Blessed Monsters: A Novel (Something Dark and Holy #3) (Hardcover)
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This is book number 3 in the Something Dark and Holy series.
The startling conclusion to the instant New York Times bestselling Something Dark and Holy trilogy
The girl, the monster, the prince, the queen.
They broke the world.
And some things can never be undone.
In Emily A. Duncan’s Blessed Monsters, they must unite once more to fight the dark chaos they've unleashed - but is it already too late?
This edition uses deckle edges; the uneven paper edge is intentional.
About the Author
EMILY A. DUNCAN is the New York Times bestselling author of Wicked Saints and Ruthless Gods. They work as a youth services librarian and received a Master’s degree in library science from Kent State University, which mostly taught them how to find obscure Slavic folklore texts through interlibrary loan systems. When not reading or writing, they enjoy playing copious amounts of video games and dungeons and dragons. They live in Ohio.
PRAISE FOR BLESSED MONSTERS:
BOOKISH, "The Netgalley Team's Most-Anticipated Books of 2021"
FROLIC, "The 20 Most Anticipated YA Books of 2021"
GOODREADS, "56 of the Most Anticipated Young Adult Books of 2021"
UNITED BY POP, "270+ Must Read 2021 YA Book Releases"
CULTURESS, "21 upcoming YA book releases we can’t wait to read in 2021"
"Duncan’s stunning cosmic horror fantasy series continues here with this highly anticipated third entry. Dense, expansive, and totally immersive, this is one of the best contemporary fantasy series we’ve read." - NERDIST, "19 New Books We Can’t Wait to Read in 2021"
"As a reader, you can always tell when you’re reading an excellent trilogy when you’re simultaneously excited to see how the story ends and loathe to leave the universe it’s created behind. The third and final book in Duncan’s series is headed our way next spring, and we should really start preparing our emotions for it now. (Because it’s probably going to destroy us.)" - CULTURESS
PRAISE FOR RUTHLESS GODS:
BOOKPAGE, "2020 preview: Most anticipated YA sequels and series titles"
BOOK RIOT, "The Ultimate Guide to Spring 2020 YA Books for Your TBR"
BOOKSTR, "Get Excited for These Spring Releases"
BUZZFEED, "30 LGBTQ YA Books You'll Absolutely Want To Pick Up This Spring"
EPIC READS, "39 YA Sequels You Won't Want to Miss in the First Half of 2020"
FROLIC, "Top 3 Y.A. Reads for the Week of April 7th"
GOODREADS, "The 38 Most Anticipated YA Novels of 2020"
HYPABLE, "15 Most Anticipated YA Fantasy Sequels of 2020"
io9, "Big List of New Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books for April"
LGBTQ READS, "LGBTQAP YA 2020 Sequel Preview: January-June"
MEDIUM, "Most Anticipated Young Adult Sequel Novels of 2020"
NERDIST, "7 Queer Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books to Magic You Away"
POPSUGAR, "Books Coming Out In 2020 That Need to Be on Your TBR Now"
PUBLISHERS WEEKLY, "New and Noteworthy Sequels: April 2020"
SHEREADS, "Most Anticipated YA Books of 2020"
SYFY.COM, "Six YA SFF Novels to Pick Up in April"
THE NERD DAILY, "The Most Anticipated 2020 Book Releases"
TOR.COM, "All the New Young Adult SFF Books Arriving in April"
"... if you liked Wicked Saints and you want more of everything, the sequel Ruthless Gods takes the monstrous romance to whole new... heights. Get ready." - BOOK RIOT
"Ruthless Gods is every bit the sequel that Emily A. Duncan's chilling Wicked Saints deserves - even darker, bloodier and even more complicated...A dark, brutal and deeply thrilling sequel that will leave you wanting more." - CULTURESS
"Magic and romance steeped in blood and betrayal. ...fans of the first volume will be pleased to have more of the same, with higher stakes and increasingly complicated questions of power and divinity." - KIRKUS
"After the glimmers of divinity and magic in Wicked Saints, Ruthless Gods opens the door to a world of fallen gods and eldritch horrors and I am absolutely ready to step through it. Gruesome, grotesque, and so, so glorious." - Erin A. Craig, New York Times bestselling author of House of Salt and Sorrows
"Come for the Gothic horror-fantasy, stay for the eldritch nightmares, cosmic despair, and irreverent, unforgettable characters. RUTHLESS GODS will leave fans demanding the final installment in the trilogy." - Christine Lynn Herman, author of The Devouring Gray
PRAISE FOR WICKED SAINTS:
**Indie Next Pick for the Spring 2019 Kids’ List**
SEVENTEEN, "The 35 Best Young Adult Books of 2019 So Far"
BOOKRIOT, “20 YA Dark Fantasy Books For Your Winter TBR”
BUZZFEED, "29 YA Books You Absolutely Must Read This Spring"
GOODREADS, “32 Big Books that YA Fans Can’t Wait for in 2019”
CULTRESS, “19 books we can’t wait to get our hands on in 2019”
EPIC READS, "The 16 Most Anticipated YA Books to Read in April"
SYFY, "6 April YA Novels That are Out of This World"
THE NERD DAILY, “2019 Book Releases”
"If you like your young adult fantasy full of ice, blood, and angst, Wicked Saints will sweep you up in its wintery embrace." - NPR, "3 Young Adult Novels To Help You Out Of Hibernation"