The Grace of Kings (Dandelion Dynasty #1) (Paperback)
Dive into an epic fantasy tale written by Ken Liu! Grace of Kings is the first installment of Liu's first series, and it sets up a beautiful and exciting adventure. Kuni Garu, a charming bandit, and fearless Mata Zyndu, the son of a deposed duke, are opposites working together for a common cause – to overthrow the emperor. Liu's debut novel was hailed as one of the best books of 2015 by NPR. If you love Game of Thrones and The Lord of the Rings, then you'll quickly fall in love with Liu's fantasy world.— From Melissa's Picks
Two men rebel together against tyranny--and then become rivals--in this first sweeping book of an epic fantasy series from Ken Liu, recipient of Hugo, Nebula, and World Fantasy awards. Hailed as one of the best books of 2015 by NPR. Wily, charming Kuni Garu, a bandit, and stern, fearless Mata Zyndu, the son of a deposed duke, seem like polar opposites. Yet, in the uprising against the emperor, the two quickly become the best of friends after a series of adventures fighting against vast conscripted armies, silk-draped airships, and shapeshifting gods. Once the emperor has been overthrown, however, they each find themselves the leader of separate factions--two sides with very different ideas about how the world should be run and the meaning of justice. Fans of intrigue, intimate plots, and action will find a new series to embrace in the Dandelion Dynasty.