IN-PERSON: G.R. Macallister - "Arca: Five Queendoms Book 2" w/ Amanda Foody & C.L. Herman
G.R. Macallister, author of Scorpica, joins us to discuss the latest in her Five Queendoms series, Arca. Greer will be in conversation with Amanda Foody and C.L. Herman, authors of All of Us Villains.
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ABOUT THE BOOK
Return to the Five Queendoms in the sequel to Scorpica, a sweeping epic fantasy that Rebecca Roanhorse called “ambitious and engaging,” in which a centuries-long peace is shattered in a matriarchal society when a decade passes without a single girl being born.
The Drought of Girls has ended, but the rift it broke open between the Queendoms is not so easily healed. Political tensions roil the senate of Paxim, where Queen Heliane vows to make her son Paulus the nation’s first ruling King or die trying. Scorpican troops amass on the border of Arca, ready to attack. And within Arca itself, its young, unready queen finds her court a nest of vipers and her dreams besieged by a mysterious figure with unknown intentions.
As iron and magic clash on the battlefield and powerful women scheme behind the scenes, danger and violence abound. Can anyone stop chaos from ripping the Queendoms apart?
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
G.R. Macallister, author of the Five Queendoms series, beginning with Scorpica, and also writes bestselling historical fiction under the name Greer Macallister. Her novels have been optioned for film and television. A regular contributor to Writer Unboxed and the Chicago Review of Books, she lives with her family in Washington, DC.
ABOUT THE MODERATORS
AMANDA FOODY has always considered imagination to be our best attempt at magic. She is a New York Times and indie bestselling author of YA and children’s fantasy novels, including the All of Us Villains duology, the Wilderlore series, The Shadow Game series, and more. You can find her on Instagram at @amandafoody or at amandafoody.com.
C.L. HERMAN is the New York Times and indie bestselling author of novels about magic, monsters, and growing up, including the All of Us Villains duology, The Devouring Gray duology, and The Drowning Summer. Writing updates (and cat pictures) can be found on Instagram at @cl_herman or at clherman.com.
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