"Flawless prose...the bittersweet conclusion is a fitting one for a fantastic,emotionally rich series that redefines epic." ―Publishers Weekly, starred review, on A Conjuring of Light
"Desperate gambits, magical battles, and meaningful sacrifice make this a thrilling read.” ―Kirkus Reviews, starred review, on A Conjuring of Light
"Adventure beckons, and Schwab's smart, exhilarating story doesn't let go until the very end. And, not even then." ―Shelf Awareness for Readers on A Conjuring of Light
"The book is still filled with incident and emotion, with difficulty and heartbreak and anger. And it frankly feels subversive." ―NPR on A Gathering of Shadows
"[This has] all the hallmarks of a classic work of fantasy. Its plot is gripping. Its characters are memorable. [Its setting] is otherworldly yet believable. Schwab has given us a gem of a tale...This is a book to treasure." ―Deborah Harkness, New York Times bestselling author of The All Souls trilogy
"Full of magic, intrigue, adventure, deception, a bit of piracy...this will engage both adult and young adult fantasy readers alike.” ―Booklist on A Darker Shade of Magic
About the Author
VICTORIA (V.E.) SCHWAB is the author of the NYT bestselling Shades of Magic series, as well as a number of MG and YA novels, including This Savage Song. She has been called "the heir to Diana Wynne Jones." Her dynamic work has caught the attention of major TV and film studios.
Schwab has a Masters degree in Art History from the University of Edinburgh. She currently lives in Nashville, TN, but frequents Edinburgh.