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Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Holt Books for Young Readers
On Sale: 11/26/2019
ISBN: 9781250196644368 Pages, Ages 14-18
"Adventurous and imaginative, Harian imbues the world of Demura with an infectious charm and energy, and just enough danger and darkness. A gorgeous fantasy that will hook readers from page one."—Madeleine Roux, New York Times-bestselling author of the Asylum series
Lovers of dark, high-octane adventure will be enthralled by Sarah Harian's Eight Will Fall, a genre-bending YA fantasy standalone, perfect for fans of Kendare Blake and Leigh Bardugo.
In a world where magic is illegal, eight criminals led by rebellious Larkin are sent on a mission to rid their realm of an ancient evil lurking beneath the surface. Descending into a world full of unspeakable horrors, Larkin and her crew must use their forbidden magic to survive.
As they fight in the shadows, Larkin finds a light in Amias, a fellow outlaw with a notorious past. Soon, Larkin and Amias realize that their destinies are intertwined. The eight of them were chosen for a reason.
But as the beasts grow in number and her band is picked off one by one, Larkin is forced to confront a terrible truth: They were never meant to return.
Beneath Larkin’s glowing lantern, luminite shimmered like fish scales in the darkness of Ethera Mine. Her heart jolted as she unearthed a vein as wide as her thumb. It was the most valuable mineral in all of Demura Isle.
Praise for Eight Will Fall
"As gut-wrenching as it is deliciously eerie, Harian spins a tale of betrayal, loss, and the powerful notion of using emotions to become your true self." —Sara Wolf, New York Times-bestselling author of Bring Me Their Hearts
"A group of people with divergent personalities fighting to survive a world-ending heist together tempts comparisons to Leigh Bardugo's stunning Grishaverse books."—Booklist