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About A Sky Beyond the Storm

Prepare for the jaw-dropping finale of Sabaa Tahir’s beloved New York Times bestselling An Ember in the Ashes fantasy series, and discover: Who will survive the storm?

Picking up just a few months after A Reaper at the Gates left off…

The long-imprisoned jinn are on the attack, wreaking bloody havoc in villages and cities alike. But for the Nightbringer, vengeance on his human foes is just the beginning.

By his side, Commandant Keris Veturia declares herself Empress, and calls for the heads of any and all who defy her rule. At the top of the list? The Blood Shrike and her remaining family.

Laia of Serra, now allied with the Blood Shrike, struggles to recover from the loss of the two people most important to her. Determined to stop the approaching apocalypse, she throws herself into the destruction of the Nightbringer. In the process, she awakens an ancient power that could lead her to victory–or to an unimaginable doom.

And deep in the Waiting Place, the Soul Catcher seeks only to forget the life–and love–he left behind. Yet doing so means ignoring the trail of murder left by the Nightbringer and his jinn. To uphold his oath and protect the human world from the supernatural, the Soul Catcher must look beyond the borders of his own land. He must take on a mission that could save–or destroy–all that he knows.

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10 Characters You DON’T Want at Thanksgiving

We’re all familiar with the classic party crasher of Thanksgiving. However, we can all probably agree that none would be nearly as disastrous as any of these fictional characters showing up at your family gathering!   1. The Merciless Literally every single character. Do not invite these girls. They are VERY bad news.   2. Hideo … Continued
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Best of An Ember in the Ashes: Most Romantic Moments

It would be impossible to choose our favorite romantic moment from Sabaa Tahir’s An Ember in the Ashes series. So we’ve narrowed it down to our top five! In continuation of our #EmberCountdown to A Sky Beyond the Storm, here are the most romantic moments from An Ember in the Ashes so far!   SPOILERS AHEAD for An … Continued
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Join the Ember Read-Along!

Join us for the Ember Read-Along! From July 5-September 30th, we’ll be exploring the dangerous world of An Ember in the Ashes, A Torch Against the Night, and A Reaper at the Gates by Sabaa Tahir. Whether you’ve read the series twice already or are picking it up for the first time, ALL are welcome to join and catch up … Continued
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Books we’re so thankful for this year

2020 gave us a LOT of amazing reads, so we’re sharing just a few that we’re so thankful for this year!   The Conference of the Birds by Ransom Riggs   We are so thankful to return to the world of the peculiars, and are counting down the days to The Desolations of Devil’s Acre!   … Continued
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Best of An Ember in the Ashes Quartet: Evilest Villains Ranked

Sabaa Tahir is the master of creating characters we love…and characters we hate. So, here are the cruelest villains of An Ember in the Ashes, ranked from least to most evil!   SPOILERS AHEAD for An Ember in the Ashes, A Torch Against the Night, and A Reaper at the Gates!    5. Mazen via GIPHY We … Continued
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What to read if you’re not over The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes

If you’ve binge re-read the entire Hunger Games series and flew through the new prequel, The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, we’ve got some recommendations for what to pick up next! From the Katniss energy of standing up to oppressive governing forces, to death-defying, high-stakes competitions, let’s get started!   The Kinder Poison by Natalie … Continued
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Best of An Ember in the Ashes: Character Deaths

We have ALL cried over a fictional character’s death at some point, and Sabaa Tahir has a knack for making us sob every.single.time. So, in continuation of our #EmberCountdown to A Sky Beyond the Storm, here are the most memorable character deaths from the series so far!   SPOILERS AHEAD for An Ember in the Ashes, … Continued
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Best of An Ember in the Ashes Quartet: Our Favorite Series Quotes!

Sabaa Tahir’s An Ember in the Ashes series is notoriously full of quotes that make our hearts sing (and break) at the same time. So before A Sky Beyond the Storm hits shelves and gives us a hundred more quotes that we’ll immediately want to wallpaper every surface in sight with, here’s a recap of our favorite Ember quotes so … Continued
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Best of An Ember in the Ashes: Most Heartstopping Moments

An Ember in the Ashes is NOTORIOUS for keeping us on the edge of our seats (and VERY concerned for our favorite characters.) So, in continued celebration of our #EmberCountdown to A Sky Beyond the Storm, here are our top 10 MOST heartstopping moments from the series!   SPOILERS AHEAD for An Ember in the Ashes, A Torch … Continued
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