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Shades of Magic: The Steel Prince... coming soon!


October 10, 2018: The first issue of Shades of Magic: The Steel Prince, Vol. 1 was released!

September 19, 2018: It was announced that A Gathering of Shadows and A Conjuring of Light will get collector's editions as well! The collector's edition of A Gathering of Shadows will be released on March 19, 2019.

July 10, 2018: The primary cover of the first issue of Shades of Magic: The Steel Prince, Vol. 1 was revealed alongside three sneak peak pages. See them here!

February 13, 2018: A Shades of Magic prequel comic series called Shades of Magic: The Steel Prince was announced. The series will focus on Maxim Maresh, and the first volume is scheduled for October 8, 2018.

December 5, 2017: A Conjuring of Light won the third place in the Goodreads Choice Awards 2017 in the category "Best Fantasy"!

November 30, 2017: V.E. Schwab announced a secret project featuring a young Tieren Serense and Nokil Maresh!

November 14, 2017: A Conjuring of Light was named one of the best Science Fiction and Fantasy books of 2017 from Kirkus Reviews!

October 31, 2017: The collector's edition of A Darker Shade of Magic has been released!

August 29, 2017: Threads of Power, a sequel trilogy to the Shades of Magic, was announced.

March 12, 2017: A Conjuring of Light is 6th on the New York Times Bestseller List for Hardcover Fiction.

February 24, 2017: A Darker Shade of Magic is now getting a movie instead of a TV series!

February 21, 2017: The final book in the Shades of Magic trilogy, A Conjuring of Light has been released!

December 5, 2016: A Gathering of Shadows won second place on the 2016 Goodreads Choice Awards for Fantasy.

February 3, 2016: A Darker Shade of Magic is getting a TV series! Schwab, herself, is set to write the pilot.

Are you excited for the new series, Threads of Power?

The poll was created at 16:38 on November 11, 2017, and so far 64 people voted.
V.E. Schwab has announced a prequel series (in comic form!). Should she take a nap?

The poll was created at 10:34 on February 14, 2018, and so far 23 people voted.

But the thing about people, Kell had discovered, is that they didn't really want to know. They thought they did, but knowing only made them miserable.

Kell Maresh, A Darker Shade of Magic, IV: White Throne, I


Did you know...

... that Alucard Emery is not a vampire and that V.E. Schwab did not know "Alucard" was "Dracula" backwards when she named him?