We’re doing a Crown of Ivy and Glass giveaway for this romantic fantasy by Claire Legrand which follows Lady Gemma Ashbourne as she navigates high society and plots to destroy a rival family.
A Crown of Ivy and Glass by Claire Legrand doesn’t hit store shelves (or your Kindle) until June 13, but you could win an advanced copy of the book by entering below, thanks to our friends at Sourcebooks.
If you need a little more convincing (it’s a free book, what more could you want!?), then check out the official synopsis below. This book promises to fulfill all your desires for detailed worldbuilding, extensive mythology, and steamy romance. This, from the same author of Furyborn, is a great series to jump into if you love Bridgerton and/or A Court of Thorns and Roses.
About ‘A Crown of Ivy and Glass’
Lady Gemma Ashbourne seemingly has it all. She’s young, gorgeous, and rich. Her family was Anointed by the gods, blessed with incredible abilities. But underneath her glittering façade, Gemma is deeply sad. Years ago, her sister Mara was taken to the Middlemist to guard against treacherous magic. Her mother abandoned the family. Her father and eldest sister, Farrin—embroiled in a deadly blood feud with the mysterious Bask family—often forget Gemma exists.
Worst of all, Gemma is the only Ashbourne to possess no magic. Instead, her body fights it like poison. Constantly ill, aching with loneliness, Gemma craves love and yearns to belong.
Then she meets the devastatingly handsome Talan d’Astier. His family destroyed themselves, seduced by a demon, and Talan, the only survivor, is determined to redeem their honor. Intrigued and enchanted, Gemma proposes a bargain: She’ll help Talan navigate high society if he helps her destroy the Basks. According to popular legend, a demon called The Man With the Three-Eyed Crown is behind the families’ blood feud—slay the demon, end the feud.
But attacks on the Middlemist are increasing. The plot against the Basks quickly spirals out of control. And something immense and terrifying is awakening in Gemma, drawing her inexorably toward Talan and an all-consuming passion that could destroy her—or show her the true strength of her power at last.
About the author
Photo credit: Ellen B. Wright
Claire Legrand used to be a musician until she realized she couldn’t stop thinking about the stories in her head. Now she is the New York Times bestselling author of eleven novels, most notably the Empirium Trilogy, as well as The Cavendish Home for Boys and Girls, the Edgar Award-nominated Some Kind of Happiness, and Sawkill Girls, which was nominated for both a Bram Stoker Award and a Lambda Literary Award. She is also one of the four authors behind The Cabinet of Curiosities, a critically acclaimed anthology of short stories for young readers. When not writing, Claire enjoys tending to her many plants, learning about fashion and interior design, and quoting Star Trek to anyone who will listen.
‘A Crown of Ivy and Glass’ giveaway
We’re hosting a Crown of Ivy and Glass giveaway in which five lucky winners will have a chance to receive a copy of this book from the publisher, Sourcebooks. Enter via the options below. Ends May 31, 2023 at 11:59pm ET. U.S.-only. We will contact you for your address, and you will have 48 hours to respond before we move onto the next winner. Good luck!
‘A Crown of Ivy and Glass’ hits store shelves on June 13, 2023
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