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The Fragile Threads of Power (Signed)

The Fragile Threads of Power (Signed)

Current price: $29.99
Publication Date: September 26th, 2023
Tor Books

Like all of Schwab’s books, this will draw you in and dazzle you with her worldbuilding and characters, and keep you on the edge of your seat. A spectacular addition to the world of the Shades of Magic series!

Melissa Fox, Watermark Books & Cafe, Wichita, KS
October 2023 Indie Next List


Every purchase of a signed copy of The Fragile Threads of Power from our store will come with a limited edition bookmark. One side has the cover image, the author's name, as well as the tagline, "Once Broken, Soon repaired."



A hand holding a bookmark with a holographic background. The background is various shades of pink, orange, and red. The person is cloaked and both person and cloak are in blue with some darker areas of shading. When moved, it shows the person doing magic, as seen by a white/silver smoke spiral.


About the Author

VICTORIA “V. E.” SCHWAB is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of more than twenty books, including the acclaimed Shades universe, the Villains series, the City of Ghosts series, Gallant and the international bestseller The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue. Her work has received critical acclaim, been translated into over two dozen languages, and optioned for television and film. First Kill – a YA vampire series based on Schwab’s short story of the same name – is now a Netflix series. When not haunting Paris streets or trudging up English hillsides, she lives in Edinburgh, Scotland, and is usually tucked in the corner of a coffee shop, dreaming up monsters.

Praise for The Fragile Threads of Power (Signed)

“Schwab's visceral, engrossing writing style delivers an unputdownable yarn once again."—

“A delightfully nostalgic addition to the world V.E. Schwab has created that still keeps things fresh with the introduction of new characters and the promise of more story to come.”—Polygon

“Wake up bestie, the first installment of a new fantasy series set in the world of V.E. Schwab’s A Darker Shade of Magic, is about to drop—and it’s one that longtime readers and new fans can both dive right into.” —Paste Magazine

“Returning to the world of her fantastic A Darker Shade of Magic and its sequels, Schwab gives readers more of everything they love about that series: dynamic, unconventional characters; suspenseful plots; rich worldbuilding; and compelling relationships…Schwab’s pacing is confident, assured, and the book weaves a masterful spell on the reader. A delicious treat for fans of the Shades of Magic series and a lush, suspenseful fantasy in its own right.” —Kirkus, starred review

“[Schwab] writes with a sense of authority and mischief...The Fragile Threads of Power will entrance and delight fantasy readers everywhere.” —Booklist

“Schwab cleverly builds on her existing worlds, introducing new threats and expanding the magic system. The new characters captivate and the plot twists shock.” —Publishers Weekly

“Schwab at her best. Be ready to fall in love all over again.”—Christina Orlando,

Praise for the Shades of Magic series
“Schwab has given us a gem of a tale that is original in its premise and compelling in its execution. This is a book to treasure.” —Deborah Harkness, New York Times bestselling author, on A Darker Shade of Magic

"Feels like a priceless object, brought from another, better world of fantasy books." —io9 on A Darker Shade of Magic

“Compulsively readable...her characters make the book.” —NPR on A Darker Shade of Magic

"This is how fantasy should be done.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review, on A Gathering of Shadows

Praise for The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue
“Schwab’s page-turner is an achingly poignant romantic fantasy about the desperate desire to make one’s mark on the world.” —, Best LGBT Books of 2020

“One of the most propulsive, compulsive and captivating novels in recent memory.” —Washington Post