593300947

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About the Author

ELIZABETH LIM grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area, where she was raised on a hearty diet of fairy tales, myths, and songs. Before becoming an author, Elizabeth was a professional film and video game composer, and she still tends to come up with her best book ideas when writing near a piano. An alumna of Harvard College and the Juilliard School, she now lives in New York with her husband and her daughters. Elizabeth is the New York Times bestselling author of Spin the Dawn, Unravel the Dusk, Six Crimson Cranes, The Dragon's Promise, and Her Radiant Curse. She is also a contributor to Disney's A Twisted Tale series. Visit her at elizabethlim.comFollow her on Twitter at @LizLimFollow her on Instagram at @elimpix

Reviews

"A dazzling fairytale full of breathtaking storytelling. Six Crimson Cranes elegantly weaves between whimsical and heart pounding as it takes readers on a magical adventure full of entwined fates, surprising curses, and beautiful mythology. It also has a very sexy dragon." " --Stephanie Garber, New York Times bestselling author of Caraval

"This book is magic! The writing will transport you, and you will love Shiori. I myself loved her from the moment she jumped out the window to escape her betrothal ceremony--which was the very first scene." --Kristin Cashore, New York Times bestselling author of Graceling

"A stunning remake of a fairytale. Six Crimson Cranes is the perfect blend of whimsy and ferociousness, with twists and turns that will tug at your heartstrings." --Chloe Gong, New York Times bestselling author of These Violent Delights

"A resilient heroine, a cast of imaginative characters, and creative plot turns make this gem of a novel sparkle." --Stacey Lee, award-winning author of The Downstairs Girl

"A gorgeous version of an old fairy tale, told with flair and originality. A must-read for lovers of folkloric fantasy." --Juliet Marillier, award-winning author of Daughter of the Forest and Wildwood Dancing

"An unputdownable, sweeping fairytale that thrills as much as it delights. Lim is a master storyteller which is apparent with every magical turn of the page." --Kerri Maniscalco, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Kingdom of the Wicked

"Six Crimson Cranes is a fairytale that feels at once both epic and intimate. Shiori's quest to save her brothers, her kingdom, and herself is heartfelt, riveting, and as magical as the talents the princess tries so hard to hide." --Sarah Henning, bestselling author of Sea Witch and The Princess Will Save You

"Seamlessly intertwining western and East Asian folklore, Lim embroiders a richly imagined landscape in this vibrant, fast-paced duology starter." --Publishers Weekly, starred review

"Fast-paced excitement is balanced with a satisfyingly intricate plot that weaves in elements from Western fairy tales and East Asian folklore. A must-read for fans of folklore- and fairy tale-inspired fantasy." --SLJ, starred review

"Part exciting adventure, part thoughtful coming-of-age novel, this story retells and overturns familiar tropes." --Kirkus Reviews

"Magic abounds in this mesmerizing YA fantasy based on East Asian folklore and fairy tales." -Shelf Awareness