Meanwhile, eli is on a mission to eradicate every other super-powered person that he can find―aside from his sidekick, an enigmatic woman with an unbreakable will. Armed with terrible power on both sides, driven by the memory of betrayal and loss, the archnemeses have set a course for revenge―but who will be left alive at the end? In Vicious, V.
But when their thesis moves from the academic to the experimental, things go horribly wrong. Ten years later, determined to catch up to his old friend now foe, Victor breaks out of prison, aided by a young girl whose reserved nature obscures a stunning ability. In their senior year, near-death experiences, and seemingly supernatural events reveals an intriguing possibility: that under the right conditions, a shared research interest in adrenaline, someone could develop extraordinary abilities.
A trade paperback repackage of New York Times bestseller V. E. Schwab brings to life a gritty comic-book-style world in vivid prose: a world where gaining superpowers doesn't automatically lead to heroism, and a time when allegiances are called into question. A dynamic and original twist on what it means to be a hero and a villain.
Vengeful VillainsNew york times bestseller**2018 good reads choice award winner for best science fiction category*a super-powered collision of extraordinary minds and vengeful intentions―#1 New York Times bestselling author V. Schwab returns with the thrilling follow-up to Vicious. Wow. Mira grant, new york times bestselling author of BlackoutVillians#1 Vicious#2 Vengeful"Warm Up" short story.
E. Schwab's tale of betrayal, self-hatred, and survival will resonate with superhero fans as well as readers who have never heard of Charles Xavier or Victor von Doom. Publishers Weekly starred review"V. E. Magneto and Professor X. Entertainment weekly's 27 female authors who rule Sci-Fi and Fantasy Right Now“Readers won't be able to put down this dark and riveting tale of power and revenge.
Kirkus reviews, starred praise for Vicious“Schwab's characters feel vital and real, never reduced to simple archetypes. In a genre that tends toward the flippant or pretentious, this is a rare superhero novel as epic and gripping as any classic comic. Flush from her brush with death, she’s finally gained the control she’s always sought―and will use her new-found power to bring the city of Merit to its knees.
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A Darker Shade of Magic: A Novel Shades of MagicIt's a defiant hobby with dangerous consequences, which Kell is now seeing firsthand. After an exchange goes awry, Kell escapes to Grey London and runs into Delilah Bard, a cut-purse with lofty aspirations. Kell was raised in arnes―red london―and officially serves the Maresh Empire as an ambassador, traveling between the frequent bloody regime changes in White London and the court of George III in the dullest of Londons, the one without any magic left to see.
Unofficially, kell is a smuggler, servicing people willing to pay for even the smallest glimpses of a world they'll never see. A conjuring of Light Tor Books. She first robs him, then saves him from a deadly enemy, and finally forces Kell to spirit her to another world for a proper adventure. Now perilous magic is afoot, and treachery lurks at every turn.
Schwabkell is one of the last antari―magicians with a rare, Grey, once upon a time, and, coveted ability to travel between parallel Londons; Red, White, Black. A darker shade of magic, from #1 New York Times bestselling author V. E. A gathering of Shadows3. To save all of the worlds, they'll first need to stay alive.
A darker shade of Magic has all the hallmarks of a classic work of fantasy.
Conjuring of Light Shades of MagicA conjuring of Light Tor Books. Witness the fate of beloved heroes and notorious foes in the heart-stopping conclusion to V. E. Lila bard, once a commonplace―but never common―thief, has survived and flourished through a series of magical trials. Schwab and her editoras darkness sweeps the Maresh Empire, the once precarious balance of power among the four Londons has reached its breaking point.
Meanwhile, the disgraced captain Alucard Emery of the Night Spire collects his crew, attempting a race against time to acquire the impossible. In the wake of tragedy, kell―once assumed to be the last surviving Antari―begins to waver under the pressure of competing loyalties. Kirkus' best fiction of 2017*this edition will include the following special features:*Full glossary of terms from the entire series*Q&A between V.
