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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

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  • ISBN: 9780448494531
  • ISBN: 0448494531
  • Physical Description: 516 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Razorbill, ©2020.

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Summary, etc.:
"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. Laia—seeking to destroy the Nightbringer, who is busy with world-ending plans—is 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.

Author Notes

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 and follow her on Instagram and Twitter @SabaaTahir.

Subject: Man-woman relationships > Juvenile fiction.
Jinn > Juvenile fiction.
Imaginary wars and battles > Juvenile fiction.
Good and evil > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Fantasy fiction.

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