Sarah Porter is the author of the hotly anticipated Vassa in the Night! (Sept. 2016) Enter below for a chance to win one of three sets of books—and the grand prize winner will win a visit from Sarah!
Sarah Porter is a writer, artist, and creative writing teacher who lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two cats. You can find her on her blog (Sarahporterbooks.com), on Twitter (@sarahporterbook), and on Facebook.
Vassa in the Night is a modern retelling of the Russian folktale “Vassilissa the Beautiful” and is a perfect next read for fans of Leigh Bardugo, Catherynne Valente, and Kendare Blake. It has garnered starred reviews from Booklist, Kirkus Reviews, and School Library Journal.
“In this urban-fantasy take on the Russian folk tale “Vassilissa the Beautiful,” Porter weaves folk motifs into a beautiful and gripping narrative filled with magic, hope, loss, and triumph. An enthralling, magic-tinged read about home, family, love, and belonging.” —Kirkus Reviews, starred review
“Bizarre, beautiful, and richly imagined. Sarah Porter weaves a dark, thoroughly modern fairytale crackling with wit and magical mayhem that would make Baba Yaga proud.”
—Leigh Bardugo, New York Times bestselling author of the Grisha trilogy and the Six of Crows series
“Inventive, darkly magical and beautifully written, it will stay with me for a long time.”
—Kendare Blake, author of Anna Dressed in Blood and The Goddess War trilogy
“[E]lements of traditional horror blend well with high-concept fantasy in this surprising and engaging tale.” —School Library Journal, starred review