Sarah Harian

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Sarah Harian grew up in the foothills of Yosemite and received her B.A. and M.F.A. from Fresno State University. She spends her free time listening to movie scores and dreaming up monsters, and lives with her husband in Portland, Oregon.

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Sarah Harian I'm getting this question a lot (for obvious reasons, given how A VAULT OF SINS ended). Currently, there is no news regarding a third book. I was…moreI'm getting this question a lot (for obvious reasons, given how A VAULT OF SINS ended). Currently, there is no news regarding a third book. I was contracted for two novels, and since A VAULT OF SINS was published, I've been busy with some other projects. Does that mean there won't ever be a third book? Not necessarily, but it isn't my primary focus right now. (less)
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“You're this gorgeous catastrophe. You're unreal.”
Sarah Harian, The Wicked We Have Done

“The stuff that matters, you fight for.”
Sarah Harian, The Wicked We Have Done

“I read. You know? Some people do it to learn things. People who read are eighty-five percent less likely to commit crimes.” “You must be very unlucky,” Casey says.”
Sarah Harian, The Wicked We Have Done

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“It slowly began to dawn on me that I had been staring at her for an impossible amount of time. Lost in my thoughts, lost in the sight of her. But her face didn't look offended or amused. It almost looked as if she were studying the lines of my face, almost as if she were waiting.
I wanted to take her hand. I wanted to brush her cheek with my fingertips. I wanted to tell her that she was the first beautiful thing that I had seen in three years. The sight of her yawning to the back of her hand was enough to drive the breath from me. How I sometimes lost the sense of her words in the sweet fluting of her voice. I wanted to say that if she were with me then somehow nothing could ever be wrong for me again.
In that breathless second I almost asked her. I felt the question boiling up from my chest. I remember drawing a breath then hesitating--what could I say? Come away with me? Stay with me? Come to the University? No. Sudden certainty tightened in my chest like a cold fist. What could I ask her? What could I offer? Nothing. Anything I said would sound foolish, a child's fantasy.
I closed my mouth and looked across the water. Inches away, Denna did the same. I could feel the heat of her. She smelled like road dust, and honey, and the smell the air holds seconds before a heavy summer rain.
Neither of us spoke. I closed my eyes. The closeness of her was the sweetest, sharpest thing I had ever known.”
Patrick Rothfuss, The Name of the Wind

“Everybody wanted to be the hero of their own story. Nobody wanted to be comic relief.”
Lev Grossman, The Magician King

“It was strange to be naked in front of anybody. It was like that cold water out there in the bay: scary, you didn’t think you could stand it, but then you plunged in and pretty soon you got used to it. There was enough hiding in life. Sometimes you just wanted to show somebody your tits.”
Lev Grossman, The Magician King

“If you want to write a fantasy story with Norse gods, sentient robots, and telepathic dinosaurs, you can do just that. Want to throw in a vampire and a lesbian unicorn while you're at it? Go ahead. Nothing's off limits. But the endless possibility of the genre is a trap. It's easy to get distracted by the glittering props available to you and forget what you're supposed to be doing: telling a good story. Don't get me wrong, magic is cool. But a nervous mother singing to her child at night while something moves quietly through the dark outside her house? That's a story. Handled properly, it's more dramatic than any apocalypse or goblin army could ever be.”
Patrick Rothfuss

“She reached up and lay her hand on my cheek. "You have the sweetest face," she said, looking at me dreamily. "It's like the perfect kitchen."
I fought not to smile. This was the delirium. She'd fade in and out of it before the profound exhaustion dragged her down into unconsciousness. If you see someone spouting nonsense to themselves in an alleyway in Tarbean, odds are they're not actually crazy, just a sweet-eater deranged by too much denner. "A kitchen?"
"Yes," she said. "Everything matches and the sugar bowl is right where it should be.”
Patrick Rothfuss, The Name of the Wind




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message 17: by Sarah

Sarah Harian Duchess Nicole wrote: "Thanks for the invite, Sarah! I don't read a ton of NA, but if my friends are loving it, I might give it a try. Looking forward to chatting! Let me know if you read anything amazing!"

