Sylfor Kint is a dreadful poet. Perhaps that wouldn't matter if she didn't live in Eastland, where poetry makes the world go round. Shunned by her family for her lack of verse, Sylfor finds solace in exploring the ground, a forbidden adventure among the treefolk. But her adventure to the Wish-Giver's hut turns sour when her eagle companion is ensnared. Without poetry, can she be of any help?
Kiram Kir-Zaki may be considered a mechanist prodigy among his own people, but when he becomes the first Haldiim ever admitted to the prestigious Sagrada Academy, he is thrown into a world where power, superstition and swordplay outweigh even the most scholarly of achievements.
Winter and Arden Allister are two teenage sisters who've just moved from Memphis to San Francisco. When Winter starts having problems with a boy at school and Arden continues to suffer inexplicable and terrifying blackouts, each girl must tease loose a separate thread of fate from their interwoven, close-knit identity as sisters in order to unravel the arcane mystery of who they really are.