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Promise of Shadows
by Justina Ireland

    Publication Date: Mar 11, 2014
    List Price: $17.99
    Format: Hardcover, 371 pages
    Classification: Fiction
    Target Age Group: Middle Grade
    ISBN13: 9781442444645
    Imprint: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
    Publisher: Simon & Schuster, Inc.
    Parent Company: CBS Corporation

    Hardcover Description:

    A teen who is half-god, half-human must own her power whether she likes it or not in this snappy, snarky novel with a serving of smoldering romance.

    Zephyr Mourning has never been very good at being a Harpy. She’d rather watch reality TV than learn forty-seven ways to kill a man, and she pretty much sucks at wielding magic. Zephyr was ready for a future pretending to be a normal human instead of a half-god assassin. But all that changed when her sister was murdered—and Zephyr used a forbidden dark power to save herself from the same fate.

    On the run from a punishment worse than death, an unexpected reunion with a childhood friend upends Zephyr’s world—and not only because her old friend has grown surprisingly, extremely hot. It seems that Zephyr might just be the Nyx, a dark goddess that is prophesied to shift the power balance: for hundreds of years the half-gods have lived in fear, and Zephyr is supposed to change that.

    But how is she supposed to save everyone else when she can barely take care of herself?

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