What the River Knows

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Wednesday Books
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6.4 X 9.3 X 1.5 inches | 1.15 pounds

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About the Author
Isabel Ibañez is the author of Together We Burn (Wednesday Books), and Woven in Moonlight (Page Street), a finalist for the William C. Morris Award, and listed among Time Magazine's 100 Best Fantasy Books Of All Time. She is the proud daughter of Bolivian immigrants and has a profound appreciation for history and traveling. She currently lives in Asheville, North Carolina, with her husband, their adorable dog, and a serious collection of books.

"Expertly plotted, explosively adventurous, and burning with romance. What the River Knows is a pulse pounding archeological hunt that exquisitely weaves together glittering pieces of history with fascinating mythology. This book should come with a seatbelt, because you'll will want to buckle up for this brilliant ride." - Stephanie Garber #1 New York Times bestselling author of Once Upon A Broken Heart

"Take a plucky heroine, a historically grounded Indiana Jones-esque adventure through Ancient Egypt, and add a surprising dollop of magic -- it's a recipe for a delightful read." - Jodi Picoult, #1 New York Times bestselling author

"Phenomenal. This is a book that truly deserves that word. What the River Knows has it all--page-turning mystery, adventure, intrigue and betrayal, laugh-out-loud banter, and slow-burn romance with characters that jump off the page. I am a fan for life." - Mary E. Pearson, New York Times bestselling author of The Remnant Chronicles

"What The River Knows is a historical adventure ripe with delicious twists, swoony angst, and sassy wit that is as thrilling as it is insightful." - J. Elle, New York Times bestselling author of Wings of Ebony

"A sweeping historical fantasy brimming with adventure, romance, and richly researched lore, What the River Knows is a treasure of a book. Ibanez's worldbuilding is masterful, and the chemistry between her characters is swoon worthy." - Elizabeth Lim, New York Times bestselling author of Six Crimson Cranes

"With vivid descriptions, singular magic, and shocking betrayals, What the River Knows is a thrilling adventure the whole way through. Add in a swoon-worthy romance and Ibañez's beautiful prose and this is a journey readers will eagerly go on." - Rachel Griffin, New York Times bestselling author of The Nature of Witches

"Luminous and enchanting, What the River Knows gleams with dangerous secrets, a clever heroine, ancient tombs, and a mystery that readers will be eager to unravel. A romantic, spellbinding adventure." - Rebecca Ross, internationally bestselling author of A River Enchanted and Divine Rivals

"Intricately threaded with real history, What the River Knows is romantic, adrenaline-soaked, and gleaming with clandestine magic. Opening like a dusty puzzle box, it reveals a spirited heroine, her prickly love interest, and an adventure that will spirit you away to the serpentine waters of the Nile. A masterpiece." - Ava Reid, internationally bestselling author of The Wolf and the Woodsman

"Magic and mystery, quests and romance sparkle in Ibañez's dazzling historical adventure novel. Prepare to be whisked on a whirlwind ride to the glittering banks of the Egyptian Nile by a plucky, courageous heroine!" - Amélie Wen Zhao

"Fast-paced yet lyrical, with twists that keep you flying through the pages while Ibañez's evocative prose makes you want to savor every sun-drenched paragraph, What the River Knows is a truly enchanting work of storytelling. All the stars." - Heather Fawcett, author of Emily Wilde's Encyclopaedia of Faeries

"A romantic, heart-pounding adventure." - Kirkus

"A novel that exquisitely depicts both its characters and the world around them...the story will sweep readers away with its cinematic details, its touches of magic, and a dash of romance." - Booklist, starred review

"A lively cast and a heaping helping of banter-filled romance radiate from this seamless blend of history, mystery, and mythology." - Publishers Weekly

"A lush historical fantasy set in nineteenth-century Argentina and involving the search for Cleopatra's tomb, What the River Knows deliciously mixes romance and adventure." - Paste Magazine

"With an adventurous treasure hunt, a perilous mystery, and a character-driven romance set in a unique historical moment, this is Ibañez's best work yet." - School Library Journal, starred review