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The Resource Forest of a Thousand Lanterns, (electronic resource)

Forest of a Thousand Lanterns, (electronic resource)

Label
Forest of a Thousand Lanterns
Title
Forest of a Thousand Lanterns
Statement of responsibility
Julie C. Dao
Title variation
Forest of a 1000 lanterns
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Wrath and the Dawn meets Snow White and the Huntsman in this dark and mystical East Asian fantasy reimagining of The Evil Queen legend about one peasant girl's quest to become Empress. "A richly developed fantasy world . . . Julie C. Dao is a talent to watch."?Marie Lu , #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Young Elites Eighteen-year-old Xifeng is beautiful. The stars say she is destined for greatness, that she is meant to be Empress of Feng Lu. But only if she embraces the darkness within her. Growing up as a peasant in a forgotten village on the edge of the map, Xifeng longs to fulfill the destiny promised to her by her cruel aunt, the witch Guma, who has read the cards and seen glimmers of Xifeng's majestic future. But is the price of the throne too high? Because in order to achieve greatness, she must spurn the young man who loves her and exploit the callous magic that runs through her veins?sorcery fueled by eating the hearts of the recently killed. For the god who has sent her on this journey will not be satisfied until his power is absolute. Set in an East Asian-inspired fantasy world filled with both breathtaking pain and beauty, Forest of a Thousand Lanterns possesses all the hallmarks of masterful fantasy: dazzling magic, heartbreaking romance, and a world that hangs in the balance. Fans of Heartless , Stealing Snow , and Red Queen will devour this stunning debut. Praise for Forest of a Thousand Lanterns A Junior Library Guild Selection "A richly developed fantasy world coupled with an ambitious anti-heroine of complex agency, this story shines and surprises at every turn. Julie C. Dao is a talent to watch. "?Marie Lu, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Young Elites ? "A masterful reimagining of the early life of Snow White's Evil Queen. "?Booklist, starred review ? " Lushly written . . . tantalizing reading." ?Publishers Weekly, starred review "Rich in detail and full of gore and blood, this dark novel will satisfy 'Game of Thrones' fans ." ?School Library Journal "A stunning reimagining of the Evil Queen. Filled with treacherous courtesans, dark magic, terrible choices, and bloody hearts, Julie Dao's exquisite take on this classic villain rises far above the average retelling."?Stephanie Garber, New York Times bestselling author of Caraval " Magnetic, seductive, and alluring , Dao's Forest of a Thousand Lanterns is a lush, captivating read about desire and the lengths to which we will go to find our true destiny."?S. Jae-Jones, New York Times bestselling author of Wintersong
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"A dark and mystical East Asian fantasy reimagining of The Evil Queen legend about one peasant girl's quest to become Empress"--
Theme
Storyline
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Character
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10576190
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IDEBK
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
840
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 9
  • 12
Nature of contents
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True
Series statement
Rise of the Empress
Series volume
0001
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Forest of a Thousand Lanterns, (electronic resource)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=257&titleID=3124237
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Publication
Carrier category
online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
on1004971477
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource ()
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781524738303
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
6EDEC36E-090C-41BF-A67B-A61447A38925
System control number
(OCoLC)1004971477
Label
Forest of a Thousand Lanterns, (electronic resource)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=257&titleID=3124237
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
on1004971477
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource ()
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781524738303
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
6EDEC36E-090C-41BF-A67B-A61447A38925
System control number
(OCoLC)1004971477

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