The Kiss of Deception

Deception abounds, and Lia finds herself on the brink of unlocking perilous secrets—even as she finds herself falling in love. The Kiss of Deception is the first book in Mary E. Pearson's Remnant Chronicles.

Author: Mary E. Pearson

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company (BYR)

ISBN: 162779218X

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 496

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In a society steeped in tradition, Princess Lia's life follows a preordained course. As First Daughter, she is expected to have the revered gift of sight—but she doesn't—and she knows her parents are perpetrating a sham when they arrange her marriage to secure an alliance with a neighboring kingdom—to a prince she has never met. On the morning of her wedding, Lia flees to a distant village. She settles into a new life, hopeful when two mysterious and handsome strangers arrive—and unaware that one is the jilted prince and the other an assassin sent to kill her. Deception abounds, and Lia finds herself on the brink of unlocking perilous secrets—even as she finds herself falling in love. The Kiss of Deception is the first book in Mary E. Pearson's Remnant Chronicles.


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Download the first five chapters of The Kiss of Deception, the first book in Mary E. Pearson's Remnant Chronicles.

Author: Mary E. Pearson

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company (BYR)

ISBN: 1627796045

Category: Young Adult Fiction

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Download the first five chapters of The Kiss of Deception, the first book in Mary E. Pearson's Remnant Chronicles. In a society steeped in tradition, Princess Lia's life follows a preordained course. As First Daughter, she is expected to have the revered gift of sight-but she doesn't-and she knows her parents are perpetrating a sham when they arrange her marriage to secure an alliance with a neighboring kingdom-to a prince she has never met. On the morning of her wedding, Lia flees to a distant village. She settles into a new life, hopeful when two mysterious and handsome strangers arrive-and unaware that one is the jilted prince and the other an assassin sent to kill her. Deception abounds, and Lia finds herself on the brink of unlocking perilous secrets-even as she finds herself falling in love.

The Beauty of Darkness

. Pearson's Remnant Chronicles is an epic YA series to get behind.” —Romantic Times on The Beauty of Darkness “Fantastical.” —USA Today for The Kiss of Deception “A sumptuous fantasy.” —Chicago Tribune for The Kiss of ...

Author: Mary E. Pearson

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company (BYR)

ISBN: 1627796525

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 496

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The third and final book in the New York Times-bestselling Remnant Chronicles. Lia has survived Venda—but so has a great evil bent on the destruction of Morrighan. And only Lia can stop it. With war on the horizon, Lia has no choice but to assume her role as First Daughter, as soldier—as leader. While she struggles to reach Morrighan and warn them, she finds herself at cross-purposes with Rafe and suspicious of Kaden, who has hunted her down. In this heart-stopping conclusion to the Remnant Chronicles trilogy that started with The Kiss of Deception and The Heart of Betrayal, traitors must be rooted out, sacrifices must be made, and impossible odds must be overcome as the future of every kingdom hangs in the balance. New York Times-bestselling author Mary E. Pearson's combination of intrigue, suspense, romance, and action makes this a riveting YA page-turner for teens. Read all of The Remnant Chronicles: The Kiss of Deception The Heart of Betrayal The Beauty of Darkness Praise for The Remnant Chronicles: A New York Times Bestselling Series “Readers will be gripping pages from the nerve-wracking start through the heart-stopping ending. . . . Pearson's Remnant Chronicles is an epic YA series to get behind.” —Romantic Times on The Beauty of Darkness “Fantastical.” —USA Today for The Kiss of Deception “A sumptuous fantasy.” —Chicago Tribune for The Kiss of Deception “In The Kiss of Deception, a new realm is masterfully created, featuring court intrigue, feuding nations, breathtaking landscapes, and the gift of sight. Fans of the Game of Thrones series will enjoy the magic and fantasy in this timeless dystopian world.” —VOYA for The Kiss of Deception

The Kiss of Deception

In a society steeped in tradition, Princess Lia's life follows a preordained course.

Author: Mary E. Pearson

Publisher:

ISBN: 9781250209467

Category: Assassins

Page: 489

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In a society steeped in tradition, Princess Lia's life follows a preordained course. As First Daughter, she is expected to have the revered gift of sight, but she does not. She knows her parents are perpetrating a sham when they arrange her marriage to a prince she has never met in order to secure an alliance with a neighboring kingdom. On the morning of her wedding, Lia flees to a distant village. She settles into a new life, intrigued when two mysterious and handsome strangers arrive, and unaware that one is the jilted prince and the other an assassin sent to kill her. Deceptions swirl and Lia finds herself on the brink of unlocking perilous secrets, even as she finds herself falling in love.

