Happy Release Day: The Girl in the Tower by Katherine Arden


Genre: New Adult, Retelling, Fantasy

Pages: 352

Release Day: December 5th, 2017 by Del Ray

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The magical adventure begun in The Bear and the Nightingale continues as brave Vasya, now a young woman, is forced to choose between marriage or life in a convent and instead flees her home—but soon finds herself called upon to help defend the city of Moscow when it comes under siege.

Orphaned and cast out as a witch by her village, Vasya’s options are few: resign herself to life in a convent, or allow her older sister to make her a match with a Moscovite prince. Both doom her to life in a tower, cut off from the vast world she longs to explore. So instead she chooses adventure, disguising herself as a boy and riding her horse into the woods. When a battle with some bandits who have been terrorizing the countryside earns her the admiration of the Grand Prince of Moscow, she must carefully guard the secret of her gender to remain in his good graces—even as she realizes his kingdom is under threat from mysterious forces only she will be able to stop.

Born in Texas, Katherine attended Middlebury College, where she studied French and Russian literature. She has lived abroad in France and in Moscow, and is fluent in both French and Russian. She has also lived in Hawaii, where she spent time guiding horse trips while writing The Bear and the Nightingale. She currently lives in Vermont.


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The Winternight Trilogy

Book 1 Review | Book 2 Review 

Enjoy your release day, Katherine Arden.

And if you haven’t checked these books out yet, get to it!


    1. The writing is absolutely beautiful and paints breathtaking visuals! So I can understand enjoying it even if it’s outside of a normal genre for you. The storytelling is amazing, too. I got so lost in both of the books, the second one was even better! So if you liked the first… be prepared to be lost in this one. Absolutely adored it.


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