We Rule the Night

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Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, Apr 2, 2019 - Young Adult Fiction - 400 pages
Two girls use forbidden magic to fly and fight--for their country and for themselves--in this riveting debut that's part Shadow and Bone, part Code Name Verity.

Seventeen-year-old Revna is a factory worker, manufacturing war machines for the Union of the North. When she's caught using illegal magic, she fears being branded a traitor and imprisoned. Meanwhile, on the front lines, Linné defied her father, a Union general, and disguised herself as a boy to join the army. They're both offered a reprieve from punishment if they use their magic in a special women's military flight unit and undertake terrifying, deadly missions under cover of darkness. Revna and Linné can hardly stand to be in the same cockpit, but if they can't fly together, and if they can't find a way to fly well, the enemy's superior firepower will destroy them--if they don't destroy each other first.

We Rule the Night is a fiercely compelling story about sacrifice, complicated friendships, and survival against impossible odds.

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User Review  - Herenya - LibraryThing

This feels like Bartlett read Elizabeth Wein’s books about young pilots in WWII and thought Yes, but where is the magic? However, it’s more likely she was inspired by the German’s nickname for Soviet ... Read full review

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User Review  - krau0098 - LibraryThing

I believe this is a stand alone book. I got it through the Amazon Vine program to review. I enjoyed the beginning of the book and thought it showed promise, but the story just moved way too slow for ... Read full review

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About the author (2019)

Claire Eliza Bartlett grew up in Colorado. She studied history and archaeology and spent time in Switzerland and Wales before settling in Denmark for good. She is the author of We Rule the Night and The Winter Duke. When not at her computer telling mostly fictional stories, she works as a tour guide in Copenhagen, telling stories that are (mostly) true. Claire invites you to visit her online at authorclaire.com.