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Seven Endless Forests

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In Seven Endless Forests, the gorgeous standalone companion to the critically acclaimed fantasy The Boneless Mercies, April Genevieve Tucholke spins a bold and blood-hungry retelling of the King Arthur legend that is perfect for fans of Naomi Novik, Garth Nix, and Laini Taylor.

On the heels of a devastating plague, Torvi's sister, Morgunn is stolen from the family farm by Uther, a flame-loving Fremish wolf-priest who leads a pack of ragged, starving girls. Torvi leaves the only home she's ever known, and joins a shaven-skulled druid and a band of roaming Elsh artists known as the Butcher Bards. They set out on a quest to rescue Torvi's sister, and find a mythical sword.

On their travels, Torvi and her companions will encounter magical night wilds and mystical Drakes who trade in young men. They will sing rowdy Elshland ballads in a tree-town tavern, and find a mysterious black tower in an Endless Forest. They will fight alongside famous Vorseland archers and barter with Fremish wizards. They will feast with rogue Jade Fell children in a Skal Mountain cave, and seek the help of a Pig Witch. They will face wild, dangerous magic that leads to love, joy, tragedy, and death.

Torvi sets out to rescue a sister, but she may find it's merely the first step toward a life that is grander and more glorious than anything she could have imagined.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 352 pages
  • 152 x 229mm
  • New York
  • English
  • 0374307091
  • 9780374307097
  • 623,038

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"Readers won't want this one to end. Simply stunning." --Kirkus Reviews, starred review

"In this loose standalone follow-up to The Boneless Mercies, Tucholke conjures a mythic, richly described landscape . . . the strong focus on found family and feminine strengths further enhance this tale's emotional impact." --Publishers Weekly, starred review

"Beautiful and ancient in feel . . . readers will fall beneath Tucholke's spell. A lovely tale of quests and camaraderie." --Booklist

"This will delight older teens looking for an exciting, immersive, and original feminist fantasy." --School Library Journal
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About April Genevieve Tucholke

April Genevieve Tucholke is the author of The Boneless Mercies, Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea, Between the Spark and the Burn, and Wink Poppy Midnight. She currently lives in the Pacific Northwest with her husband.
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Rating details

29 ratings
4.24 out of 5 stars
5 55% (16)
4 24% (7)
3 14% (4)
2 3% (1)
1 3% (1)
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