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The Wicked King by Holly Black
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The Wicked King
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The coveted YA Fantasy award takes a turn this year, going to the second installment of the faerie realm series The Folk of the Air. From the maker of The Spiderwick Chronicles, Holly Black, The Wicked King continues the saga of Jude, a mortal in the treacherous High Court of Faerie. For those looking to continue reading, the series’ third chapter, The Queen of Nothing, was released in November.

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