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Episode # 39

The Bear and the Nightingale
A Novel

On Sale Date: 01/10/17

Katherine Arden

A young woman’s family is threatened by forces both real and fantastical in this debut novel inspired by Russian fairy tales.


Elizabeth Fabian

Staff Pick: Elizabeth

Perfect for readers of Uprooted and The Night Circus, this magical debut novel—inspired by Russian fairy tales—spins a story of a young girl who must call on long-concealed gifts to protect her family. Arden’s beautiful writing will draw you into a world where you are knee-deep in snowdrifts and longing to know what will happen. This book absolutely enchanted me!

Elizabeth Fabian
Associate Director, Library Marketing

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