Celebrating Young Adult fiction by UK authors

The Wind on Fire trilogy by William Nicholson

“I hate school! I hate ratings! I won’t reach higher! I won’t strive harder! I won’t make tomorrow better than today!”

In the walled city of Aramanth, exams are everything — not only for children, but for whole families. When Kestrel Hath dares to rebel, the Chief Examiner humiliates her father and sentences the family to the harshest punishment.

Desperate to save them, Kestrel discovers that life in Aramanth was once different — and if she can find the secret of the Wind Singer, maybe life can change for the better once more. So she and her twin brother, Bowman, set out on a terrifying journey — to the true source of the evil that grips Aramanth…

Read more about the trilogy at William’s website

The Wind on Fire trilogy is on our UKYA Top 100 list.

Author: K

YA writer. Voracious reader. Feminist. Home educator. Addicted to tea and Twitter.

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