The Girl of Fire and Thorns

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Harper Collins, Sep 20, 2011 - Juvenile Fiction - 432 pages
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Once a century, one person is chosen for greatness.

Elisa is the chosen one.

But she is also the younger of two princesses. The one who has never done anything remarkable, and can’t see how she ever will.

Now, on her sixteenth birthday, she has become the secret wife of a handsome and worldly king—a king whose country is in turmoil. A king who needs her to be the chosen one, not a failure of a princess.

And he’s not the only one who seeks her. Savage enemies, seething with dark magic, are hunting her. A daring, determined revolutionary thinks she could be his people’s savior, and he looks at her in a way that no man has ever looked at her before. Soon it is not just her life, but her very heart that is at stake.

Elisa could be everything to those who need her most. If the prophecy is fulfilled. If she finds the power deep within herself. If she doesn’t die young.

Most of the chosen do.


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Review: The Girl of Fire and Thorns (Fire and Thorns #1)

User Review  - Corinne - Goodreads

As the younger of two princesses, Elisa has always been just fine remaining in the background. Give her ancient texts to study and a nice array of delicious dishes to choose from, and she has all she ... Read full review

Review: The Girl of Fire and Thorns (Fire and Thorns #1)

User Review  - Deborah Andreasen - Goodreads

I don't even know where to start with this book. It was fabulous, and at the same time it kind of made me pull away a bit and ask, "What?" Elisa is the chosen one. She literally has a Godstone in her ... Read full review

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Rae Carson is the author of The Girl of Fire and Thorns. Before becoming a full-time writer, she dabbled in many things, from teaching to corporate sales to architecture. She lives in Columbus, Ohio, with her family.

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