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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 · 7,259 ratings · 1,217 reviews · 4 distinct works · Similar authors
Black City (Black City, #1)
3.77 of 5 stars 3.77 avg rating — 5,430 ratings — published 2012 — 5 editions
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Phoenix (Black City, #2)
4.15 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 1,407 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
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Wings (Black City, #3)
4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 408 ratings — published 2014 — 2 editions
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3.84 of 5 stars 3.84 avg rating — 19 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?.”
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“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 November New Release would you like to read in January?

Books were randomly chosen from Goodreads' "Most Popular Books Published In November 2012" list.

Black City (Black City, #1) by Elizabeth  Richards
Black City by Elizabeth Richards
(Black City #1)
  7 votes, 30.4%

Lord's Fall (Elder Races, #5) by Thea Harrison
Lord's Fall by Thea Harrison
(Elder Races, #5)
  4 votes, 17.4%

Eternally Yours (Immortal Beloved, #3) by Cate Tiernan
Eternally Yours by Cate Tiernan
(Immortal Beloved, #3)
  3 votes, 13.0%

Steel's Edge (The Edge, #4) by Ilona Andrews
Steel's Edge by Ilona Andrews
(The Edge, #4)
  3 votes, 13.0%

Enslaved (Eternal Guardians, #5) by Elisabeth Naughton
Enslaved by Elisabeth Naughton
(Eternal Guardians, #5)
  2 votes, 8.7%

Cold Days (The Dresden Files, #14) by Jim Butcher
Cold Days by Jim Butcher
(The Dresden Files, #14)
  2 votes, 8.7%

Darkness Hunts (Dark Angels, #4) by Keri Arthur
Darkness Hunts by Keri Arthur
(Dark Angels, #4)
  1 vote, 4.3%

Magic For A Price (Allie Beckstrom, #9) by Devon Monk
Magic For A Price by Devon Monk
(Allie Beckstrom, #9)
  1 vote, 4.3%

Midnight's Warrior (Dark Warriors, #4) by Donna Grant
Midnight's Warrior by Donna Grant
(Dark Warriors #4)
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Trapped (Iron Druid Chronicles, #5) by Kevin Hearne
Trapped by Kevin Hearne
(Iron Druid Chronicles, #5)
  0 votes, 0.0%


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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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