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A Gathering of Shadows

By V. E. Schwab
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Publisher Description

From #1 New York Times bestselling author V.E. Schwab

"Addictive and immersive, A Gathering of Shadows cements this series as a must-read." —Entertainment Weekly, grade A

Four months have passed since the shadow stone fell into Kell's possession. Four months since his path crossed with Delilah Bard. Four months since Rhy was wounded and the Dane twins fell, and the stone was cast with Holland's dying body through the rift, and into Black London.

In many ways, things have almost returned to normal, though Rhy is more sober, and Kell is now plagued by his guilt. Restless, and having given up smuggling, Kell is visited by dreams of ominous magical events, waking only to think of Lila, who disappeared from the docks like she always meant to do. As Red London finalizes preparations for the Element Games-an extravagant international competition of magic, meant to entertain and keep healthy the ties between neighboring countries-a certain pirate ship draws closer, carrying old friends back into port.

But while Red London is caught up in the pageantry and thrills of the Games, another London is coming back to life, and those who were thought to be forever gone have returned. After all, a shadow that was gone in the night reappears in the morning, and so it seems Black London has risen again-and so to keep magic's balance, another London must fall...in V.E. Schwab's A Gathering of Shadows.

Shades of Magic series
1. A Darker Shade of Magic
2. A Gathering of Shadows
3. A Conjuring of Light

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657 Reviews

Slightly Smiling Face“Just as good as the first!! The plot a bit meandering but the characters and the world are both incredibly immersive. The author knows how to pull readers in, I always wanted to know how the character would react or what they would do next.”
Likable charactersMulti-layered charactersBeautifully writtenBeautiful settingImmersive settingComing of ageThought-provoking
Thumbs Up“I love this series - it’s easily to get invested into this world that V.E. Schwab has created. My only issue with this book is that it felt a little slow, we learned a lot about how our favorite characters have changed and grown or suffered. The ending is a cliffhanger that leaves me a little bothered (for the sole reason that I don’t HAVE the 3rd book yet).”
Characters change and growLikable charactersAction-packedAddictiveMagical setting
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Diverse charactersBeautifully written
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Colorful personalitiesDiverse charactersMorally ambiguousMulti-layered charactersAction-packedCreative setting

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