All library locations are closed Monday, May 28, in observance of Memorial Day.

An ember in the ashes: a novel

Book Cover
Average Rating
5 star
 
(7)
4 star
 
(1)
3 star
 
(0)
2 star
 
(0)
1 star
 
(0)
Series:
Publisher:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Language:
English
Description

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTELLER "This novel is a harrowing, haunting reminder of what it means to be human--and how hope might be kindled in the midst of oppression and fear." -- The Washington Post " An Ember in the Ashes could launch Sabaa Tahir into JK Rowling territory...It has the addictive quality of  The Hunger Games combined with the fantasy of Harry Potter and the brutality of Game of Thrones ." -- Public Radio International "An Ember in the Ashes glows, burns, and smolders--as beautiful and radiant as it is searing."-- Huffington Post "A worthy novel--and one as brave as its characters." -- The New York Times Book Review A "deft, polished debut"  ( Publishers Weekly , starred review), Sabaa Tahir's AN EMBER IN THE ASHES is a thought-provoking, heart-wrenching, and pulse-pounding read. Set in a rich, high-fantasy world with echoes of ancient Rome, it tells the story of a slave fighting for her family and a young soldier fighting for his freedom. Laia is a slave.Elias is a soldier.Neither is free. Under the Martial Empire, defiance is met with death. Those who do not vow their blood and bodies to the Emperor risk the execution of their loved ones and the destruction of all they hold dear. It is in this brutal world that Laia lives with her grandparents and older brother. The family ekes out an existence in the Empire's impoverished backstreets. They do not challenge the Empire. They've seen what happens to those who do. But when Laia's brother is arrested for treason, Laia is forced to make a decision. In exchange for help from rebels who promise to rescue her brother, she will risk her life to spy for them from within the Empire's greatest military academy. There, Laia meets Elias, the school's finest soldier--and secretly, its most unwilling. Elias wants only to be free of the tyranny he's being trained to enforce. He and Laia will soon realize that their destinies are intertwined--and that their choices will change the fate of the Empire itself.

