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Susan Dennard - Truthwitch pdf book

Susan Dennard – Truthwitch pdf book

Truthwitch: A Witchlands Novel

Author : Susan Dennard
Publisher : Tor Teen 
Release : January 5, 2016
Genre : Teens

Book Review

On a continent ruled by three empires, some are born with a “witchery,” a magical skill that sets them apart from others.

In the Witchlands, there are almost as many types of magic as there are ways to get in trouble–as two desperate young women know all too well.

Safiya is a Truthwitch, able to discern truth from lie. It’s a powerful magic that many would kill to have on their side, especially amongst the nobility to which Safi was born. So Safi must keep her gift hidden, lest she be used as a pawn in the struggle between empires.

Iseult, a Threadwitch, can see the invisible ties that bind and entangle the lives around her–but she cannot see the bonds that touch her own heart. Her unlikely friendship with Safi has taken her from life as an outcast into one of of reckless adventure, where she is a cool, wary balance to Safi’s hotheaded impulsiveness.

Safi and Iseult just want to be free to live their own lives, but war is coming to the Witchlands. With the help of the cunning Prince Merik (a Windwitch and ship’s captain) and the hindrance of a Bloodwitch bent on revenge, the friends must fight emperors, princes, and mercenaries alike, who will stop at nothing to get their hands on a Truthwitch.

Review

“Truthwitch by Susan Dennard is like a cake stuffed full of your favorite fantasy treats: highway robbery, swordplay, deep friendships, treachery, magic, piracy on the high seas, and romance. If you like any or all of the above in the fantasy tales, this book will delight you.” (Robin Hobb, New York Times bestselling author)

“Truthwitch has it all, strong female characters, adventure, magic, romance, and non-stop action that will leave you breathless!” (Maria V. Snyder, New York Times bestselling author)

Truthwitch by Susan Dennard is so, so, so great – epic fantasy, epic adventure, epic friendship.” (Kate Elliott, World Fantasy Award Finalist)

“A masterfully told tale loaded with political intrigue, magic, harrowing fight scenes and escapes, mythical creatures, legendary prophesies, breakneck adventure, and even romance, this book will have readers breathlessly awaiting the sequel.” (School Library Journal)

Starred Review. “Dynamic storytelling and a fully imagined magical world…Dennard’s rich descriptions, insightful characterizations, and breathtaking action sequences will keep readers on their toes.” (Publishers Weekly)

“Make room on your all-time favorites shelf: Truthwitch is an instant new classic. It reminded me of why I started reading fantasy in the first place: its fierce and vibrant world, richly-drawn characters, and dazzling intrigue harken to the best of Megan Whalen Turner, Robin Hobb, and Jacqueline Carey. And while it pays homage to the epic fantasies that have come before it, it also lays the foundation for a bright new chapter in the genre. I haven’t been so enthralled and inspired by a book since I first read Lloyd Alexander’s The Book of Three. Do not miss out!” ―Sarah J. Maas, New York Times bestselling author of the Throne of Glass series

Truthwitch has all of the elements I savor-a richly imagined magical world, ruthless politics, steamy romance, and characters who grab you and won’t let go. At its heart, a partnership between two strong young women who might change the world.” ―Cinda Williams Chima, New York Times bestselling author of The Seven Realms series

“Featuring vibrant characters and an innovative system of magic, Susan Dennard’s Truthwitch is a fast-paced adventure and a wonderful tribute to the power of the binding ties of friendship.” ―Jacqueline Carey, New York Times bestselling author of the Kushiel’s Legacy series

“Sometimes, from not even halfway through a book, you know that you’re going to make everyone you know read it. It’s a book that, by the time you get to the end you crave the next book as if it were the most addicting chocolate on the planet. Truthwitch is that book for me. Gorgeously written, elegantly built, and perfect for ANY reader-Truthwitch is something you will not want to miss. Seriously.” ―Rachel Strolle, Andersons Bookshop

“Full of magic, unbreakable friendships, and purpose, Truthwitch is absolutely everything I look for in a fantasy. Dennard’s stunning prose weaves a lush and wonderful adventure tale that has already hooked this reader and will utterly enchant everyone else.” ―Gaby Salpeter, Books of Wonder

About the Author

Before she settled down as a full-time novelist and writing instructor, Susan Dennard traveled the world as marine biologist. She is the author of the Something Strange and Deadly series as well as the forthcoming Witchlands series, and when not writing, she can be found hiking with her dogs, exploring tidal pools, or earning bruises at the dojo.

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