Ninth House (Alex Stern #1) by Leigh Bardugo
From Flatiron Books:
The brilliant, fantastical adult debut from #1 New York Times bestselling author Leigh Bardugo.
NINTH HOUSE is the mesmerizing adult debut by the beloved author of SHADOW AND BONE and CROOKED KINGDOM. Leigh Bardugo will take her place alongside Lev Grossman, Deborah Harkness, and Neil Gaiman as one of the finest practitioners of adult fantasy writing today.
Praise for Leigh Bardugo
"A master of fantasy." — The Huffington Post
"Utterly, extremely bewitching." —The Guardian
"The best magic universe since Harry Potter." —Bustle
This is what fantasy is for." —The New York Times Book Review
"[A] world that feels real enough to have its own passport stamp." —NPR
"The darker it gets for the good guys, the better." —Entertainment Weekly
"Sultry, sweeping and picturesque. . . . Impossible to put down." —USA Today
"There's a level of emotional and historical sophistication within Bardugo's original epic fantasy that sets it apart." —Vanity Fair