The Girl King / by Mimi Yu.
By: Yu, Mimi [author.].Material type: BookPublisher: New York : Bloomsbury, 2018Description: 488 pages ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9781473223110; 9781681198897 ; 1681198894 .Subject(s): Inheritance and succession -- Teen fiction | Princesses -- Teen fiction | Magic -- Teen fiction | Shapeshifting -- Teen fictionGenre/Form: Fantasy fiction. | Young adult fiction.DDC classification: [Fic] Summary: When their father names a male cousin as next ruler of the Empire of the First Flame, Lu must go on the run to reclaim her birthright, leaving her younger, timid sister, Min, to discover her own hidden power.
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|Teen Fiction||Hāwera LibraryPlus Teen||Teen Fiction||YU (Browse shelf)||Checked out||10/05/2019||i2185940|
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<p> Two sisters become unwitting rivals in a war to claim the title of Emperor in this sweeping tale of ambition, sacrifice and betrayal for readers of Tomi Adeyemi, Kendare Blake and Samantha Shannon. <br> <br> All hail the Girl King </p> <p>Sisters Lu and Min have always known their places as princesses of the empire. Lu is destined to become the first female emperor, while Min is resigned to a life in her shadow. When their father declares their male cousin heir instead, his betrayal throws both their lives into chaos.</p> <p>Determined to reclaim her birthright, Lu must flee the court in search of an ally. Her quest leads her to Nokhai, the last surviving wolf shapeshifter. After years in hiding, Nok is forced into an uneasy alliance with the girl whose family killed everyone he ever loved. Now they need an army to take back the throne.</p> <p>Left alone in the volatile court, Min's hidden power awakens. It's a forbidden, deadly magic that could secure Set's reign . . . or allow Min to claim the throne herself.</p> <p>But there can only be one emperor, and the sisters' greatest enemy could turn out to be each other . . .</p>
When their father names a male cousin as next ruler of the Empire of the First Flame, Lu must go on the run to reclaim her birthright, leaving her younger, timid sister, Min, to discover her own hidden power.