VICTORIA "V.E." SCHWAB is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of more than a dozen books, including the acclaimed Shades of Magic series, This Savage Song, Our Dark Duet and Vicious. Her work has received critical acclaim, been featured in the New York Times, Entertainment Weekly, Washington Post and more, translated into more than a dozen languages, and has been optioned for television and film. When she's not haunting Paris streets or trudging up English hillsides, she splits her time between Nashville, TN and Edinburgh, Scotland and is usually tucked in the corner of a coffee shop, dreaming up monsters.
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"Flawless prose...the bittersweet conclusion is a fitting one for a fantastic, emotionally rich series that redefines epic." --Publishers Weekly, starred review, on A Conjuring of Light "Desperate gambits, magical battles, and meaningful sacrifice make this a thrilling read." --Kirkus Reviews, starred review, on A Conjuring of Light "Adventure beckons, and Schwab's smart, exhilarating story doesn't let go until the very end. And, not even then." --Shelf Awareness for Readers on A Conjuring of Light
"The book is still filled with incident and emotion, with difficulty and heartbreak and anger. And it frankly feels subversive." --NPR on A Gathering of Shadows "[This has] all the hallmarks of a classic work of fantasy. Its plot is gripping. Its characters are memorable. [Its setting] is otherworldly yet believable. Schwab has given us a gem of a tale...This is a book to treasure." --Deborah Harkness, New York Times bestselling author of The All Souls trilogy "Full of magic, intrigue, adventure, deception, a bit of piracy...this will engage both adult and young adult fantasy readers alike." --Booklist on A Darker Shade of Magic