Sabaa Tahir is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of An Ember in the Ashes and its sequel, A Torch Against the Night. She grew up in California’s Mojave Desert at her family’s eighteen-room motel. There, she spent her time devouring fantasy novels, raiding her brother’s comic book stash, and playing guitar badly. She began writing An Ember in the Ashes while working nights as a newspaper editor. She likes thunderous indie rock, garish socks, and all things nerd. Sabaa currently lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her family.
9 Slow Burn Romances That Are Worth the Wait
Usually, those of us who love our books with a heaping side of romance are happy to be feeling like from page one. But then there are those loves that start off with great chemistry and build over time to something amazing, to the point where we’re like And when it happens, it’s all the … ContinuedSee More
Catch Penguin Teen at San Diego Comic Con 2018
We are super excited to be attending San Diego Comic Con 2018, and we’re giving you a preview of all of the amazing stuff that we’ve got going on at Booth #1515F during the weekend of July 19-22. With so many great things happening both on the floor, at panels and on our social media channels … ContinuedSee More
Sabaa Tahir Recaps Helene’s An Ember in the Ashes journey
Poor Helene! We all know our Blood Shrike really has not had much joy in the Ember in the Ashes series so far, but in case the details are a little fuzzy, we had Sabaa Tahir recap her journey so far. While the path has definitely not been easy for Helene heading into A Reaper at the … ContinuedSee More
7 Characters You DON’T Want at Thanksgiving
We’re all familiar with the classic party crasher of Thanksgiving. Sometimes it’s an uncle who shows up last minute and spends half of Thanksgiving telling obscure stories from his days in that rock band. Sometimes it’s your sister who totally forgets what time dinner starts and moseys in after all the yams are gone. However, we can … ContinuedSee More
Dear Hollywood, These YA Books Are READY!
With the success of recent YA adaptations including Love, Simon and a heavy slate of upcoming awesomeness including To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before, The Darkest Minds and The Hate U Give – we gotta ask the question: why is Hollywood sleeping on these amazing books that are SCREAMING for adaptation?! An Ember … ContinuedSee More
Sabaa Tahir Recaps Elias’ An Ember in the Ashes journey
Son of The Commandant, and just trying to be a good guy Elias Veturius can’t catch a break. He really wants to escape this life but circumstance, family and promises aren’t making things easy. If you need a refresher on exactly what Elias has been through in An Ember in the Ashes and A Torch … ContinuedSee More
Books to Read Based On Your Hogwarts House!
Need to take a break from stalking the mailman for your Hogwarts letter? Don’t worry, we get it. And we’ve got the perfect list of reads to keep you distracted until it comes! If you’re a GRYFFINDOR Flame in the Mist by Renée Ahdieh On her way to the imperial city, Mariko is … ContinuedSee More
Seven People on Bookstagram Who Have Read A Reaper At The Gates And Are Already Non-Spoiler SHOOK
It has only been a few days since A Reaper at the Gates, the third book in the An Ember in the Ashes series by Sabaa Tahir was released but already super speedy readers have finished and THEY ARE HAVING SOME FEELINGS! These seven people have finished their latest adventure with Laia, Elias and Helene and … ContinuedSee More
Here’s What Book You Should Read Based on Your Favorite Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Character
Raise your hand if you, like us, are now obsessed with Netflix’s Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. via GIPHY Raise your hand if you, like us, binged the whole series over the weekend and now have to wait way too long for the next season. via GIPHY It’s okay, this is a safe, witchy space, … ContinuedSee More
Sabaa Tahir Recaps Laia’s An Ember in the Ashes journey
The Ember in the Ashes world is DEEP! And with so much going on – all that death and destruction – it can be hard to remember exactly who is betraying who. Don’t worry though, we had Sabaa Tahir recap Laia of Serra’s journey in the first two books in the series to help refresh … ContinuedSee More