The Heart of Betrayal

The Heart of Betrayal by Mary E. Pearson drives up the stakes and the romance, and will leave readers desperate to read book three in the Remnant Chronicles, The Beauty of Darkness. “It’s rare that the second book in a series is as ...

Author: Mary E. Pearson

Publisher: Square Fish

ISBN: 9781250080028

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 496

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The thrilling, New York Times–bestselling sequel to The Kiss of Deception Held captive in the barbarian kingdom of Venda, Lia and Rafe have little chance of escape. Desperate to save her life, Lia's erstwhile assassin, Kaden, has told the Vendan Komizar that she has the gift, and the Komizar's interest in Lia is greater than anyone could have foreseen. Meanwhile, nothing is straightforward: There’s Rafe, who lied to Lia but has sacrificed his freedom to protect her; Kaden, who meant to assassinate her but has now saved her life; and the Vendans, whom Lia always believed to be barbarians. Now that she lives among them, however, she realizes that may be far from the truth. Wrestling with her upbringing, her gift, and her sense of self, Lia must make powerful choices that will affect her country . . . and her own destiny. The Heart of Betrayal by Mary E. Pearson drives up the stakes and the romance, and will leave readers desperate to read book three in the Remnant Chronicles, The Beauty of Darkness. “It’s rare that the second book in a series is as good—or perhaps better—than the first, but that’s the case here.” —Booklist, starred review, for The Heart of Betrayal “A heart-pounding sequel that fantasy fans will appreciate.” —School Library Journal for The Heart of Betrayal “Fantastical.” —USA Today for The Kiss of Deception “A sumptuous fantasy.” —Chicago Tribune for The Kiss of Deception “In The Kiss of Deception, a new realm is masterfully created, featuring court intrigue, feuding nations, breathtaking landscapes, and the gift of sight. Fans of the Game of Thrones series will enjoy the magic and fantasy in this timeless dystopian world.” —VOYA for The Kiss of Deception "Pearson (the Jenna Fox Chronicles) is off to an extraordinary start with her fantasy series, the Remnant Chronicles, creating an alluring world and romance that's ideal for fans of Kristin Cashore and Megan Whalen Turner." —Publishers Weekly for The Kiss of Deception


Generous Me

An older sister lists all the things she would willingly share with her younger sister, such as her broccoli and her chores.

Author: Mary E. Pearson

Publisher: Childrens Press

ISBN: 9780516222530

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 31

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An older sister lists all the things she would willingly share with her younger sister, such as her broccoli and her chores.

Pickles in My Soup

A girl loves to eat pickles in all kinds of unusual combinations.

Author: Mary E. Pearson

Publisher: Childrens Press

ISBN: 9780516216362

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 31

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A girl loves to eat pickles in all kinds of unusual combinations.

Where Is Max

When the class gerbil escapes from his cage, the children look everywhere for it and find a way to get it to return home.

Author: Mary E. Pearson

Publisher: Childrens Press

ISBN: 9780516220192

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 23

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When the class gerbil escapes from his cage, the children look everywhere for it and find a way to get it to return home.

Dance of Thieves

Fans will thrill at these newest protagonists, especially the women warriors, who are equal partners in the play for power." —Publishers Weekly "This novel has it all—romance, conflict, danger, and humor.

Author: Mary E. Pearson

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company (BYR)

ISBN: 1250159024

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 496

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A stunning new young adult adventure set in the kingdoms of the Remnant, by the author of the New York Times-bestselling Remnant Chronicles and the Jenna Fox Chronicles. A formidable outlaw family that claims to be the first among nations. A son destined to lead, thrust suddenly into power. Three fierce young women of the Rahtan, the queen's premier guard. A legendary street thief leading a mission, determined to prove herself. A dark secret that is a threat to the entire continent. When outlaw leader meets reformed thief, a cat-and-mouse game of false moves ensues, bringing them intimately together in a battle that may cost them their lives—and their hearts. The Remnant Chronicles The Beauty of Darkness The Heart of Betrayal The Kiss of Deception Praise for Dance of Thieves: "Pearson is a gifted storyteller and spinner of eminently satisfying romances and fantasy. Fans will thrill at these newest protagonists, especially the women warriors, who are equal partners in the play for power." —Publishers Weekly "This novel has it all—romance, conflict, danger, and humor. A must-have for all fantasy YA shelves." — School Library Journal

The Adoration of Jenna Fox

A 17-year-old girl wakes from a year-long coma and is told her name is Jenna Fox.