Also in this Series
More Like This
More Details
ISBN:
9781595148032
9781595148049
9781101890783
9780698176461
9781467601542
Reading Level:
UG
Level 5, 19 Points
Lexile measure:
HL: High-Low 680L
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID 01086963-f715-29ca-2cf7-04098d6b8c71
Full title ember in the ashes
Author tahir sabaa
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-23 23:18:59PM
Last Indexed 2018-05-24 00:03:36AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level UG
accelerated_reader_point_value 19
accelerated_reader_reading_level 5
auth_author2 Hardingham, Fiona,, West, Steve (Actor),
author Tahir, Sabaa,
author2-role Findaway World, LLC., Hardingham, Fiona,narrator., Listening Library., Penguin Random House., Playaway Digital Audio., West, Steve(Actor),narrator.
author_display Tahir, Sabaa
available_at_catalog Bellevue, Bellevue Kids, Bordeaux, Donelson, East, Green Hills, Green Hills Kids, Hadley Park, Hermitage, Hermitage Kids, Looby, Main Kids, Main Library, Southeast, Thompson Lane
collection_catalog Audiobook, Fiction
detailed_location_catalog Bellevue - Teen Audiobook, Bellevue - Teen Fiction, Bordeaux - Teen Fiction, Donelson - Teen Fiction, East - Teen Fiction, Edmondson Pike - Teen Fiction, Goodlettsville - Teen Fiction, Green Hills - Teen Fiction, Hadley Park - Teen Fiction, Hermitage - Teen Fiction, Looby - Teen Audiobook, Main Library - Teen Audiobook, Southeast - Teen Fiction, Thompson Lane - Teen Fiction, Watkins Park - Teen Fiction
display_description "Laia is a Scholar living under the iron-fisted rule of the Martial Empire. When her brother is arrested for treason, Laia goes undercover as a slave at the empire's greatest military academy in exchange for assistance from rebel Scholars who claim that they will help to save her brother from execution"--
format_catalog Book, Playaway, eAudiobook, eBook
format_category_catalog Audio Books, Books, eBook
id 01086963-f715-29ca-2cf7-04098d6b8c71
isbn 9780698176461, 9781101890783, 9781467601542, 9781595148032, 9781595148049
item_details ils:CARL0000457954|35192047305010|Bellevue - Teen Fiction|YA Fiction Tahir|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||BL||, ils:CARL0000457954|35192047305028|Edmondson Pike - Teen Fiction|YA Fiction Tahir|||1|false|false|||||Checked Out||EP||, ils:CARL0000457954|35192047305036|Green Hills - Teen Fiction|YA Fiction Tahir|||1|false|false|||||Checked Out||GH||, ils:CARL0000457954|35192047305044|Goodlettsville - Teen Fiction|YA Fiction Tahir|||1|false|false|||||Checked Out||GO||, ils:CARL0000457954|35192047305051|Hermitage - Teen Fiction|YA Fiction Tahir|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||HM||, ils:CARL0000457954|35192047305085|Southeast - Teen Fiction|YA Fiction Tahir|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||SE||, ils:CARL0000457954|35192048246320|Bellevue - Teen Fiction|YA Fiction Tahir|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||BL||, ils:CARL0000457954|35192048246338|Bordeaux - Teen Fiction|YA Fiction Tahir|||1|false|false|||||On Display||BX||, ils:CARL0000457954|35192048246346|Donelson - Teen Fiction|YA Fiction Tahir|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||DO||, ils:CARL0000457954|35192048246353|East - Teen Fiction|YA Fiction Tahir|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||EA||, ils:CARL0000457954|35192048246361|Green Hills - Teen Fiction|YA Fiction Tahir|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||GH||, ils:CARL0000457954|35192048246387|Hadley Park - Teen Fiction|YA Fiction Tahir|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||HP||, ils:CARL0000457954|35192048246395|Hermitage - Teen Fiction|YA Fiction Tahir|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||HM||, ils:CARL0000457954|35192048246437|Thompson Lane - Teen Fiction|YA Fiction Tahir|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||TL||, ils:CARL0000457954|35192048246445|Watkins Park - Teen Fiction|YA Fiction Tahir|||1|false|false|||||Checked Out||WP||, ils:CARL0000457954|35192048323277|Edmondson Pike - Teen Fiction|YA Fiction Tahir|||1|false|false|||||On Hold Shelf||EP||, ils:CARL0000457954|A02129492|Overton High - Teen Fiction|F TAH|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||6F615||, ils:CARL0000457954|B00752735|Harris Hillman - Teen Fiction|F TAH|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||65397||, ils:CARL0000457954|FF00135497|Cameron College Prep - Teen Fiction|F TAH|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||71181||, ils:CARL0000457954|MK10105507|East Nashville Magnet High - Teen Fiction|F TAH|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||63290||, ils:CARL0000457954|MK10105508|Cane Ridge High - Teen Fiction|F TAH|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||61182||, ils:CARL0000457954|MK10105509|Nashville School of the Arts - Teen Fiction|F TAH|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||62242||, ils:CARL0000457954|MK10105510|Hillwood High - Teen Fiction|FAN F TAH|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||67440||, ils:CARL0000457954|MK10105511|Hume-Fogg High Magnet - Teen Fiction|F TAH|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||69450||, ils:CARL0000457954|MK10105512|Hunter's Lane High - Teen Fiction|F TAH|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||6A452||, ils:CARL0000457954|MK10105513|Antioch High - Teen Fiction|F TAH|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||60110||, ils:CARL0000457954|MK10105514|Whites Creek High - Teen Fiction|F TAH|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||6I787||, ils:CARL0000457954|MK10105515|Stratford High - Teen Fiction|F