April 10th | 6pm CST
Silver in the Bone | Alexandra Bracken
ABOUT THE BOOK
Born without a trace of magic, Tamsin Lark is no match for the sorceresses and Hollowers who populate the magical underground of Boston. But when the only parent she’s ever known disappears without so much as a goodbye, she has no choice but to join in their cutthroat pursuit of enchanted relics to keep herself—and her brother, Cabell—alive.
Ten years later, rumors are swirling that her guardian found a powerful ring from Arthurian legend just before he vanished. A run-in with her rival Emrys ignites Tamsin’s hope that the ring could free Cabell from a curse that threatens both of them. But they aren’t the only ones who covet the ring.
As word spreads, greedy Hollowers start circling, and many would kill to have it for themselves. While Emrys is the last person Tamsin would choose to partner with, she needs all the help she can get to edge out her competitors in the race for the ring. Together, they dive headfirst into a vipers’ nest of dark magic, exposing a deadly secret with the power to awaken ghosts of the past and shatter her last hope of saving her brother. . . .
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
ALEXANDRA BRACKEN was born in Phoenix, Arizona. The daughter of a Star Wars collector, she grew up going to an endless string of Star Wars conventions and toy fairs, which helped spark her imagination and a deep love of reading. After graduating high school, she attended the College of William & Mary in Virginia, where she double majored in English and history. Bracken sold her first book, Brightly Woven, as a senior in college (2010) and was dubbed “a debut writer to watch” by Publishers Weekly.
After 6 years working in publishing at Random House Children’s Books, Bracken became a full-time author, going on to establish herself as one of the top YA fantasy authors writing today. Her books have been translated into over 15 languages, and she has created an impressive oeuvre featuring multiple bestselling stories including the Darkest Minds series, the Passenger series, and the middle-grade Prosper Redding series.
Her most recent stand-alone, Lore, spent over 40 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list and was called “a brilliant and breathless twist on classic mythology” by #1 New York Times bestselling author Marissa Meyer (The Lunar Chronicles), cementing Bracken as an unstoppable force when it comes to adapting myths and legends into unique and creative tales. The publication of SILVER IN THE BONE marks Bracken’s return to Random House Children’s Books. Bracken now lives in Arizona with her tiny pup, Tennyson, in a house that’s overflowing with books. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram at @alexbracken and visit her at alexandrabracken.com.