We are thrilled to be hosting none other than the Faerie Queen herself, \#1 New York Times bestselling author Holly Black, as she takes us back to the fantastical world of Elfhame. With _The Stolen Heir_, Holly Black starts a captivating new duology filled with intrigue, betrayal, and dangerous desires. So come along to Greenside Church, where Holly will be celebrating the publication of _The Stolen Heir_ with Maureen Johnson, author of _Nine Liars._
A runaway queen. A reluctant prince. And a quest that may destroy them both. Eight years have passed since the Battle of the Serpent. But in the icy north, Lady Nore of the Court of Teeth, has reclaimed the Ice Needle Citadel. There she is using an ancient relic to create monsters of stick and snow who will do her bidding and exact her revenge. Suren, child queen of the Court of Teeth, and the one person with power over her mother, fled to the human world, where she lives feral in the woods. Lonely, and still haunted by the merciless torments she endured in the Court of Teeth, she bides her time by releasing mortals from foolish bargains. She believes herself forgotten until the storm hag Bogdana chases her through the night streets. Suren is saved by none other than Prince Oak, heir to Elfhame, to whom she was once promised in marriage and who she has resented for years. Now seventeen, Oak is charming, beautiful and manipulative. He's on a mission that will lead him into the north, and he wants Suren's help. But if she agrees, it will mean guarding her heart against the boy she once knew and a prince she cannot trust, as well as confronting all the horrors she thought she had left behind.
Holly Black is the bestselling author of fantasy novels, including the _Novels of Elfhame_, _The Coldest Girl in Coldtown_, the _Spiderwick Chronicles_, and her adult debut, _Book of Night_. She has been a finalist for an Eisner Award and the Lodestar Award, and the recipient of the Mythopoeic Award, a Nebula, and a Newbery Honor. Her books have been translated into 32 languages worldwide and adapted for film. She currently lives in New England with her husband and son in a house with a secret library.
Maureen Johnson grew up in Philadelphia, graduated from the University of Delaware and has an MFA in Writing from Columbia University. She lives in New York City with her British husband and dog - and also spends a lot of time in the English countryside where she was inspired to write her new book, _NINE LIARS_, and her bestselling essay-turned-book _Your Guide to Not Getting Murdered in a Quaint English Village_ among other things.
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