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.
What to Read Based on Your Favorite Fall TV Show!
Fall is here which means great TV is finally upon us. But for those shows where a binge session isn’t a possibility, and you have to wait A WHOLE WEEK for the next one, you can get bored. Luckily, we’re here with great reads to accompany your fall TV picks. Read on! If you … ContinuedSee More
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15 Series to Feed Your #SummerBookBinge
Summer is here, and it’s time for our favorite part! No, not the beach. No, not the super-long days (but that’s pretty nice, huh). We’re talking about SUMMER. READING. Summer 2017 is going to be the best because we have a TON of great series, ready for your binge-reading pleasure! So whether you’re going on … ContinuedSee More
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Don’t worry; we get it. It’s hard being away from Hogwarts for the whole summer. But while you’re waiting for the 11:00 train from Platform 9¾ to leave, here are some Muggle books you might enjoy! If you’re a GRYFFINDOR Flame in the Mist by Renée Ahdieh Seventeen-year-old Mariko’s life is laid out … ContinuedSee More
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15 Undeniably Beautiful #CoverBuy Books
Raise your hand if you’re guilty of the #coverbuy. You know, the book you bought without any regard to genre, summary, or $$ in the bank. It’s ok – we’ve all felt the irresistible lure of a particularly gorgeous book cover, and in fact, we think it’s something to be celebrated. Read on for some … ContinuedSee More
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Unless you’re living under a rock, you’ve been seeing Taylor Swift counting down to her new single, which she finally dropped late last night. We’ve obv listened to the single (ok, a few times), and it’s giving us serious strong-female-character-with-a-bone-to-pick vibes. Naturally, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite leading ladies that would totally jam to … ContinuedSee More
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Everything We Know About A REAPER AT THE GATES So Far
Early this week, Mashable revealed the title, cover, and pub date of A Reaper at the Gates, the third book in the bestselling Ember in the Ashes series by Sabaa Tahir. Because we love you, we’ve gathered a slew of Sabaa’s tweets, instagrams, and the like to compile this list of everything we know about A Reaper … ContinuedSee More
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Everyone loves classic fantasy tales like Lord of the Rings and The Chronicles of Narnia, but at some point you might realize that all these classics seem to feel pretty similar. Fantasy should transport us to a new and exciting world, but that doesn’t mean it should forget the richness of the world in which … ContinuedSee More