Publisher: jimmy patterson
Publication Date: November 5th, 2019
Page Count: 400
From the Jacket:
In this mesmerizing sequel to the New York Times bestselling Girls of Paper and Fire, Lei and Wren have escaped their oppressive lives in the Hidden Palace, but soon learn that freedom comes with a terrible cost.Lei, the naive country girl who became a royal courtesan, is now known as the Moonchosen, the commoner who managed to do what no one else could. But slaying the cruel Demon King wasn’t the end of the plan—it’s just the beginning. Now Lei and her warrior love Wren must travel the kingdom to gain support from the far-flung rebel clans. The journey is made even more treacherous thanks to a heavy bounty on Lei’s head, as well as insidious doubts that threaten to tear Lei and Wren apart from within.Meanwhile, an evil plot to eliminate the rebel uprising is taking shape, fueled by dark magic and vengeance. Will Lei succeed in her quest to overthrow the monarchy and protect her love for Wren, or will she fall victim to the sinister magic that seeks to destroy her?
Ooooo I love this book so much! This is hands down, the earliest I’ve ever read an advanced copy before the publication date– it’s not out until November! I started reading the day I got it in the mail, pushing several other books aside in the process. Girls of Paper and Fire ends on an intense cliff hanger and this second installment begins right where the action left off. Ngan has gifted us with a phenomenal follow up, full of action and magic and so so much heartbreak!
**This review will contain spoilers from book one. If you haven’t read Girls of Paper and Fire, stop reading this post immediately and go read it!**