Format: Trade Paperback
Dimensions: 272 pages, 3.25 × 2.17 × 0.3 in
Published: October 5, 2010
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 031604010X
ISBN - 13: 9780316040105
About the Book
Entrancing and romantic, "Ash" is an empowering retelling of Cinderella about the connection between life and love, and solitude and death, where transformation can come from even the deepest grief. An ALA Best Book for Young Adults and "Kirkus Reviews" Best YA Book of 2009.
From the Publisher
In the wake of her father''s death, Ash is left at the mercy of her
cruel stepmother. Consumed with grief, her only joy comes by the
light of the dying hearth fire, rereading the fairy tales her
mother once told her. In her dreams, someday the fairies will steal
her away, as they are said to do. When she meets the dark and
dangerous fairy Sidhean, she believes that her wish may be
The day that Ash meets Kaisa, the King''s Huntress, her heart
begins to change. Instead of chasing fairies, Ash learns to hunt
with Kaisa. Though their friendship is as delicate as a new bloom,
it reawakens Ash''s capacity for love-and her desire to live. But
Sidhean has already claimed Ash for his own, and she must make a
choice between fairy tale dreams and true love.
Entrancing, empowering, and romantic,Ashis about the
connection between life and love, and solitude and death, where
transformation can come from even the deepest grief.
About the Author
Malinda Lo was born in China and moved to the United States as a child. She grew up in Colorado and has since lived in Boston, New York, London, Beijing, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. She is the former managing editor of AfterEllen.com, the largest entertainment news website for lesbians and bisexual women. In 2006, Malinda was awarded the Sarah Pettit Memorial Award for Excellence in LGBT Journalism by the National Gay and Lesbian Journalists Association. She is a graduate of Wellesley College and has master''s degrees from Harvard and Stanford universities.
" This lyrically retold Cinderella tale is not just a beautifully
updated fable, but an ode to the transformative power of
love."-Cassandra Clare, bestselling author of The Mortal