TAH|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||6H705||, ils:CARL0000457954|MK10105516|McGavock High - Teen Fiction|F TAH|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||6D532||, ils:CARL0000457954|MK10105518|Glencliff High - Teen Fiction|F TAH|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||64325||, ils:CARL0000457954|MK10105519|Hillsboro High - Teen Fiction|F TAH|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||66435||, ils:CARL0000457954|MK10105520|Pearl-Cohn High - Teen Fiction|F R TAH|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||6G632||, ils:CARL0000457954|MK10105522|MLK Jr. Magnet - Teen Fiction|F TAH|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||6C497||, ils:CARL0000457954|MK10105523|Maplewood High - Teen Fiction|F TAH|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||6E550||, ils:CARL0000463216|35192047510775|Bellevue - Teen Audiobook|PLAYAWAY YA Fiction Tahir|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||BL||, ils:CARL0000463216|35192047510791|Looby - Teen Audiobook|PLAYAWAY YA Fiction Tahir|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||LO||, ils:CARL0000463216|35192047510809|Main Library - Teen Audiobook|PLAYAWAY YA Fiction Tahir|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||MN||, ils:CARL0000463216|FW10010011|Harris Hillman - Teen Audiobook|PLA F TAH|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||65397||, overdrive:2d7cadfb-7733-4d1c-a2ea-2f40cf508fbb|-1|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eAudiobook|Audio Books|2|false|true|OverDrive|||OverDrive MP3 Audiobook,OverDrive Listen|Checked Out||||, overdrive:5ca9e653-84cf-401d-89df-b702929a98a9|-1|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eBook|eBook|3|false|true|OverDrive|||Adobe EPUB eBook,OverDrive Read,Kindle Book|Checked Out||||
itype_catalog , Book, Playaway
last_indexed 2018-05-24T05:03:36.955Z
lexile_code HL: High-Low
lexile_score 680
literary_form Fiction
literary_form_full Fiction
local_callnumber_catalog PLAYAWAY YA Fiction Tahir, YA Fiction Tahir
owning_library_catalog Nashville Public Library
owning_location_catalog Bellevue, Bellevue Kids, Bordeaux, Donelson, East, Edmondson Pike, Edmondson Pike Kids, Goodlettsville, Green Hills, Green Hills Kids, Hadley Park, Hermitage, Hermitage Kids, Looby, Main Kids, Main Library, Southeast, Thompson Lane, Watkins Park
primary_isbn 9781595148032
publishDate 2015
record_details ils:CARL0000457954|Book|Books||English|Razorbill, an imprint of Penguin Random House,|[2015]|446 pages ; 24 cm., ils:CARL0000463216|Playaway|Audio Books||English|Findaway World, LLC,|[2015]|1 audio media player (approx. 15.5 hours) : digital, HD audio ; 3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in., overdrive:2d7cadfb-7733-4d1c-a2ea-2f40cf508fbb|eAudiobook|Audio Books||English|Books on Tape|2015|, overdrive:5ca9e653-84cf-401d-89df-b702929a98a9|eBook|eBook||English|Penguin Young Readers Group|2015|
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_catalog ils:CARL0000457954|35192047305010|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000457954|35192047305028|Checked Out|Checked Out|false|false|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000457954|35192047305036|Checked Out|Checked Out|false|false|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000457954|35192047305044|Checked Out|Checked Out|false|false|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000457954|35192047305051|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000457954|35192047305085|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000457954|35192048246320|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000457954|35192048246338|On Shelf|On Display|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000457954|35192048246346|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000457954|35192048246353|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000457954|35192048246361|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000457954|35192048246387|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000457954|35192048246395|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000457954|35192048246437|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000457954|35192048246445|Checked Out|Checked Out|false|false|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000457954|35192048323277|Currently Unavailable|On Hold Shelf|false|false|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000463216|35192047510775|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000463216|35192047510791|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000463216|35192047510809|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, overdrive:2d7cadfb-7733-4d1c-a2ea-2f40cf508fbb|-1|Checked Out|Checked Out|false|false|true|false|false|false||||, overdrive:5ca9e653-84cf-401d-89df-b702929a98a9|-1|Checked Out|Checked Out|false|false|true|false|false|false||||
series Ember in the ashes
series_with_volume Ember in the ashes|1
subject_facet Audiobooks, Brothers and sisters -- Fiction, Fantasy fiction, American, Love stories, American, Slaves -- Fiction, Undercover operations -- Fiction, Young adult fiction
title_display An ember in the ashes : a novel
title_full An Ember in the Ashes Ember in the Ashes Series, Book 1, An ember in the ashes : a novel / by Sabaa Tahir, An ember in the ashes [sound recording] : a novel / Sabaa Tahir
title_short An ember in the ashes :
title_sub a novel
topic_facet Audiobooks, Brothers and sisters, Fantasy, Fantasy fiction, American, Love stories, American, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Slaves, Undercover operations, Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Literature, Young adult fiction