To Gaze Upon Wicked Gods

To Gaze Upon Wicked Gods

Children's, Teenage & Young Adult
Hardback Published on: 18/04/2024
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To Gaze Upon Wicked Gods
A Phenomenal and enthralling debut
An enthralling debut YA fantasy that will keep you on the edge of your seat. Chang's evocative prose and dynamic characters make "To Gaze Upon Wicked Gods"... READ MORE
Andrea Webb Waterstones Chichester


Red Queen meets These Violent Delights and Iron Widow in an epic anti-colonial YA fantasy from debut author Molly X. Chang.

Known as The Girl Blessed By Death, Ruying wants only to survive, but when her magic is discovered by an enemy prince she must decide if saving her family is worth betraying her country.

For as long as Yang Ruying has been alive, the empire of Er-Lang has been occupied by Romans, whose advanced science and military make them Gods. But these Gods are not kind. Their only gifts: cruelty, opian, and destruction.

When Antony, the second Prince of Rome, uncovers Ruying's power, she becomes what she always feared: the perfect assassin. As tensions mount and rebellion stirs, Ruying can no longer deny that peace is a death sentence for Er-Lang. A death she may not be willing to deliver.

  • Publisher: Penguin Random House Children's UK
  • ISBN: 9780241620809
  • Number of pages: 368
  • Weight: 583g
  • Dimensions: 242 x 162 x 32 mm

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To Gaze Upon Wicked Gods
But who am I? Who are you? We are not Gods. We cannot treat other lives as flowers to be plucked from a field"
Thank you to NetGalley, the publisher and Author of this book for allowing me access to an advanced copy of this book. "But who am I? Who are you? We a... READ MORE
Kimberley-Anne Simmons
To Gaze Upon Wicked Gods
A tense beginning to Ruying's story
To Gaze Upon Wicked Gods was very much a prologue to Ruying's story and that's not a bad thing, I'm eager to see what happens next. The world has been in... READ MORE
To Gaze Upon Wicked Gods
Good plot but I thought it wasn’t developed enough
I really liked the plot and the world of this book but thought that it wasn’t explained very well. In this world, magic is pitted against science, the empi... READ MORE
Emma Macmillan