Spotlight on The School For Good and Evil #6: One True King (Soman Chainani), Guest Post, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)
Today we're excited to spotlight The School For Good and Evil #6: One True King
by Soman Chainani.
Read on for more about Soman and his book, an guest post, plus an giveaway!
Meet Soman Chainani!
Soman Chainani’s debut series, THE SCHOOL FOR GOOD AND EVIL, has sold more than 2 million copies, been translated into 29 languages across six continents, and will soon be a major motion picture.
Each of the five books in the series — THE SCHOOL FOR GOOD AND EVIL, A WORLD WITHOUT PRINCES, THE LAST EVER AFTER, QUESTS FOR GLORY, and A CRYSTAL OF TIME — have debuted on the New York Times Bestseller list. Together the books have been on the print and extended lists for more than 35 weeks.
The sixth and final book in the series will be released in 2020.
A graduate of Harvard University and Columbia University’s MFA Film Program, Soman began his career as a screenwriter and director, with his films playing at over 150 film festivals around the world. He has been nominated for the Waterstone Prize for Children’s Literature, been named to the Out100, and also received the $100,000 Shasha Grant and the Sun Valley Writer’s Fellowship, both for debut writers.
Soman lives in New York City.
Meet One True King!
In this sixth and final installment in Soman Chainani’s New York Times bestselling epic fantasy fairy tale series, the School for Good and Evil, Camelot’s crown—and the fate of the Endless Woods—are up for grabs.
Beyond Good and Evil. Beyond Ever Afters. The tale of Sophie and Agatha comes to a dramatic conclusion. Prepare yourself for the End of Ends.
The first test was passed.
Excalibur pulled from the stone.
A new king named.
But two claim the crown.
The sword returns to the stone,
for only one is the true king.
The future I have seen has many possibilities…
So by my will, none shall be crowned until the Tournament is complete.
The Tournament of Kings.
Three answers to find.
A race to the finish.
My last coronation test.
Excalibur will crown the winner and take the loser's head.
The first test is coming. Prepare . . .
~ Guest Post ~
The world might be a strange, scary place at the moment, but thankfully we have books to keep us company -- and the reliable treasure trove that is YA Book Central!
For today's post, I thought we'd have a little fun. THE SCHOOL FOR GOOD & EVIL is notorious for it's very intense relationships -- i.e. "ships," as fantoms call them -- and there's quite a few opinions as to which of the ships in my series are Good or Evil. So I thought I'd look back at some of my own favorite series and mention my TOP 5 BAD SHIPS that should have happened… and didn't.
- DRACO AND HERMIONE (Harry Potter)
Hermione is very bossy, and given her love for Ron, she seems to appreciate boys who need a bit of fixing-upping. So I couldn't help imagine her with Draco, who might grow wonders in the company of the brutally honest, openly communicative, and hyper-intelligent pride of Gryffindor. That is, of course, assuming Draco would have anything to add to the relationship himself. But despite his Slytherin nature, Draco always seemed more sensitive and vulnerable than he let on, the kind of boy who just needed a friend willing to accept his flaws before he could learn to accept them himself.
- EDWARD CULLEN AND JACOB BLACK (Twilight)
For all its earnest seriousness, Twilight is so pulpy and fun that it's mind-boggling to me that Edward and Jacob didn't have their own moment. True, they are ice and fire and mortal nemeses. But come on, think of all the things they have in common -- obsessive tendencies, violent tempers, a penchant for the melodramatic… Put the two of them in a room and watch the fireworks (and fur!) fly.
- KATNISS EVERDEEN AND FINNICK ODAIR (Hunger Games)
There was something deeply combustible and unpredictable about Finnick that always rattled Katniss. Not just because he's so smooth and handsome, but because he's a hawkishly intelligent survivor, just like her. Both of them are prisoners in Panem, both of them stripped of their free will. Imagine what a potent team they'd make…
- SIMON SPIER AND MARTIN ADDISON (Simon and the Homo Sapiens Agenda)
Yes, yes, I know Martin is terrible for blackmailing Simon and he has very little that's redeeming about him… and yet, I still have a soft spot for him. And when I have a soft spot for a character, I end up constructing alternative narratives, like one where Martin's preoccupation with Simon's friend Abby isn't about Abby at all, but about getting closer to Simon… and Simon's good nature would lead to him forgive Martin and bring out the best in him, the kind of couple forged in the fire of misunderstanding and reconciliation… Then again, I write books about villains with hearts of gold and heroes who turn out to be rancid.
- PETER KAVINSKY AND PETER KAVINSKY (To All the Boys I've Loved Before)
Because who could ever make Peter K happier than himself?
One True King
By: Soman Chainani
Release Date: June 2nd, 2020
One winner will receive a copy of One True King (Soman Chainani) ~ (US Only)
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I LOVE THESE BOOKS! I am so happy that a giveaway is being held for one of them! The cover, as always, is so beautiful. We got our girls right above the crest, as they should be and I am so excited! I have been reading these books for the past 6 years and I cannot wait to read this one! He is an amazing author and I know that I am going to love this book?
The covers for these books are always stunning and I can't wait for this book based off the synopsis. Thanks for the chance!