Preorder A Signed Copy of Adrienne Young's Fable, & More!

Fable: from the author of Sky in the Deep and The Girl the Sea Gave Back comes the start of a new fanasy duology. For ages 12 and up.

Pre-order with us to receive a signed, personalized copy of Fable!  For personalization use the order comments field to provide the name to which the book should be autographed.  Adrienne will also sign or personalize copies of her previous two books, Sky in the Deep (now in paperback) and The Girl The Sea Gave Back (a paperback which will be available by her launch).

Malaprop's is also pleased to host a virtual launch for Fable on Tuesday, September 1 at 6 PM ET. Click here to sign up to receive an email with the link required to attend online. 

The NY Times bestselling author of Sky in the Deep starts a new fantasy duology in Fable. Welcome to a world made dangerous by the sea and by those who wish to profit from it, where a young girl must find her place while trying to survive in a world built for men. As the daughter of the most powerful trader in the Narrows, the sea is the only home seventeen-year-old Fable has ever known. It’s been four years since the night she watched her mother drown during an unforgiving storm. The next day her father abandoned her on a legendary island filled with thieves and little food. To survive, she must keep to herself, learn to trust no one and rely on the unique skills her mother taught her. The only thing that keeps her going is the goal of getting off the island, finding her father, and demanding her rightful place beside him and his crew. To do so, Fable enlists the help of a young trader named West to get her off the island and across the Narrows to her father.

"A dark maritime fantasy...immersive...and rich in sensory details. For readers who can’t get enough of strong female protagonists..." — Kirkus Reviews

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Adrienne Young is a born and bred Texan turned California girl, soon to turn into a Carolina girl. She is a foodie with a deep love of history and travel and a shameless addiction to coffee. When she’s not writing, you can find her on her yoga mat, scouring antique fairs for old books, sipping wine over long dinners, or disappearing into her favorite art museums. She lives with her documentary filmmaker husband and their four little wildlings.

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Fable: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250254368
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Wednesday Books - September 1st, 2020

Sky in the Deep (Sky and Sea #1) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250168467
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Wednesday Books - April 2nd, 2019

The Girl the Sea Gave Back: A Novel (Sky and Sea #2) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250168498
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Wednesday Books - August 4th, 2020