Book ‘Lightlark’ by Alex Aster

PDF Excerpt'Lightlark' by Alex Aster
#BookTok phenomenon and award-winning author Alex Aster delivers readers a masterfully written, utterly gripping YA fantasy novel. Welcome to the Centennial. Every 100 years, the island of Lightlark appears to host the Centennial, a deadly game that only the rulers of six realms are invited to play. The invitation is a summons—a call to embrace victory and ruin, baubles and blood. The Centennial offers the six rulers one final chance to break the curses that have plagued their realms for centuries. Each ruler has something to hide. Each realm’s curse is uniquely wicked. To destroy the curses, one ruler must die. Isla Crown is the young ruler of Wildling — a realm of temptresses cursed to kill anyone they fall in love with...
Publisher: Amulet Books (August 23, 2022)  Pages: 416 pages  ISBN-10: 1419760866  ISBN-13: 978-1419760860  ASIN:‎ B09S6JGRMH

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Author’s biography: Alex Aster is an author of YA fiction as well as award-winning middle grade fiction, including the Emblem Island series, which was published to critical acclaim. Alex graduated summa cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania, where she studied creative writing. Find out more on TikTok (@alex.aster) or Instagram (@byalexaster).