"Set in a world of warrior queens and their fierce phoenixes, Nicki Pau Preto's CROWN OF FEATHERS is absolutely unforgettable. It draws you in with the first flaming feather and doesn't let go. Fans of magical creatures, get in line, because I haven't loved a phoenix this much since Dumbledore's Fawkes. This is an instant favorite."
– Kendare Blake, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Three Dark Crowns series
"A fierce and incendiary tale of warrior women, sisterhood, and the choices that define us, all set in a soaring new world that readers will fall in love with. I couldn’t put it down."
– Lisa Maxwell, New York Times bestselling author of the Last Magician series
"A beautifully told story about justice, sisterhood, and warrior women. This richly woven world had me turning pages well into the night. Nicki Pau Preto is one to watch!"
– Shea Ernshaw, New York Times bestselling author of THE WICKED DEEP
"The unique and imaginative world of the Phoenix Riders had my rapt attention from the first sentence. Nicki Pau Preto is a bright new talent, and I can't wait to read more!"
– Morgan Rhodes, New York Times Bestselling author of the Falling Kingdoms series
Crown of Feathers is a feast of magic, action, and romance. An immersive, deeply satisfying fantasy that will stay with you long after the story is finished. Nicki Pau Preto is an author to watch!
– From Elly Blake, New York Times Bestselling author of FROSTBLOOD
"This is a new twist on fantasy favorites, and Pau Preto’s first novel is as ambitious as it is lyrical."
– Booklist, Nov 1, 2018
"An action-packed adventure that will leave fans of epic fantasies eager to find out more."
– School Library Journal, December 2018
"The well-paced plot is chock-full of shocking revelations, betrayals, and moments of empowerment in the face of adversity that give this novel an epic scope and set up the beginning of a promising book series."
– BCCB, January 2019
"Crown of Feathers is epic in the truest sense...it's the perfect series kickoff."
– Quill and Quire