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Tess of the Road

Tess of the Road

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From the critically acclaimed and bestselling author of Seraphina comes a tour de force and an exquisite feminist fantasy.

Astonishing and perfect. --NPR

In the medieval kingdom of Goredd, women are expected to be ladies, men are their protectors, and dragons can be whomever they choose. Tess is. . . different. She speaks out of turn, has wild ideas, and can't seem to keep out of trouble. Then Tess goes too far. So Tess's family decide the only path for her is a nunnery.

But on the day she is to join the nuns, Tess chooses a different path for herself. She cuts her hair, pulls on her boots, and sets out on a journey. She's not running away, she's running towards something. What that something is, she doesn't know. Tess just sees the open road as a map to somewhere else--a life where she might belong.

Returning to the spellbinding world of the Southlands she created in the award-winning, New York Times bestselling novel Seraphina, Rachel Hartman explores self-reliance and redemption in this wholly original fantasy.

Author: Rachel Hartman
Publisher: Ember
Published: 01/04/2022
Pages: 560
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.95lbs
Size: 8.20h x 5.50w x 1.30d
ISBN: 9781101931318
Age Range: 12-UP

Accelerated Reader:
Reading Level: 6.4
Point Value: 22
Interest Level: Upper Grade
Quiz #/Name: 195164 / Tess of the Road

About the Author
RACHEL HARTMAN is the author of the acclaimed and New York Times bestselling YA fantasy novel Seraphina, which won the William C. Morris YA debut Award in 2013, the New York Times bestselling sequel Shadow Scale and Tess of the Road. Rachel lives with her family in Vancouver, Canada. In her free time, she sings madrigals, walks her whippet in the rain, and is learning to fence. To learn more, please visit SeraphinaBooks.com or RachelHartmanBooks.com.

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