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The Bright and the Pale
 
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Jessica Rubinkowski
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A YA fantasy debut pitched as The Bear and the Nightingale meets Shadow and Bone. Inspired by Russian folklore, the novel follows orphan Valeria, one of the only survivors of a magical happening that trapped her entire mining town in a sheet of unbreakable ice. When her best friend is kidnapped, she leads a team of cutthroats and thieves on an expedition to the very mounta ...more
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Expected publication: 2020 by HarperTeen
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Cindy ✩☽ Savage Queen ♔
A YA fantasy debut pitched as The Bear and the Nightingale meets Shadow and Bone.
Hmm...could be good, could be a disaster. Guess we'll have to wait and see lol
Becca
Jan 26, 2019 rated it it was amazing
My. God. THIS FUCKING BOOK. I’m reading an early version and holy. Shit. 😭😭😭 THE ENDING BROKE ME AND I SHALL NOT RECOVERRR
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"The Bear and the Nightingale meets Shadow and Bone"
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You had me at "Russian folklore" <3 <3 <3
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Prerna Pickett
Feb 07, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I had the pleasure of reading Jessica Rubinkowski's debut The Bright and the Pale and you guys are not ready for this chilling, fantastical debut. I read a lot of YA fantasy and the thing that really stood out to me was how well Rubinkowski blended so many elements so perfectly into one novel. From the unique mythology of the world, the heist aspect, some creepy/ horror moments, and a bit of romance thrown in there for good measure. I found my heart pounding and face leaning in closer to the com ...more
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