Teaser Tuesday & ARC Giveaway

22 Mar, 2011 by in malinda lo 9 comments

by Malinda Lo
384 pages
Expected publication: April 5, 2011

by LittleBrown Books
ISBN 031604007X

Nature is out of balance in the human world. The sun hasn’t shone in years, and crops are failing. Worse yet, strange and hostile creatures have begun to appear. The people’s survival hangs in the balance.

To solve the crisis, the oracle stones are cast, and Kaede and Taisin, two seventeen-year-old girls, are picked to go on a dangerous and unheard-of journey to Tanlili, the city of the Fairy Queen. Taisin is a sage, thrumming with magic, and Kaede is of the earth, without a speck of the otherworldly. And yet the two girls’ destinies are drawn together during the mission. As members of their party succumb to unearthly attacks and fairy tricks, the two come to rely on each other and even begin to fall in love. But the Kingdom needs only one huntress to save it, and what it takes could tear Kaede and Taisin apart forever.

The exciting adventure prequel to Malinda Lo’s highly acclaimed novel Ash is overflowing with lush Chinese influences and details inspired by the I Ching, and is filled with action and romance.

“The fortress was on an island- or perhaps it was simply a particularly large ice floe- and Kaede was rowing toward it. Each stroke took her farther from the beach Taisin stood on, her feet growing colder by the second, and now she heard a sound for the first time: Con speaking in her ear, an urgent tone in his voice. Come back, he was saying to her. Come back.”- p. 59 Huntress

To enter to win a hardback copy or an ARC of Huntress courtesy of Little Brown and Fire and Ice simply fill out this form. Two winners. Giveaway ends on release day April 5, 2011.

9 Responses to “Teaser Tuesday & ARC Giveaway”

  1. Espana

    Both Kaede and Taisin are admirable characters, they are strong and yet have a lot of moments where they doubt themselves. I enjoyed reading about them and found them likable. I love Lo’s writing and while the pacing is slow at some points, especially when the characters journey through the Woods, I think that the pace is appropriate in that it helps the reader get a sense of their grueling journey.

    The book ends well, although I think some readers will be a bit bothered by it. I personally enjoyed the ending, is wasn’t fairy tale happy but it was realistic and kept with the tone of the rest of the story.


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