ROYAL BASTARDS by Andrew Shvarts is the first book in an adventure fantasy for teens.
The castle is filled with illegitimate children of the nobles including Tillandra. Along with half-brother and stable-hand Jax, Tilla becomes part of an unexpected adventure when a visiting princess named Lyriana decides to befriend her. The teens must run for their lives when a brutal coup threatens to cause civil war. The group must work together to survive and stop the war.
Librarians will find this young adult fantasy adventure a hit with teens. Readers will immediately connect with this raucous group of outcasts with a mission.
Published by Disney-Hyperion on May 20, 2017. ARC courtesy of the publishers.