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Black Wings Beating

CRITICS HAVE SAID

  • *ALA Rainbow List Selection*

    “[London] gives us a brilliantly crafted high fantasy about a society in which survival depends on falconry; even bird haters will be spellbound . . . Black Wings Beating is its own wondrous thing.”
  • — The New York Times Book ReviewBlack Wings Beating gives us irresistible, complex characters in a propulsive, adventure-filled story, pulling off the rare trick of leaving its readers satisfied but undeniably excited for a second volume.”
  • — NBC’s TODAY Show“London’s world-building is exceptional, and the story has twists and turns to keep readers engaged. VERDICT A well-crafted fantasy featuring diverse characters, this book is a strong selection for all libraries serving teens.”
  • — School Library Journal, starred review

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