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We All Fall Down

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The first book in a dark fantasy YA duology by Rose Szabo, the author of What Big Teeth, about the power and danger of stories and the untold costs of keeping magic alive, perfect for fans of Rory Power and Marie Rutkoski.

In River City, where magic used to thrive and is now fading, the witches who once ruled the city along with their powerful King have become all but obsolete. The city's crumbling government is now controlled primarily by the new university and teaching hospital, which has grown to take over half of the city.

Moving between the decaying Old City and the ruthless New, four young queer people

About the Author

Rose Szabo is the author of What Big Teeth and We All Fall Down, the first book in the River City duology #1. A nonbinary writer from Richmond, VA, they live with an assortment of people and animals. They have an MA in English from the University of Maine and an MFA in creative writing from VCU.

"Unlike anything I've ever read. Szabo has given us a brutal and visceral world, filled with characters who shine the light in the darkest corners of our hearts. Glorious and achingly real, you won't want to leave it behind." --Heather Walter, author of Malice

"We All Fall Down by Rose Szabo is a unique dark fantasy where science and magic coexist in an intricate game of cat and mouse. With a diverse cast of characters and prose that is equally gorgeous and haunting, We All Fall Down doesn't shy away from exploring the dark underbelly of society, humans, and creatures alike." --Aiden Thomas, two-time New York Times bestselling author of Cemetery Boys and Lost in the Never Woods

Praise for What Big Teeth:

A Strand YA Book of the Month

With a layered mystery, a haunting setting, and thrilling tension, What Big Teeth has an otherness to it that pulls you in and forces you to keep reading. --Tricia Levenseller, Publisher's Weekly-bestselling author of The Shadows Between Us

Deliciously gothic and wonderfully creepy. --The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, STARRED REVIEW

... one part haunting mystery, one part dark fantasy ... This darkly thrilling gothic fantasy will appeal to fans of Karen McManus and Maggie Stiefvater alike. --School Library Journal

A tale so gorgeously twisty, it'll turn you inside out. --Tor.com

Gazes into [the] darkness to face the monster that dwells within. --NPR Books

A complete ghostly chill that deserves ten stars. --The Nerd Daily

Has bite--and will leave you feeling dazed. -- Forever YA

A hauntingly thrilling read. --The Lineup

A fascinating debut. --PopSugar

[An] inventive concept. --Den of Geek

Not your typical YA fantasy. --Culturess

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr)
Pub date: jun 07, 2022
416 pages
Format: Hardcover