All the Windwracked Stars

By Elizabeth Bear,

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It all began with Ragnarok, with the Children of the Light and the Tarniished Ones battling to the death in the ice and the dark. At the end of the long battle, one Valkyrie survived, and one valraven - the steeds of the Valkyrie. Because they lived, Valdyrgard was not…

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1 author picked All the Windwracked Stars as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

I loved the use of Norse mythology and culture in this book, which is the first in a series. Once again I was enveloped in marvelous world-building and a society from Earth that both transformed and stayed the same, light years away from where it originated. It's full of beautiful language and astounding images. Many stories are described as "epic," but this one truly is. I also like how it's sometimes difficult to tell the heroes from the villains because the characters are all so well-rounded.

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