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Julie C. Dao

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Julie C. Dao is the author of the acclaimed Rise of the Empress duology, including FOREST OF A THOUSAND LANTERNS and KINGDOM OF THE BLAZING PHOENIX, as well as the follow-up novel SONG OF THE CRIMSON FLOWER. A proud Vietnamese-American who was born in upstate New York, she now lives in New England. Follow her on Twitter @jules_writes.

Julie is represented by Tamar Rydzinski of Context Literary Agency.

Up next: BROKEN WISH (coming October 6, 2020, from Disney Hyperion).

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“She would bloom where she was planted and let her roots close around the throats of her enemies.”
Julie C. Dao, Forest of a Thousand Lanterns

“She was a monster, a bride of the darkness, and she rose to face her destiny as though it were the blood-red sunrise of a new day.”
Julie C. Dao, Forest of a Thousand Lanterns

“But in weakness, you find your strength. It takes no small amount of courage to open yourself up,” the Empress said gently. “You leave pieces of yourself in the ones you love. Is that not the greatest power, to endure in that way?”
Julie C. Dao, Forest of a Thousand Lanterns

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July '18 "Underrated & Unappreciated" Book ?

July is fast approaching, and so it’s time to vote for next’s month Underrated & Unappreciated book. Originally the books set for July were said to be final. However, the book chosen for Underrated and Unappreciated, (The Poppy War - R.F Kuang) is still a new release. It came out last month, May 1st. And as the rules go, all books must have been on market for a whole tree months prior. This rule was to assure that everyone had an easy time going about acquiring the books. New releases can prove a struggle to find.

That said many of us, myself included, were looking forward to reading Poppy War.

So after some consideration, I've decided to put it in to vote. All in favor with continuing along and reading The Poppy War - R.F Kuang.

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Those who'd rather read a book a little more accessible. For which I picked two highly underrated books.

- Forest of a Thousand Lanterns - Julie C. Dao

- Morbito: The Guardian of the Spirit - Nahoko Uehashi


Poll will last a week. Book with the most votes win. Please vote considerable.

Note: Shall The Poppy War lose the vote, we will be having a group buddy read of the book. So no worries to those who've already went about retrieving the book.

Ara Out

 
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