The Bitter Kingdom

Paperback | August 26, 2014

byRae Carson

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The New York Times‒best-selling series!

"Carson joins the ranks of writers like Kristin Cashore, Megan Whalen Turner, and Tamora Pierce as one of YA's best writers of high fantasy."—Locus

In the deeply satisfying conclusion to the bestselling Girl of Fire and Thorns trilogy, seventeen-year-old sorcerer-queen Elisa travels into the unknown realm of the enemy to win back her true love, save her country, and uncover the final secrets of her destiny.

Elisa is a fugitive in her own country. Her enemies have stolen the man she loves in order to lure her to the gate of darkness. As she and her daring companions take one last quest into unknown enemy territory to save Hector, Elisa will face hardships she's never imagined. And she will discover secrets about herself and her world that could change the course of history. She must rise up as champion—a champion to those who have hated her most. Riveting, surprising, and achingly romantic, Rae Carson has spun a bold and powerful conclusion to her extraordinary trilogy.

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The New York Times‒best-selling series!"Carson joins the ranks of writers like Kristin Cashore, Megan Whalen Turner, and Tamora Pierce as one of YA's best writers of high fantasy."—LocusIn the deeply satisfying conclusion to the bestselling Girl of Fire and Thorns trilogy, seventeen-year-old sorcerer-queen Elisa travels into the unknow...

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The unforgettable conclusion to The Girl of Fire and Thorns trilogyElisa is a fugitive. Her enemies have stolen the man she loves, and they await her at the gate of darkness. And her country is on the brink of civil war, with her own soldiers ordered to kill her on sight. But the champion must not waver. Elisa will lead her three loyal...

Rae Carson is the author of theNew York Times–bestselling Girl of Fire and Thorns series. Her books tend to contain lots of adventure, magic, and smart girls who make (mostly) smart choices. Originally from California, Rae Carson now lives in Arizona with her husband.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:448 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 1.01 inPublished:August 26, 2014Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0062026569

ISBN - 13:9780062026569

Customer Reviews of The Bitter Kingdom

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Rated 2 out of 5 by from Too much filler... I think I am the only one who did not like this book. There was just way too much filler in this book. Filler to me is walking through the woods with nothing happening or just random nonsense. This book had both. Hector gets kidnapped right in front of Elisa's face and she plans to go to the Innervos to get him back. This is apparently a death sentence but she doesn't care. She brings her entourage with her. They go there and save him and then save her kingdom. I spoiled it, but did you think it would end up any other way. Not really exciting.. took me a while to read because I had no pull. I do not recommend this series.
Date published: 2016-12-20

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Editorial Reviews

“Elisa continues to be a heroine worth rooting for … and by the fairy-tale ending, readers will have no doubt that her newly formed empire will thrive. … An altogether satisfying conclusion to an entertaining trilogy.”