E. A gathering of Shadows3. But now she must learn to control the magic, before it bleeds her dry. An ancient enemy returns to claim a city while a fallen hero tries to save a kingdom in decay. A darker Shade of Magic2. Shades of Magic series1. Schwab’s new york Times bestselling Shades of Magic trilogy.
A Gathering of Shadows: A Novel Shades of MagicFour months since his path crossed with Delilah Bard. A darker Shade of Magic2. As red london finalizes preparations for the Element Games-an extravagant international competition of magic, meant to entertain and keep healthy the ties between neighboring countries-a certain pirate ship draws closer, carrying old friends back into port.
But while red london is caught up in the pageantry and thrills of the Games, another London is coming back to life, and those who were thought to be forever gone have returned. Restless, kell is visited by dreams of ominous magical events, waking only to think of Lila, and having given up smuggling, who disappeared from the docks like she always meant to do.
After all, a shadow that was gone in the night reappears in the morning, and so it seems Black London has risen again-and so to keep magic's balance, another London must fall. In V. E. From #1 new york Times bestselling author V. E. Schwab"addictive and immersive, A Gathering of Shadows cements this series as a must-read.
Entertainment weekly, grade AFour months have passed since the shadow stone fell into Kell's possession.
Nevernight: Book One of the Nevernight ChronicleAlone and friendless, she hides in a city built from the bones of a dead god, hunted by the Senate and her father’s former comrades. Tor Books. Thomas dunne. Treachery and trials await her with the Church’s halls, and to fail is to die. Tor Books. But if she survives to initiation, Mia will be inducted among the chosen of the Lady of Blessed Murder, and one step closer to the only thing she desires.
Revenge. Nevernight is the first in an epic new fantasy series from the New York Times bestselling author, Jay Kristoff. In a land where three suns almost never set, a fledgling killer joins a school of assassins, seeking vengeance against the powers who destroyed her family. Daughter of an executed traitor, Mia Corvere is barely able to escape her father’s failed rebellion with her life.
But her gift for speaking with the shadows leads her to the door of a retired killer, and a future she never imagined. Now, a sixteen year old mia is apprenticed to the deadliest flock of assassins in the entire Republic ― the Red Church.
The Near WitchTor Books. Schwab. The near witch is only an old story told to frighten children. If the wind calls at night, you must not listen. The wind is lonely, and always looking for company. There are no strangers in the town of Near. These are the truths that Lexi has heard all her life. But when an actual stranger, appears outside her home on the moor at night, a boy who seems to fade like smoke, she knows that at least one of these sayings is no longer true.
The next night, the children of Near start disappearing from their beds, and the mysterious boy falls under suspicion. As the hunt for the children intensifies, about the wind that seems to speak through the walls at night, so does Lexi's need to know about the witch that just might be more than a bedtime story, and about the history of this nameless boy.
Part fairy tale, a whisper carried by the wind, Victoria Schwab's debut novel is entirely original yet achingly familiar: a song you heard long ago, part love story, and a dream you won't soon forget. Thomas dunne. Tor Books. New york times bestseller brand new edition of victoria schwab's long out-of-print, stunning debutAll-new deluxe edition of an out-of-print gem, containing in-universe short story "The Ash-Born Boy" and a never-before-seen introduction from V.
Shades of Magic Boxed Set: A Darker Shade of Magic, A Gathering of Shadows, A Conjuring of LightExperience the fate of beloved heroes and notorious foes in V. E. Unofficially, kell is a smuggler, servicing people willing to pay for even the smallest glimpses of a world they'll never see. It's a defiant hobby with dangerous consequences. A darker shade of magickell serves the maresh empire―red london, as he calls it―as an official ambassador, traveling between the frequent bloody regime changes in White London and the court of George III in the dullest of Londons.
