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Fourth Wing

By Rebecca Yarros
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Publisher Description

An Instant New York Times Bestseller
A Goodreads Most Anticipated Book

"Suspenseful, sexy, and with incredibly entertaining storytelling, the first in Yarros' Empyrean series will delight fans of romantic, adventure-filled fantasy."Booklist, starred review

"Fourth Wing will have your heart pounding from beginning to end... A fantasy like you've never read before." ―#1 New York Times bestselling author Jennifer L. Armentrout

Enter the brutal and elite world of a war college for dragon riders from New York Times bestselling author Rebecca Yarros

Twenty-year-old Violet Sorrengail was supposed to enter the Scribe Quadrant, living a quiet life among books and history. Now, the commanding general—also known as her tough-as-talons mother—has ordered Violet to join the hundreds of candidates striving to become the elite of Navarre: dragon riders.

But when you’re smaller than everyone else and your body is brittle, death is only a heartbeat away...because dragons don’t bond to “fragile” humans. They incinerate them.

With fewer dragons willing to bond than cadets, most would kill Violet to better their own chances of success. The rest would kill her just for being her mother’s daughter—like Xaden Riorson, the most powerful and ruthless wingleader in the Riders Quadrant.

She’ll need every edge her wits can give her just to see the next sunrise.

Yet, with every day that passes, the war outside grows more deadly, the kingdom's protective wards are failing, and the death toll continues to rise. Even worse, Violet begins to suspect leadership is hiding a terrible secret.

Friends, enemies, lovers. Everyone at Basgiath War College has an agenda—because once you enter, there are only two ways out: graduate or die.

The Empyrean series is best enjoyed in order.
Reading Order:
Book #1 Fourth Wing
Book #2 Iron Flame

11291 Reviews

Smiling Face with Heart-Eyes“Oh my gosh! Ugh so I have a problem I finished Fourth Wing and I have to wait til Christmas for Iron Flame. I knew I would finish it before Christmas but as Violet says "don't borrow tomorrow's trouble" was my thought process because I was excited to read this book. I love the banter in this book. I definitely didn't like Dain (but I mean who does) he just holds violet back and if anything I feel like puts her in more danger by telling her she won't survive this rather than help her train so she will make it. Anyways I'm impatiently waiting for Christmas now. This book is amazing and you should read it.”
Characters change and growLikable charactersDescriptive writingFunny writingAddictiveDark settingImmersive settingMagical settingComicalDark
Beaming Face with Smiling Eyes“Omg 😱 this definitely has to be one of the best books I’ve read this year!!! 🥰😍 now ready to read Iron Flame!!! 🐉”
Believable charactersCharacters change and growDiverse charactersLikable charactersMulti-layered charactersBeautifully writtenDescriptive writingOriginal writingAddictiveMagical setting
Smiling Face with Heart-Eyes“I waited too long to read this!! It’s consumed me from page one. I will read it over and over and still love every second.”
Believable charactersCharacters change and growLikable charactersMulti-layered charactersBeautifully writtenDescriptive writingEasy to readFunny writingOriginal writingAddictive
Surprised Face with Open Mouth“I didn’t think this book was for me but honestly, this is the exact type of fantasy I love. A mix of emotions, high stakes, love, lust. I loved the dragons, I wish I could keep Andarna.”
Characters change and growEasy to read
Smiling Face with Heart-Eyes“Loved this book! It had interesting characters and very funny banter! Can't wait for the next book!”
Believable charactersCharacters change and growDiverse charactersLikable charactersMulti-layered characters

About Rebecca Yarros

Rebecca Yarros is the New York Times bestselling author of more than fifteen novels, with multiple starred Publishers Weekly reviews and a Kirkus Best Book of the Year. A second-generation army brat, Rebecca loves military heroes and has been blissfully married to hers for more than twenty years. She’s the mother of six children, and she and her family live in Colorado with their stubborn English bulldogs, two feisty chinchillas, and a cat named Artemis, who rules them all.

Having fostered, then adopted their youngest daughter, Rebecca is passionate about helping children in the foster system through her nonprofit, One October, which she cofounded with her husband in 2019. To learn more about their mission, visit oneoctober.org.

To catch up on Rebecca’s latest releases and upcoming novels, visit RebeccaYarros.com.

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