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Thu, Apr 25

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Leon Valley Public Library

April Young Adult Book Club

Our April book pick is The Scarlet Alchemist by Kylie Lee Baker. It's Book 1 of her new series. We hope to see you at the Teen Book Club! Pick up your copy today at the LVPL front desk. (While Supplies Last)

April Young Adult Book Club
April Young Adult Book Club

Time & Location

Apr 25, 2024, 6:00 PM

Leon Valley Public Library, 6425 Evers Rd, Leon Valley, TX 78238, USA

About the Event

"Zilan dreams of becoming a royal alchemist, of providing for her family by making alchemical gold and gems for the wealthy to eat in order to stay young forever. But for now, she’s trapped in her impoverished village in southern China, practicing an illegal form of alchemy to keep food on the table—resurrecting the dead, for a price. When Zilan finally has the chance to complete her imperial exams, she ventures to the capital to compete against the best alchemists in the country in tasks she’ll be lucky to survive, let alone pass. On top of that, her reputation for raising the dead has followed her to the capital, and the Crown Prince himself seeks out her help, suspecting a coming assassination attempt. The more Zilan succeeds in her alchemy, the more she gets caught in the dangerous political games of the royal family. There are monsters lurking within the palace walls, and it’s only a matter of time before they—and secrets of Zilan’s past—catch up with her."

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