It’s Live!! Cover Reveal: The Caged Queen by Kristen Ciccarelli + Giveaway (US/Canada)

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Hi, YABCers!

Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for THE CAGED QUEEN by Kristen Ciccarelli, releasing on September 25, 2018 from HarperTeen. Before we get to the reveal, here's a note from Kristen:

Hi YABC! Welcome to the cover reveal for the North American edition of THE CAGED QUEEN.

My name is Kristen Ciccarelli and I’m thrilled to be here telling you about my new book! THE CAGED QUEEN is the sequel/companion to The Last Namsara. But how can it be both? Well. Let me tell you. :) It's a sequel in that it opens right after the events of The Last Namsara and continues in the same world with the same cast of characters. So if you’ve read The Last Namsara, all your faves will be back. (Well, except for that one fave who didn’t quite make it … sorry guys.) THE CAGED QUEEN is also a companion novel, though, in that it stands alone and is told from a different point of view (Roa's). This means you don’t need to read The Last Namsara first. You can start here and treat TLN like a prequel. Here are some things you can expect to find in THE CAGED QUEEN: dragons, deadly politics, a hate-to-love romance, girl villains, friendship, camaraderie, and the deep magic of sisterly bonds. I can’t wait for you to read it!

Kristen Ciccarelli (THE CAGED QUEEN, HarperTeen)

 




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THE CAGED QUEEN

By: Kristen Ciccarelli

Release Date: September 25, 2018

Publisher: HarperTeen

ISBN (if available):  9780062568014

 
 
 
About the Book

Once there were two sisters born with a bond so strong that when they were angry, mirrors shattered, and when they were happy, flowers bloomed. Roa and Essie called this magic the hum and it forged them together—until a terrible accident took Essie’s life and trapped her fading soul in this world.

Dax—the heir to Firgaard’s throne—was responsible for the accident. Roa swore to hate him forever. But eight years later he came begging for her help, determined to dethrone his father under whose oppressive reign Roa’s people suffered. 

Roa made Dax a deal: She’d give him the army he needed if he made her queen. Because only as queen could she save her people from Firgaard’s oppressive rule. Together, they won the war. But now Dax is proving to be an untrustworthy king, and Roa is struggling to stay alive in Firgaard's court as she thwarts her husband’s treacherous politics.

Soon, an opportunity arises to vanquish this enemy king and rescue her beloved sister. During the Relinquishing, when the spirits of the dead are said to return, Roa will have one chance to reclaim her sister for good.

All she has to do is kill the king.


 
 
 
About the Author

Kristen Ciccarelli is an internationally published author of fantasy fiction. Before writing books about deadly dragons, badass girls, and enemies who save each other, she made her living as an artisanal baker, an indie bookseller, and a ceramic artist. Her first novel, The Last Namsara, debuted on the UK’s Children & YA chart, was named one of Indigo’s Best Books for Teens in 2017, and is being translated into 11 languages.

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Giveaway Details

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Meredith Ritter on Tuesday, 10 April 2018 14:40

So gorgeous! Can't wait to finally know Roa's story!

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So gorgeous! Can't wait to finally know Roa's story!
Kelsea on Tuesday, 10 April 2018 15:14

I absolutely love this cover and the synopsis sounds soooo good!! I was a little nervous initially about the MC but after reading the synopsis I cannot wait!!!!

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I absolutely love this cover and the synopsis sounds soooo good!! I was a little nervous initially about the MC but after reading the synopsis I cannot wait!!!!
Candace on Tuesday, 10 April 2018 16:08

The cover is BEAUTIFUL! And the synopsis sounds engaging and right up my alley.

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The cover is BEAUTIFUL! And the synopsis sounds engaging and right up my alley.
Kristi Housman on Tuesday, 10 April 2018 16:16

I LOVE this cover and cannot wait for this book!

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I LOVE this cover and cannot wait for this book!
John on Tuesday, 10 April 2018 22:32

The engraving on the knife is cool! It's so sad about Essie and her fading soul!

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The engraving on the knife is cool! It's so sad about Essie and her fading soul!
Kristie Padilla on Tuesday, 10 April 2018 23:11

Beautiful cover ♡ can't wait for the release!

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Beautiful cover ♡ can't wait for the release!
Kara S on Wednesday, 11 April 2018 03:16

The synopsis sounds great; I love stories of powerful personalities involved in royal intrigue/power politics! Thanks!

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The synopsis sounds great; I love stories of powerful personalities involved in royal intrigue/power politics! Thanks!
Colleen Burns on Wednesday, 11 April 2018 10:42

The cover is beautiful! I'm waiting impatiently for its release, it sounds like it'll be as good as the first one!

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The cover is beautiful! I'm waiting impatiently for its release, it sounds like it'll be as good as the first one!
Candice Gigous on Saturday, 14 April 2018 03:15

The cover is very dramatic with the colors and images. The synopsis makes me want to read more. Sounds like a thrilling read.

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The cover is very dramatic with the colors and images. The synopsis makes me want to read more. Sounds like a thrilling read.
Edit~A on Sunday, 15 April 2018 18:59

LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE the cover!!

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LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE the cover!! :o
Mindy on Monday, 16 April 2018 18:54

I freaking love this cover and the synopsis. I cannot wait for this one!!!

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I freaking love this cover and the synopsis. I cannot wait for this one!!!
Laura L on Tuesday, 24 April 2018 18:28

I love the synopsis!! and the cover looks cool, too!

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I love the synopsis!! and the cover looks cool, too!
Marisa Fort on Wednesday, 25 April 2018 13:51

The cover is beautiful and the synopsis sounds amazing!

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The cover is beautiful and the synopsis sounds amazing!
Lea Blum on Wednesday, 25 April 2018 20:31

Beautiful cover and great synopsis

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Beautiful cover and great synopsis
Haley on Thursday, 26 April 2018 00:27

The cover for The Last Namsara was so shiny and beautiful and it looks like the cover for The Caged Queen will be just as amazing. This book sounds so interesting! I don't know why but I love books that have political marriages that don't go as expected. I think it has something to do with the fact that married noblewomen were expected to do practically nothing except have children so when they just defy all expectations, it makes me happy.

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The cover for The Last Namsara was so shiny and beautiful and it looks like the cover for The Caged Queen will be just as amazing. This book sounds so interesting! I don't know why but I love books that have political marriages that don't go as expected. I think it has something to do with the fact that married noblewomen were expected to do practically nothing except have children so when they just defy all expectations, it makes me happy. :)
Danielle Hammelef on Sunday, 06 May 2018 14:14

The cover is beautiful. the synopsis sounds exciting.

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The cover is beautiful. the synopsis sounds exciting.
Lily M. on Monday, 07 May 2018 04:20

Wow look at that cover ??

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Wow look at that cover ??
Penny Olson on Wednesday, 09 May 2018 00:07

The cover is beautiful and elegant. The story sounds fascinating and original.

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The cover is beautiful and elegant. The story sounds fascinating and original.
Kayla on Wednesday, 09 May 2018 10:10

The cover is absolutely beautiful and the story sounds amazing!!

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The cover is absolutely beautiful and the story sounds amazing!!

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