Introducing Julie Dao and her debut novel, Forest of a A Thousand Lanterns!
It's a new take on the classic rise of the Evil Queen. Think Snow White and the Huntsman meets Game of Thrones in this dark and mystical East Asian fantasy about one peasant girl's quest to become Empress. Fans of Heartless, Stealing Snow, and Red Queen will devour this stunning debut. Set in an East Asian-inspired fantasy world filled with both breathtaking pain and beauty, Forest of a Thousand Lanterns is a stunning fantasy complete with magic, rich details, heartbreaking romance, and a world that hangs in the balance.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR CURATOR
Julie C. Dao is a proud Vietnamese-American who was born in upstate New York. She studied medicine in college, but came to realize blood and needles were her Kryptonite. By day, she worked in science news and research; by night, she wrote books about heroines unafraid to fight for their dreams, which inspired her to follow her passion of becoming a published author. Forest of a Thousand Lanterns is her debut novel. Julie lives in New England.