Sabaa Tahir Inks Deal With Razorbill

By Maryann Yin 

An Ember in the Ashes (GalleyCat)Young adult writer Sabaa Tahir has landed a deal with Penguin Young Readers Group. The Razorbill imprint will publish Tahir’s sequel for An Ember in the Ashes.

The company executives have ordered a first printing of 250,000 copies for this book. The release date has been tentatively scheduled for April 2016.

Here’s more from the press release: “In her next novel, Tahir takes readers into the heart of the ruthless Martial Empire as Laia and Elias fight their way north to liberate Laia’s brother from prison. Hunted by Empire soldiers and haunted by the events of An Ember in the Ashes, Laia and Elias must outwit their enemies and confront the treacherousness of their own hearts.”