When a book like An Ember in the Ashes comes out, there is always so much pressure on the second book to be just as good. I have to say that A Torch Against the Night did not disappoint! It pretty much picks up right where book one stopped and you are right back in […]
Author: Sabaa Tahir
Sabaa Tahir grew up in California’s Mojave Desert at her family’s 18-room motel. There, she spent her time devouring fantasy novels, raiding her brother’s comic book stash and playing guitar badly. She began writing An Ember in the Ashes while working nights as a newspaper editor. She likes thunderous indie rock, garish socks and all things nerd. Sabaa currently lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her family.
Average Rating: 4.5
One word dominates my thoughts about this book: brutal. The world of the Martial Empire is one ruled by violence and terror. That is immediately apparent, as Laia watches the last of her family taken away, and she decides that help from rebels is her only hope. The jacket copy said this this was a […]