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The Resource Rise, Ellen Goodlett

Rise, Ellen Goodlett

Label
Rise
Title
Rise
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Ellen Goodlett
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Sisters Akeylah, Ren, and Zofi are all a step closer to their dying father's throne, but their pasts continue to haunt them as their blackmailer threatens everyone and everything they hold dear"--
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Review
  • Grades 9-12 Akeylah, Ren, and Zofi, sisters and illegitimate daughters of the dying King of Kolonya, are each vying to become the next ruler of the country. Linked by blood magic as well as their sisterly bond, all three sisters are haunted by an unknown blackmailer and are facing grave danger. Each girl has her own dark secrets—thoughts of murder, revenge, and rebellion, among them—and each is facing down ever-greater threats from the backstabbing, scheming nobility. Despite being at odds with one another, the sisters will have to work together to save themselves and the kingdom they might one day rule, but with so many unknowns factors and odds that are stacked high against them, none of the three girls are guaranteed a happy ending. This thrilling sequel to Rule (2018) will be hotly anticipated by readers due to the first book's exciting ending. Goodlett has built a fully realized world that begs to be explored. Purchase this duology as set for any library. -- Stacey Comfort (Reviewed 4/12/2019) (Booklist, vol 115, number 15)
  • In this action-packed sequel to Rule (2018), Zofi, Ren, and Akeylah once again find themselves in a precarious position in the palace they now call home. Not only are they hiding terrible acts of treason, but they are also no closer to finding their blackmailer—the true heir—who threatens to expose them. Since the sisters refuse to give up their claims to the throne, the blackmailer begins to target them and their loved ones instead: Following the murder of their aunt, Yasmin, an attempt is made on Ren's life (although she is rescued in the nick of time). To make matters worse, everyone now knows that Zofi murdered her half brother, the Silver Prince, and that Ren's misplaced trust resulted in the loss of hundreds of lives. Only Akeylah's secret—accidentally cursing King Andros to his death—is still safe, but that is only because the true heir thinks she is easy to manipulate. With Zofi banished from the kingdom and Ren under lock and key, will the sisters stop the true heir before anyone else is killed? Goodlett does not disappoint—unexpected twists and turns keep the plot fresh and readers wanting more, and character development is stronger than in the previous volume. Ethnicity remains difficult to determine, but the treatment of Travelers and mistrust of foreigners reflect issues in our world. A female-centric narrative that puts empathy, trust, and familial love before romance. (Fantasy. 14-18) (Kirkus Reviews, February 1, 2019)
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10782316
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Goodlett, Ellen
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.1.G6538
LC item number
Ris 2019
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 9
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Rule
Series volume
0002
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Inheritance and succession
  • Sisters
  • Kings and rulers
  • Secrecy
  • Extortion
  • Inheritance and succession
  • Sisters
  • Kings, queens, rulers, etc.
  • Secrets
  • Extortion
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Rise, Ellen Goodlett
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Sequel to Rule
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
2018038115
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
345 pages
Isbn
9780316515351
Lccn
2018038115
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1051775387
Label
Rise, Ellen Goodlett
Publication
Note
Sequel to Rule
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
2018038115
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
345 pages
Isbn
9780316515351
Lccn
2018038115
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1051775387

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