Advance praise for "Uprooted"
Every so often you come upon a story that seems like a lost tale of Grimm newly come to light. "Uprooted" is such a novel. Its narrative spell is confidently wrought and sympathetically cast. I might even call it bewitching. Gregory Maguire, bestselling author of "Wicked "and" Egg & Spoon"
The magic in "Uprooted, "with its realistic moral dimension, is so vividly believable that it almost seems you could work the spells. But the book will do that for you. Ursula K. Le Guin, award-winning and bestselling author of The Earthsea cycle
"Uprooted" has everything I love: a great heroine, new takes on old myths and legends, and surprising twists and turns. A delight. Cassandra Clare, "New York Times" bestselling author of The Mortal Instruments series
Magical and practical, otherworldly and planted in the real, I could "not" stop reading this book and neither will you! Tamora Pierce, "New York Times" bestselling author of "Trickster s Choice" and "Trickster s Queen"
Wild, thrilling, and deeply, darkly magical. An instant classic. Lev Grossman, #1 "New York Times" bestselling author of The Magicians Trilogy
"Uprooted" is one of those tales you come back to over and over again because it s just that enchanting. The adventure builds with such tension that you are peeking through your hands at the end, hoping it will all be okay, and Naomi Novik delivers a conclusion that s deeply satisfying, earning a permanent space on my bookshelf that I ll revisit often. Kevin Hearne, "New York Times" bestselling author of "Shattered"
Reading "Uprooted" was like rediscovering a favorite old sweater, familiar and beloved. It feels as if it has always existed and has been waiting patiently for me to return to it. Maggie Stiefvater, #1 "New York Times" bestselling author of The Shiver Trilogy
I didn t know how much I wanted to read a book like this until it was already in my hands. "Uprooted" has everything I love about Novik s writing style, with the added bonus of some old-world magic and the flavor of a dark faerie story. Patrick Rothfuss, #1 "New York Times" bestselling author of the Kingkiller Chronicle series
"Uprooted" by Naomi Novik is enchanting, in every sense of that fine old word. A charming and inviting story that looks unflinchingly at the strangling roots of hurt and revenge. Robin Hobb, bestselling author of "Fool s Assassin"
The roots of "Uprooted" are planted deep in fairy tale lore, but the story that Naomi Novik has coaxed forth is fresh and compelling. It reads like a previously undiscovered origin myth in the best possible way! Jacqueline Carey, "New York Times" bestselling author of the Kushiel s Legacy series
I ve been a diehard fan of Naomi Novik s work since reading "His Majesty s Dragon, "and her new fantasy, "Uprooted, "is an utter delight. Novik writes the kind of book that wins your heart and lights up all the pleasure of your brain. Kelly Link, author of "Get in Trouble"
Novik has written a living heart-book, its mythology vital, deep, and true. I am in awe. Rachel Hartman, author of "Seraphina"
This is a beautiful book. The magic is true magic, and the human relationships especially those between women complex and believable. Ellen Kushner, author of "Swordspoint"
The most darkly compelling fantasy I ve read in ages, "Uprooted" is overflowing with profound dread and real beauty, and boasts a heroine who blazes with spirit and originality. Not to be missed! Christopher Golden, #1 "New York Times" bestselling author of "Snowblind"
Naomi Novik s "Uprooted" is a marvelous fantasy reminiscent of "Howl s Moving Castle." Her setting, characters, and the magic they use are all brilliant. I devoured the book in one reading. Well done! I want more! Todd McCaffrey, "New York Times" bestselling author of "Sky Dragons""show more