Author: Mary Pearson

Publisher: Walker

ISBN: 9781406323016

Category: Accident victims

Page: 259

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A 17-year-old girl wakes from a year-long coma and is told her name is Jenna Fox. She doesn't remember the accident; she doesn't remember her life; she doesn't remember herself. Her parents show her home movies of her past, but is she really the same girl she sees on the screen?

The Heart of Betrayal

Held captive in the barbarian kingdom of Venda, Lia and Rafe have little chance of escape.

Author: Mary E. Pearson

Publisher:

ISBN: 9781484489420

Category:

Page: 496

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Held captive in the barbarian kingdom of Venda, Lia and Rafe have little chance of escape. Desperate to save her life, Lia's erstwhile assassin, Kaden, has told the Vendan Komizar that she has the gift, and the Komizar's interest in Lia is greater th

Scribbler of Dreams

Kaitlin Malone hates the Crutchfields.

Author: Mary E. Pearson

Publisher: Ingram

ISBN: 9780152166625

Category: Honesty

Page: 223

View: 618

Kaitlin Malone hates the Crutchfields. Her family has feuded with them for generations, and now her dad is in jail for killing one of them. This legacy of hatred has never been questioned--until Kaitlin falls for a Crutchfield boy. As if that's not bad enough, that boy is the son of the man her father murdered.

Fast Dan

Dan does everything quickly, except when it is time to go to bed.

Author: Mary E. Pearson

Publisher: Childrens Press

ISBN: 9780516222394

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 31

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Dan does everything quickly, except when it is time to go to bed.

I Can Do It All

When a boy goes to the library, he realizes he can pretend to be and to do anything by reading books.

Author: Mary E. Pearson

Publisher: Childrens Press

ISBN: 9780516222400

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 31

View: 216

When a boy goes to the library, he realizes he can pretend to be and to do anything by reading books.

David V God

Certain that his death was a mistake, wise guy David James finds himself teamed up with the "Queen of the Nerds" from his high school in preparation for a debate with God.

Author: Mary E. Pearson

Publisher: Harcourt Childrens Books

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 132

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Certain that his death was a mistake, wise guy David James finds himself teamed up with the "Queen of the Nerds" from his high school in preparation for a debate with God.

Fox Forever

Before he can start a life with Jenna, seventeen-year-old Locke, who was brought back to life in a newly bioengineered body after an accident destroyed his body 260 years ago, must do a favor for the resistance movement opposing the ...

Author: Mary E. Pearson

Publisher:

ISBN: 9781484421062

Category: Bioethics

Page: 290

View: 230

Before he can start a life with Jenna, seventeen-year-old Locke, who was brought back to life in a newly bioengineered body after an accident destroyed his body 260 years ago, must do a favor for the resistance movement opposing the nightmarish medic

A Room on Lorelei Street

To escape a miserable existence taking care of her alcoholic mother, seventeen-year-old Zoe rents a room from an eccentric woman, but her earnings as a waitress after school are minimal and she must go to extremes to cover expenses.

Author: Mary E. Pearson

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 9780805076677

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 266

View: 769

To escape a miserable existence taking care of her alcoholic mother, seventeen-year-old Zoe rents a room from an eccentric woman, but her earnings as a waitress after school are minimal and she must go to extremes to cover expenses.

The Miles Between

The Miles Between explores the wonder and magic of a very real world where chance, mystery, and secrets abound.

Author: Mary E. Pearson

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company (BYR)

ISBN: 9780805088281

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 272

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Destiny Faraday makes a point of keeping her distance from her classmates at Hedgebrook Academy. Her number-one rule: Don’t get attached. But one day, unexpectedly finding a car at their disposal, Destiny and three of her classmates embark on an unauthorized road trip. They’re searching for one fair day—a day where the good guy wins and everything adds up to something just and right. Their destination: Langdon, a town that Destiny’s unsuspecting companions hope will hold simply a day of fun. But, as Destiny says, “Things are not always what they seem.” Only she knows that Langdon holds far more than that—a deep secret she has never shared with anyone. The Miles Between explores the wonder and magic of a very real world where chance, mystery, and secrets abound.