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By Adrienne Young
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Publisher Description



Filled with all of the action, emotion, and lyrical writing that brought readers to Sky in the Deep, New York Times bestselling author Adrienne Young returns with Fable, the first book in this new captivating duology.

Welcome to a world made dangerous by the sea and by those who wish to profit from it. Where a young girl must find her place and her family while trying to survive in a world built for men.

As the daughter of the most powerful trader in the Narrows, the sea is the only home seventeen-year-old Fable has ever known. It’s been four years since the night she watched her mother drown during an unforgiving storm. The next day her father abandoned her on a legendary island filled with thieves and little food. To survive she must keep to herself, learn to trust no one and rely on the unique skills her mother taught her. The only thing that keeps her going is the goal of getting off the island, finding her father and demanding her rightful place beside him and his crew. To do so Fable enlists the help of a young trader named West to get her off the island and across the Narrows to her father.

But her father’s rivalries and the dangers of his trading enterprise have only multiplied since she last saw him and Fable soon finds that West isn't who he seems. Together, they will have to survive more than the treacherous storms that haunt the Narrows if they're going to stay alive.

Fable takes you on a spectacular journey filled with romance, intrigue and adventure.

623 Reviews

Slightly Smiling Face“The plot twist at the end omfg. I finished this book so fast omfg. The way fable thought about her father- the love hate feeling I totally loved that. Willa is a damn good sister and the crew is just mwah. And the UNDERWATER KISS OMFG.”
Reviewed in:chapter addicts
Easy to readFast-pacedTwistyMagical setting
Slightly Smiling Face“This was a lot of fun. And supper addicting, I read it in one sitting. I didn’t have much commentary through but I really enjoyed it! I know we were only reading the fist book but I finished the duloagy”
Diverse charactersMulti-layered charactersBeautifully writtenFast-pacedBeautiful settingImmersive settingDark
Thumbs Up“I really enjoyed the vibe of Fable, give me a nice Pirate (errr sea trader) story any day. I rooted for Fable finding her place in this place in this world. There’s a romantic element that felt like it came out of nowhere and didn’t work for me. I’m also not a fan of the trope of “my dad’s an evil man but my dead mom was so pure and loved him so we’re always connected” but that seems to happen more in YA Fantasy. The ending was just set up for book two so be warned the ending isn’t an ending.”
Likable charactersEasy to readFast-pacedComing of ageUnsatisfying ending
Thinking Face“Overall, I really enjoyed the plot and every twist in it. Usually I can predict what’s coming, but Adrienne took me off guard a few times. And the end!! What a cliffhanger 🙈😆 The only thing I was uncomfortable with was the relationship between Auster/Paj and the small bit of language. I really want to read Namesake now!”
Heroic figuresWhimsicalAction-packedUnpredictableDark settingMysticalHeartbreaking
Beaming Face with Smiling Eyes“Loved this book! Such a great one to kick off the year! Reminds me of my days that I was obsessed with Pirates of the Caribbean! Ngl I picked up the rest of the series and finished them 🫣 I loved it!!”
Likable charactersMulti-layered charactersRelatable charactersEasy to readWhimsicalAction-packed

About Adrienne Young

Adrienne Young is a born and bred Texan turned California girl. She is a foodie with a deep love of history and travel and a shameless addiction to coffee. When she’s not writing, you can find her on her yoga mat, scouring antique fairs for old books, sipping wine over long dinners, or disappearing into her favorite art museums. She lives with her documentary filmmaker husband and their four little wildlings beneath the West Coast sun. She is the author of the Sky in the Deep duology.

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