Fire and Shadow by Imogen Howson

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On Fern’s 18th birthday, she discovers she’s a fire-starter. To learn to control it, Fern travels to a place where other young people have gathered to learn how to manage their gifts. And that’s where she meets Nik, the enigmatic magician who seems to understand her and her gift better than she does herself. But can Nik be trusted? Or is he hiding dangerous secrets of his own? From the award-winning author of “Linked” and “Unravel” comes this enchanting collection of stories and novellas, spanning centuries and cultures, from the underworld of the ancient Greece to the dystopian future. Praise for Imogen Howson: “Sparked with danger and tinged with romance, this is a roller-coaster ride into space that just about everyone should enjoy” – Booklist (starred review) “Well written and unique” – School Library Journal “I loved this clever, thought-provoking science fiction dystopia, and it is absolutely a contender for one of my favorite” – The Book Smugglers “My main problem with this book is that I'll have to wait till 2014 to read the next!” – The Guardian “It's a gem in the YA science fiction world!” – Eater of Books Imogen Howson is the 2014 winner of the Romantic Novel of the Year Award, 2008 winner of the Elizabeth Goudge Award

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Published April 30, 2016 by Dragonwell Publishing.
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Gr 9 Up—In this collection of science fiction and fantasy short stories, Howson weaves some spellbinding tales that stretch from dystopian to the supernatural and even include a spin-off of Greek mythology. The characters in each story are well-developed and seamlessly inhabit each entry. "Fire a...

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