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Elizabeth Richards

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If you would like a review copy of BLACK CITY, PHOENIX or WINGS, please contact Penguin's marketing department at YRmarketing@us.penguingroup.com. Happy reading! :)


Elizabeth Richards is a YA author who loves books about supernatural boys, kissing and blood.

Her debut novel, BLACK CITY (Book #1 of the BLACK CITY trilogy) was published in November 2012 and was selected as one of Penguin's Fall 2012 Breathless Reads. Her second novel, PHOENIX, was released in June 2013, and the last novel in the series, WINGS, is out in June 2014.

Film rights optioned by Screen Gems.


Average rating: 3.87 · 8,543 ratings · 1,361 reviews · 4 distinct works · Similar authors
Black City (Black City, #1)
3.77 of 5 stars 3.77 avg rating — 6,197 ratings — published 2012 — 5 editions
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Phoenix (Black City, #2)
4.14 of 5 stars 4.14 avg rating — 1,757 ratings — published 2013 — 4 editions
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Wings (Black City, #3)
4.16 of 5 stars 4.16 avg rating — 575 ratings — published 2014 — 2 editions
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3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 20 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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Guys! WINGS (A Black City Novel #3) has a release date! It’s coming out in the US on June 12, 2014, and is now available to pre-order. Yaaaay!

Of course this means new swag will have to be made (and giveaways will be had!) ;-p


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“She's not worth it. You said so yourself, you don't even know if you have feelings for her—"
"Then why does my fragging heart feel like it's been ripped out of my chest?.”
Elizabeth Richards, Black City

“She may have your heart, but that's not the reason I love her," I say. "It's not just a physical connection. It's something deeper. You may be my Blood Mate, but she's my Soul Mate. That's just as powerful.”
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Which June New Release would you like to read in August?

Books were randomly chosen from Goodreads' "Most Popular Books Published In June 2014" list.

** Write-ins are allowed. If you do so, please include title, author and series name.

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Shield of Winter by Nalini Singh
(Psy-Changeling, #13)
  7 votes, 50.0%

The Murder Complex (The Murder Complex, #1) by Lindsay Cummings
The Murder Complex by Lindsay Cummings
(The Murder Complex, #1)
  3 votes, 21.4%

Deadly Curiosities by Gail Z. Martin ( Deadly Curiosities, #1) (write-in)
  1 vote, 7.1%

Hexed (Hexed, #1) by Michelle Krys
Hexed by Michelle Krys
(Hexed, #1)
  1 vote, 7.1%

Written in My Own Heart's Blood by Diana Gabaldon (write-in)
  1 vote, 7.1%

Dark Metropolis (Dark Metropolis, #1) by Jaclyn Dolamore
Dark Metropolis by Jaclyn Dolamore
(Dark Metropolis, #1)
  1 vote, 7.1%

Push (The Game, #2) by Eve Silver
Push by Eve Silver
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Wings by Elizabeth Richards
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The Source (Witching Savannah, #2) by J.D. Horn
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Prince of Fools by Mark Lawrence (Red Queen's War, #1) (write-in)
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Shattered by Kevin Hearne
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Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo
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Bipasha{is eviscerated by fiction} Hi Elizabeth! Thank you so much for accepting my FR. Looking forward to reading your next in June,and of course, June can't come soon enough! Hope you have as much fun writing it as we have in reading it!! Thanx! ;)

Eugenia Thank you so much for accepting my friend request 
I look forward to reading and discovering more of your work.

Best wishes for more books in the future,

Nardie Thank you for accepting me!!! i love your books i cant wait to see what happen in Phoenix and Black city came out on my brith day!! i am so happy to have a book that came out on my 16th birth day, it was the best gift i got on that day :)

Lucinda Dear Elizabeth,
I would like to thank you for being my friend here on GoodReads, and i wish you all the best with your work. As a huge fan and avid reader of the YA genre, i do hope that at some point i will have the oportunity of reading your work.
Kind Regards
Lucinda x

Elizabeth Richards Kevin G G wrote: "I just started Black City and I am in love! Thank You for writing <3"

You're most welcome! So pleased that you're enjoying it :)

Kevin G G Simon I just started Black City and I am in love! Thank You for writing <3

Book Whales Excited to read this book!! :D

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