Elizabeth Lim grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area, where she was raised on a hearty diet of fairy tales, myths, and songs. Before becoming an author, Elizabeth was a professional film and video game composer, and she still tends to come up with her best book ideas while writing near a piano. An alumna of Harvard College and the Juilliard School, she now resides in New York with her husband and two daughters. Other books by Elizabeth include Spin the Dawn and Unravel the Dusk, the New York Times bestseller So This is Love, and Reflection.
** PRAISE FOR ELIZABETH LIM ** A dazzling fairy tale full of breathtaking storytelling * Stephanie Garber, Sunday Times bestselling author of Caraval * This is a gem for all lovers of whimsical fantasy! * Natasha Ngan, New York Times bestselling author of Girls of Paper and Fire * What an amazing creation! Every time I thought I knew where it was going, I was wrong. This is a white-knuckle read! * Tamora Pierce, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Tempests and Slaughter * A resilient heroine, a cast of imaginative characters, and creative plot turns make this gem of a novel sparkle * Stacey Lee, award-winning author of The Downstairs Girl * This book is magic! * Kristin Cashore, New York Times bestselling author of Graceling * A must-read for lovers of folkloric fantasy, told with flair and originality. Readers will be captivated by Shiori's journey * Juliet Marillier, award-winning author of Sevenwaters and Wildwood Dancing * A princess with a secret, forbidden magic, betrothals gone awry-Six Crimson Cranes is an unputdownable, sweeping fairytale that thrills as much as it delights. Lim is a master storyteller which is apparent with every magical turn of the page. * Kerri Maniscalco, #1 NYT bestselling author of Kingdom of the Wicked * Six Crimson Cranes is a true fairy tale adventure with a vividly drawn world, a lovable and dynamic heroine, and a complex wicked stepmother. With her skillful combination of folklore and surprising plot twists, Elizabeth Lim takes readers on a captivating and wholly original journey * Melissa Bashardoust, author of Girl, Serpent, Thorn * An addictive magical adventure * School Library Journal * Sure to delight even the most jaded of fantasy readers * NPR * Elizabeth Lim is such an incredible storyteller . . . This amazing story will leave you breathless and aching to keep reading it long after you've finished * The Nerd Daily *