As a Graceling, one of the few individuals in her country born with an exceptional talent, Katsa has been able to murder a man with just her bare hands since she was eight years old. She ought should be able to enjoy a life of privilege as the king’s niece, but because of her propensity for murder, she must serve as the monarch’s bodyguard.
Author: Abbi Glines
Here are our personal top picks of other good romance books like Graceling that will surely get you hooked. Hope you’ll find a good fit to your taste!
(1) Grave Mercy
Ismae, a 17-year-old, flees the violence of an arranged marriage and seeks refuge in the monastery of St. Mortain, where the nuns continue to worship ancient gods. Here, she discovers that the deity of Death Himself has bestowed upon her a violent destiny and a set of frightening powers. She will receive assassination training and work as Death’s handmaiden if she choose to remain at the monastery. She must take other people’s lives in order to claim her new life.
Author: Robin LaFevers
(2) The Golden Enclaves
What you’ll do after leaving the school is the one topic you never discuss while there. Even the wealthiest enclaver wouldn’t tempt fate in such a manner. But it’s all we dream about: the hideously slim chance we’ll survive to make it out the gates and improbably find ourselves with a life ahead of us, a life outside the Scholomance halls.
Author: Naomi Novik
(3) Jane, Unlimited
Jane was raised by her recently deceased aunt Magnolia, who she relied on to make every day an adventure, leading a mostly routine life. Jane can’t find Aunt Magnolia without her. So when a wealthy, snobby, and gorgeous acquaintance from years ago asks Jane to go with her to a banquet at the opulent island home known as Tu Reviens, Jane is quickly swept away.
Author: Kristin Cashore
(4) The Girl of Fire and Thorns
On the day of her sixteenth birthday, she officially married a worldly, attractive king whose nation is in upheaval. A king who wants her to be the preferred candidate and not a dud princess.
Author: Rae Carson
(5) The Prison Healer
When the Rebel Queen is apprehended, Kiva is tasked with keeping the dying queen alive long enough for her to go through the Trial by Ordeal, which pits criminals against the rigors of air, fire, water, and earth.
Author: Lynette Noni
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