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An ember in the ashes

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BOOK ONE IN THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING SERIES Instant New York Times bestseller From #1 New York Times bestselling author Sabaa Tahir Amazon's Best Young Adult Book of 2015 People's Choice Award winner - Favorite Fantasy Bustle's Best Young Adult Book of 2015 "This novel is a harrowing, haunting reminder of what it means to be human -- and how hope might be kindled in the midst of oppression and fear." -- The Washington Post " An Ember in the Ashes could launch Sabaa Tahir into JK Rowling territory...It has the addictive quality of The Hunger Games combined with the fantasy of Harry Potter and the brutality of Game of Thrones ." --Public Radio International " An Ember in the Ashes glows, burns, and smolders--as beautiful and radiant as it is searing." -- Huffington Post "A worthy novel - and one as brave as its characters." -- The New York Times Book Review Laia is a slave. Elias is a soldier. Neither is free. Under the Martial Empire, defiance is met with death. Those who do not vow their blood and bodies to the Emperor risk the execution of their loved ones and the destruction of all they hold dear. It is in this brutal world, inspired by ancient Rome, that Laia lives with her grandparents and older brother. The family ekes out an existence in the Empire's impoverished backstreets. They do not challenge the Empire. They've seen what happens to those who do. But when Laia's brother is arrested for treason, Laia is forced to make a decision. In exchange for help from rebels who promise to rescue her brother, she will risk her life to spy for them from within the Empire's greatest military academy. There, Laia meets Elias, the school's finest soldier--and secretly, its most unwilling. Elias wants only to be free of the tyranny he's being trained to enforce. He and Laia will soon realize that their destinies are intertwined--and that their choices will change the fate of the Empire itself.

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Level 5, 19 Points
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HL: High-Low 680L
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Grouped Work IDc98009b3-a08c-6819-1a46-b7fd65cbea15
Grouping Titleember in the ashes
Grouping Authorsabaa tahir
Grouping Categorybook
Grouping LanguageEnglish (eng)
Last Grouping Update2020-10-27 22:06:49PM
Last Indexed2020-10-27 22:08:48PM
Novelist Primary ISBN9781595148032

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seriesEmber in the ashes
series_with_volumeEmber in the ashes|1
Authoritarianism -- Juvenile fiction
Brothers and sisters -- Fiction
Brothers and sisters -- Juvenile fiction
Downloadable audio books
Fantasy fiction
Insurgency -- Juvenile fiction
JUVENILE FICTION / Fantasy & Magic
Juvenile fiction
Large type books
Love -- Fiction
Love stories
Military cadets -- Juvenile fiction
Romance fiction
Slaves -- Fiction
Slaves -- Juvenile fiction
Undercover operations -- Fiction
Undercover operations -- Juvenile fiction
Young adult fiction
title_displayAn ember in the ashes
title_fullAn Ember in the Ashes
An ember in the ashes / by Sabaa Tahir
An ember in the ashes [electronic resource] / Sabaa Tahir
An ember in the ashes [large print] / a novel by Sabaa Tahir
title_shortAn ember in the ashes
Brothers and sisters
JUVENILE FICTION / Fantasy & Magic
Juvenile fiction
Military cadets
Science Fiction & Fantasy
Undercover operations
Young Adult Fiction
Young Adult Literature