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Sabaa Tahir

Sabaa Tahir grew up in California’s Mojave Desert at her family’s 18-room motel. There, she spent her time devouring fantasy novels, raiding her brother’s comic book stash, and playing the 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. Tahir currently lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her family.

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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 … Continued
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Are You Ready for A REAPER AT THE GATES?

A Reaper at the Gates is the hotly-anticipated third book in Sabaa Tahir’s An Ember in the Ashes series, and it’s finally hitting shelves June 12! We could not be more excited. To get you ready, we’re putting all of this pre-release goodness in one place! Read on for a digital sampler of the three … Continued
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Our Top 5 Quotes from AN EMBER IN THE ASHES, Annotated by Sabaa Tahir!

Ever wondered what Sabaa Tahir was thinking when she wrote some of your favorite An Ember in the Ashes quotes? Us too! We had our Ember Insiders vote on their top 5 quotes from the first book in the bestselling series, and then Sabaa took a moment to answer what was going on for her, the … Continued
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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 … Continued
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The EMBER IN THE ASHES Series Re-Read is Here!

If you’re like us, you’ve been eagerly awaiting A Reaper at the Gates, the third book in the Ember in the Ashes series from Sabaa Tahir! As we count down to June 12, we realized that we need a bit of a refresher on where we left off with Laia, Elias, and Helene. Never read … Continued
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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 … Continued
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9 Books to Read During Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, and 2018 marks the 40th anniversary that it’s been celebrated. Asian Pacific American Heritage Month celebrates the culture, traditions, and history of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States. How are we celebrating? By reading, of course! Read on for 9 great books to add to … Continued
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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 … Continued
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Some of Our Favorite AN EMBER IN THE ASHES Fan Art

As we continue our #EmberReRead, we thought we’d stop and notice all of the amazing fan art that has been created for the series over the years. In anticipation of A Reaper at the Gates coming June 12, we’re sharing some of our favorite fan art of Laia, Elias, and Helene! Cover image credit: @_loweana … Continued
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