It's nice to meet you! Will do. :)


Duchess Nicole Thanks for the invite, Sarah! I don't read a ton of NA, but if my friends are loving it, I might give it a try. Looking forward to chatting! Let me know if you read anything amazing!


message 15: by Sarah

Sarah Harian Barbie wrote: "Thanks for accepting...saw that you love JJ Abrams, Joss Whedon, EIT, and the best for last, Lost...we may be kindred spirits lol. :)"


Whoohoo! Nerds unite! Just added your book. Excited to read :)


message 14: by Barbie

Barbie Thanks for accepting...saw that you love JJ Abrams, Joss Whedon, EIT, and the best for last, Lost...we may be kindred spirits lol. :)


message 13: by Sarah

Sarah Harian Megan • Reading Books Like a Boss wrote: "Thanks for the friendvite. I just stalked your website and you have two of my favorite things: Experiment in Terror and LOST. We were made for each other. <3"

EEE! We totally were! <33 I'm so stoked for your reviews now--I'm just gonna have to go through all of your bookshelves and raid them because I will probably like everything you do. XD


 Megan • Reading Books Like a Boss (book blog) Thanks for the friendvite. I just stalked your website and you have two of my favorite things: Experiment in Terror and LOST. We were made for each other. <3


message 11: by Sarah

Sarah Harian ♥ ℒily (The Novel Nerd) wrote: "Hi Sarah, thanks for the friend-vite :) !!
Oh i love the EIT series, how far through are you?"


Just picked up number two. I'm SUCH a slow poke. D:


message 10: by Sarah

Sarah Harian Kim wrote: "Hi Sarah! Thanks for the friend-vite! Loved The Magicians too but I'm still too heartbroken to pick up The Magician King. Looking forward to chatting with you! =)"

It is heart breaking.... But you HAVE to read THE MAGICIAN KING. It is so much better than the first. Looking forward to more of your updates/reviews!


message 9: by Kim

Kim  *Mo Chridhe* Hi Sarah! Thanks for the friend-vite! Loved The Magicians too but I'm still too heartbroken to pick up The Magician King. Looking forward to chatting with you! =)


message 8: by Sarah

Sarah Harian Joana ♥Team Dex ♥ wrote: "Hi Sarah!
Thanks for the invite :)
Just read your review of Darkhouse and loved it! EIT is just one of the best series ever ♥"


I'm excited to start the second!


message 7: by Joana

Joana Hi Sarah!
Thanks for the invite :)
Just read your review of Darkhouse and loved it! EIT is just one of the best series ever ♥


message 6: by Sammi

Sammi Hi Sarah, thanks for the friend-vite :) !!
Oh i love the EIT series, how far through are you?


message 5: by Sarah

Sarah Harian Fathima wrote: "Hey Sarah ! Thanks for the add , nice to meet you !! :D


OMG you are reading The Experiment In Terror series .. Its my absolute fav .. love DEX AND PERRY !!! :D"


Just finished the first! It was great... gonna start on the others soon. :)


Fathima Hey Sarah ! Thanks for the add , nice to meet you !! :D


OMG you are reading The Experiment In Terror series .. Its my absolute fav .. love DEX AND PERRY !!! :D


message 3: by Sarah

Sarah Harian Georgia wrote: "Hey Sarah! Thank you for the friendinvite, so nice to meet you! :D"

Back at you! :D


Georgia ♥ Team Dex ♥ Hey Sarah! Thank you for the friendinvite, so nice to meet you! :D


William O'Brien Hi Sarah - Thank you for your friendship!
Please visit my website http://www.peteradarkenedfairytale.co.uk
to view a sample page and many other snippets about the book.
Expected release date Feb.
Best wishes, William


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