Schwab’s new york times bestselling Shades of Magic trilogy together in a boxset with additional content. Bonus pull-out map included!kell is one of the last Antari―magicians with a rare, and, White, once, coveted ability to travel between parallel Londons; Red, Grey, Black. Thomas dunne. Tor Books. Tor Books.
After one such visit goes awry, Kell escapes his home for Grey London and runs into Delilah Bard, a cut-purse with lofty aspirations. To save all of the worlds, they'll first need to stay alive. A gathering of shadowswhile red london is caught up in the pageantry and thrills of the Element Games, another London is coming back to life, and those who were thought to be forever gone have returned.
A conjuring of lightas darkness sweeps the Maresh Empire, the once precarious balance of power among the four Londons has reached its breaking point.
This Savage Song Monsters of VerityTor Books. All august wants is to be human, as good-hearted as his own father, to play a bigger role in protecting the innocent—but he’s one of the monsters. Thomas dunne. All kate wants is to be as ruthless as her father, who lets the monsters roam free and makes the humans pay for his protection. Greenwillow.
Tor Books. 1 new york times bestseller * an amazon best Book of the YearThere’s no such thing as safe in a city at war, a city overrun with monsters. Her heroes will face monsters intent on destroying them from every side—including the monsters within. In this dark urban fantasy from acclaimed author Victoria Schwab, a young woman and a young man must choose whether to become heroes or villains—and friends or enemies—with the future of their home at stake.
The first of two books, this savage Song is a must-have for fans of Holly Black, Maggie Stiefvater, and Laini Taylor. Kate harker and august flynn are the heirs to a divided city—a city where the violence has begun to breed actual monsters. But kate discovers august’s secret, and after a failed assassination attempt the pair must flee for their lives.
In this savage song, seething metropolis, one worthy of being compared to Gotham and to the four versions of London in her critically acclaimed fantasy for adults, Victoria Schwab creates a gritty, A Darker Shade of Magic. One who can steal a soul with a simple strain of music. When the chance arises to keep an eye on Kate, who’s just been kicked out of her sixth boarding school and returned home, August jumps at it.
Vengeful VillainsShe’ll do whatever it takes, victor vale and Eli Ever, collecting her own sidekicks, and leveraging the two most infamous EOs, against each other once more. With marcella's rise, new enmities create opportunity--and the stage of Merit City will once again be set for a final, terrible reckoning. Schwab returns with the thrilling follow-up to Vicious.
Magneto and Professor X. But marcella Riggins needs no one. Tor Books. Schwab's tale of betrayal, self-hatred, and survival will resonate with superhero fans as well as readers who have never heard of Charles Xavier or Victor von Doom. Publishers Weekly, starred review Tor Books. Superman and Lex Luthor. Thomas dunne.
Entertainment weekly's 27 female authors who Rule Sci-Fi and Fantasy Right Now “Schwab's characters feel vital and real, never reduced to simple archetypes. E. Victor vale and Eli Ever. Greenwillow.
Shades of Magic: The Steel PrinceSchwab and torn from the universe of the shades of Magic sequence, this all-original comic book prequel to A Darker Shade of Magic is perfect for fans of bloody, swashbuckling adventure and gritty fantasy!As V. E. Greenwillow. Tor Books. Thomas dunne. Schwab says, "the comics are going to bridge the space between Shades of Magic and Threads of Power.
Delve into the thrilling, long before he became the king of red london and adoptive father to kell, the lead of A Darker Shade of Magic!The youthful Maresh is sent to a violent and unmanageable port city on the Blood Coast of Verose, on strict orders from his father, epic tale of the young and arrogant prince Maxim Maresh, King Nokil Maresh, to cut his military teeth in this lawless landscape.
There, a lawless landscape, he encounters an unruly band of soldiers, and the intoxicatingly deadly presence of the newly returned pirate queen, Arisa. Collects shades of Magic: The Steel Prince #1-4. Tor Books. Written by #1 new York Times bestselling author V. E.