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Bitterblue

Label
Bitterblue
Title
Bitterblue
Statement of responsibility
by Kristin Cashore
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Enter the Graceling Realm and let it work its magic in this unforgettable novel from New York Times bestselling author Kristin Cashore.When Queen Bitterblue took the throne of Monsea, she was a child, and her advisers ran the kngdom for her. Now she is beginning to question their decisions, especially how they handle the legacy of her father Leck, who who ruled through his Grace—a special talent for mind-altering—and his taste for darkness and violence. Bitterblue needs to know Monsea's past to lead it into the future, so she begins exploring the city sreets at night, disguised and alone. As she does, she meets two thieves, who hold a key to the truth of Leck's reign. And one of them, with a Grace that he hasn't yet identified, holds a key to her heart.Bitterblue is a gateway to the Graceling Realm that braids together magic, memory, and romance.Look for Kristin Cashore's highly-anticipated standalone novel, Jane, Unlimited!"Some authors can tell a good story; some can write well. Cashore is one of the rare novelists who do both. Thrillingly imagined and beautifully executed, Bitterblue stands as a splendid contribution in a long literarly tradition." —The New York Times Book Review on Bitterblue* "Brilliantly detailed and brimming with vibrant and dynamic characters." —SLJ, starred review of Bitterblue"There are some books that stick with you for years, and Kristen Cashore's Fire is one of them. Thoughtful, steamy and completely original, Fire is YA fantasy at its absolute best."—Sabaa Tahir, author of New York Times bestselling Ember in the Ashes on FireA New York Times bestsellerALA Best Fiction for Young AdultsA Publishers Weekly Best Book of the YearA Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the YearA BCCB Blue Ribbon Title
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Summary
Eighteen-year-old Bitterblue, queen of Monsea, realizes her heavy responsibility and the futility of relying on advisors who surround her with lies as she tries to help her people to heal from the thirty-five-year spell cast by her father, a violent psychopath with mind-altering abilities
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Rainbow List, 2013.
  • YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2013.
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10077910
Cataloging source
DLC
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  • Cashore, Kristin
  • Schoenherr, Ian
Index
no index present
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790
Literary form
fiction
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  • 8
  • 12
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
Series statement
Graceling realm
Series volume
0003
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  • Fantasy
  • Romance
  • Young Adult Fiction
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Bitterblue
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:41680bd7-e729-495f-a59f-d86881d80965
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781101574973
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Bitterblue
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:41680bd7-e729-495f-a59f-d86881d80965
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781101574973
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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      175 Monmouth Street, Independence, OR, 97351, US
      44.851488 -123.185756
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