A sky beyond the storm / a novel by Sabaa Tahir.
- 0 of 2 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
- 0 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)
2 current holds with 2 total copies.
|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Fosston Public Library||Y TAH (Text)||33500013303839||New||Checked out||01/16/2021|
|Moorhead Public Library||Y TAH (Text)||33500013303821||New||Checked out||12/26/2020|
- ISBN: 9780448494531
- ISBN: 0448494531
- Physical Description: 516 pages ; 24 cm
- Publisher: New York : Razorbill, ©2020.
"Laia, Elias, and Helene must risk everything to defeat their foes--both human and supernatural--and prevent the coming of an otherworldly maelstrom"-- Provided by publisher.
|Target Audience Note:||
Ages 14+. Razorbill.
- Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2020 December #2
*Starred Review* At last, the fourth and final volume (alas!) of Tahir's epic An Ember in the Ashes cycle has arrived. Happily, it finds the gang all here: Laia of Serra, of course; Elias, who is now known as the Soul Catcher, his emotions and much of his memory taken away by Mauth, aka Death; and the Blood Shrike. Oh, yes, there, lurking in the darkness, are the monstrously evil Commandant and the Nightbringer, King of the Jinn. As for the story, suffice it to say, the Commandant is in league with the Nightbringer to conquer the Empire. The Blood Shrike is their sworn enemy, her infant nephew being the Emperor and her sister, the Queen Regent. Laiaâseeking to destroy the Nightbringer, who is busy with world-ending plansâis also trying desperately to bring Elias back to his old self. But can she succeed? Arguably the most ambitious of the four novels in the cycle, Tahir's latest offers exciting action, mounting suspense, and beautifully realized characters to love or despise. But more seriously, it also invites long thoughts about such large issues as death and love. Despite a pesky deus ex machina near the end, the result remains a deeply satisfying exercise in plotting and remarkably skillful storytelling. Readers will be reluctant to bid it adieu.HIGH-DEMAND BACKSTORY: An Ember in the Ashes is a best-selling series, and this book would have its loyal fans lining up even without the buzz being conjured by the publisher. Grades 9-12. Copyright 2020 Booklist Reviews.
Sabaa Tahir is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the An Ember in the Ashes series, which has been translated into over thirty-five languages. She grew up in California's Mojave Desert at her family's eighteen-room motel. There, she spent her time devouring fantasy novels, raiding her brother's comic book stash, and playing 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. Sabaa currently lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her family. Visit Sabaa online at SabaaTahir.com and follow her on Instagram and Twitter @SabaaTahir.
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