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Girls of Paper and Fire

Girls of Paper and Fire Each year eight beautiful girls are chosen as Paper Girls to serve the king It s the highest honor they could hope ford the most cruel But this year there s a ninth girl And instead of paper she s

  • Title: Girls of Paper and Fire
  • Author: Natasha Ngan
  • ISBN: 9780316561365
  • Page: 439
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Each year, eight beautiful girls are chosen as Paper Girls to serve the king It s the highest honor they could hope ford the most cruel.But this year, there s a ninth girl And instead of paper, she s made of fire.In this lush fantasy, Lei is a member of the Paper caste, the lowest and most oppressed class in Ikhara She lives in a remote village with her father, wheEach year, eight beautiful girls are chosen as Paper Girls to serve the king It s the highest honor they could hope ford the most cruel.But this year, there s a ninth girl And instead of paper, she s made of fire.In this lush fantasy, Lei is a member of the Paper caste, the lowest and most oppressed class in Ikhara She lives in a remote village with her father, where the decade old trauma of watching her mother snatched by royal guards still haunts her Now, the guards are back, and this time it s Lei they re after the girl whose golden eyes have piqued the king s interest.Over weeks of training in the opulent but stifling palace, Lei and eight other girls learn the skills and charm that befit being a king s consort But Lei isn t content to watch her fate consume her Instead, she does the unthinkable she falls in love Her forbidden romance becomes enmeshed with an explosive plot that threatens the very foundation of Ikhara, and Lei, still the wide eyed country girl at heart, must decide just how far she s willing to go for justice and revenge.Presented by James Patterson, Natasha Ngan s lyrical, searing, visceral fantasy, Girls of Paper and Fire, will remind us how precious freedom is and the price we must pay to achieve it.

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    About "Natasha Ngan"

    1. Natasha Ngan

      Natasha Ngan is part young adult author, part yoga teacher, part habitual nap taker She grew up between Malaysia and the UK, speaking Chinese with her mother mainly as a way to talk about people without them understanding She studied Geography at the University of Cambridge and later worked as a fashion blogger, social media consultant and freelance writer Natasha recently moved to Paris, where she likes to imagine she drifts stylishly from brasserie to brasserie, notepad in one hand and wineglass in the other In reality, she mostly spends her time lost on the metro and offending locals with her French She is represented by Taylor Haggerty at Root Literary Her YA novels THE ELITES and THE MEMORY KEEPERS are out now from Hot Key Books, and GIRLS OF PAPER AND FIRE will be published in Fall 2018 by Little Brown.

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    2. hey did you know I won a twitter giveaway for this did you know I m crying right now as I type there s a cover and it s beautiful also ASIAN LESBIANS TRYING TO ESCAPE A DEMON KING S PALACE


    3. February 8th, 2018 Excuse me while I weep over the beauty of this cover for the rest of my life December 17th, 2017 This honestly sounds like everything I ve ever wanted in my literary life.


    4. Yes, I m totally biased But guys, this really is the book of my heart As I say in my author note The story within these pages is a work of fiction, but also a work of love The world I created in Ikhara has been heavily inspired by my experiences growing up in Malaysia, a country with a dense mix of cultures, and also as a person of mixed ethnicity As such, it s a bit of a hybrid like me I feel extremely lucky to come from a multicultural home, and it has shaped and will forever continue to shape [...]



    5. i started coughing over my hot cocoa when i saw that cover it s bright and beautiful than my future and that synopsis i am living for this give me all the diverseness


    6. From the author s site on a blog post here Girls of Paper and Fire is a YA oriental inspired fantasy with a lesbian romance at its core There are also demons and concubines and a hidden palace and assassins and battles in the sky, and did I mention lesbian lovers ORIENTAL INSPIRED FANTASY BATTLES IN THE SKY.LESBIAN ROMANCEILOGY I m in.


    7. I don t like usually like cover models, but I m actually pretty into this cover It s quite beautiful





    8. Ok, this review is non spoiler review, as much as I can possibly manage Setting is a mythic hybrid of Chinese and South Easter Asian with a dash of Indian thrown in The protagonist is an ordinary cannot emphasise this enough 17 y.o called Lei She is beautiful, with alluring and unique golden eyes, which attract the attention of the kingThe world is divided into three castes Demon Moon Caste , mixed of demon and human Steel and finally Paper pure human Paper is the lowest, demon the highest The k [...]


    9. Just look at that cover And a forbidden f f romance in the Demon King s court, in an Asian inspired fantasy world Yes.



    10. i m kinda crying over we finally get ASIANS in FANTASY and not just that LESBIAN ASIANS plus THIS COVER has a beautiful asian woman on it i cannot wait for this it s obviously a must read for me





    11. I thought nah when I read the and she falls in love part but then I read it s about LESBIANS I m sold



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