Kristin Cashore grew up in northeast Pennsylvania and earned her master's degree from the Center for the Study of Children's Literature at Simmons College. She lives in the Boston area. Her epic fantasy novels set in the Graceling Realm--Graceling, Fire, Bitterblue, and Winterkeep--are all New York Times bestsellers and have won many awards.
"I may be biased, as Cashore has been my self-proclaimed favorite
author for over a decade, but this book quite literally made me sob
at my desk at one moment, so longtime (and newer-to-the-series)
fans will be extremely thrilled."—BuzzFeed
"Seasparrow is a cathartic story, one that allows its heroine to understand how much she’s been through and how much she needs....I hope there’s more Hava yet to come."—Molly Templeton for Tor.com
"Cashore never shies away from showing the charming mundanities of the everyday and the brutal realities of the harshness of wilderness and emotions as well as exploring how enduring trauma shapes a person and a kingdom.... A harrowing, rewarding tale of survival."—Kirkus Reviews
"Cashore's Graceling books have hit bestseller lists and kept readers fascinated for almost 15 years. This fifth installment promises the same."—Booklist Reviews