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The haunting, romantic lesbian retelling of Cinderella and modern queer classic by award-winning author Malinda Lo--now with an introduction by Holly Black, a letter from the author, a Q&A, and more! In the wake of her father's death, Ash is left at the mercy of her cruel stepmother. Consumed with grief, her only joy comes by the light of the dying hearth fire, rereading the fairy tales her mother once told her. In her dreams, someday the fairies will steal her away, as they are said to do. When she meets the dark and dangerous fairy Sidhean, she believes that her wish may be granted. The day that Ash meets Kaisa, the King's Huntress, her heart begins to change. Instead of chasing fairies, Ash learns to hunt with Kaisa. Though their friendship is as delicate as a new bloom, it reawakens Ash's capacity for love--and her desire to live. But Sidhean has already claimed Ash for his own, and she must make a choice between fairy tale dreams and true love. Entrancing, empowering, and romantic, Ash is about the connection between life and love, and solitude and death, where transformation can come from even the deepest grief.
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display_description In this variation on the Cinderella story, Ash grows up believing in the fairy realm that the king and his philosophers have sought to suppress, until one day she must choose between a handsome fairy cursed to love her and the King's Huntress whom she loves.
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subject_facet Blended families -- Juvenile fiction, Cinderella (Tale), Cinderella (Tale) -- Adaptations -- Juvenile fiction, Cinderella -- Adaptations, Fairies, Fairies -- Fiction, Fairies -- Juvenile fiction, Fairy tales, Fiction, Hunting -- Fiction, Hunting stories, Juvenile works, Lesbians, Lesbians -- Fiction, Lesbians -- Juvenile fiction, Love -- Fiction, Love stories, Orphans, Orphans -- Fiction, Orphans -- Juvenile fiction, Romance fiction, Self-realization, Self-realization -- Fiction, Self-realization -- Juvenile fiction, Stepfamilies, Stepfamilies -- Fiction, Stepfamilies -- Juvenile fiction, Stepmothers, Stepmothers -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Ash
title_full Ash, Ash / Malinda Lo
title_short Ash
topic_facet Adaptations, Blended families, Cinderella (Tale), Fairies, Fairy tales, Fantasy, Folklore, Hunting, Hunting stories, Lesbians, Love, Love stories, Orphans, Romance, Self-realization, Stepfamilies, Stepmothers, Young Adult Fiction