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The orphan queen (bk. 1) /

by Meadows, Jodi.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Orphan queen bk. 1.Publisher: New York, NY : Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2015.Edition: First edition.Description: 391 pages : map ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9780062317384; 0062317385.Subject(s): Princesses -- Fiction | Orphans. -- Fiction | Magic -- Fiction | Secrets -- Fiction | Inheritance and succession -- Fiction | Imaginary places. -- Fiction | Fantasy fiction | Fantasy fiction
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<p>An epic fantasy filled with adventure, intrigue, and romance from the New York Times bestselling coauthor of My Plain Jane, perfect for fans of Graceling by Kristin Cashore, The Girl of Fire and Thorns by Rae Carson, and Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo.</p> <p>When Princess Wilhelmina was a child, the Indigo Kingdom invaded her homeland. Ten years later, Wil and the other noble children who escaped are ready to fight back and reclaim Wil's throne. To do so, Wil and her best friend, Melanie, infiltrate the Indigo Kingdom palace with hopes of gathering information that will help them succeed.</p> <p>But Wil has a secret--one that could change everything. Although magic has been illegal for a century, she knows her ability could help her save her kingdom. But magic creates wraith, and the deadly stuff is moving closer and destroying the land.</p> <p>And if the vigilante Black Knife catches her using magic, she may disappear like all the others....</p>

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Princess Wilhelmina is a refugee of the war that shattered her kingdom. Now an illegal magic-user and spy, Wil is determined to reclaim her throne--if she isn't destroyed first by the anti-magic vigilante Black Knife, or by wraiths, the toxic byproduct of magic-use ravaging the land. A fast-paced, action-packed fantasy driven by a dilemma that recalls the urgency of climate change. (c) Copyright 2015. The Horn Book, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

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