All of Our Demise (All of Us Villains #2) (Hardcover)
September/October 2022 Kids Indie Next List
“...Wow. That’s all that I could muster when I finished this book. A true page-turner full of the biggest amount of twists and knives-to-your-gut I’ve ever read. It’s dark and twisted and gripping, and completely flabergasting.”
— Valeria Salas Ibarra, Front Street Books, Alpine, TX
All of Our Demise is the epic conclusion to Amanda Foody and C. L. Herman’s New York Times bestselling All of Us Villains duology.
“I feel like I should warn you: this is going to be absolutely brutal.”
For the first time in this ancient, bloodstained story, the tournament is breaking. The boundaries between the city of Ilvernath and the arena have fallen. Reporters swarm the historic battlegrounds. A dead boy now lives again. And a new champion has entered the fray, one who seeks to break the curse for good... no matter how many lives are sacrificed in the process.
As the curse teeters closer and closer to collapse, the surviving champions each face a choice: dismantle the tournament piece by piece, or fight to the death as this story was always intended.
Long-held alliances will be severed. Hearts will break. Lives will end. Because a tale as wicked as this one was never destined for happily ever after.
The All of Us Villains Duology:
#1) All of Us Villains
#2) All of Our Demise
C. L. HERMAN is the New York Times, USA Today, and indie bestselling author of atmospheric, magical novels, including the All of Us Villains duology, The Devouring Gray duology, and The Drowning Summer. Currently, she resides in Massachusetts with her partner and cat. To learn more, follow them on Instagram @cl_herman, sign up for their newsletter, or visit clherman.com.
"Expanded tensions help keep the story fresh and the action inventive, but it’s the characters that shine. A high-stakes conclusion with satisfying finality." —Kirkus Reviews
Praise for All of Us Villains
A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!
An Indie Bestseller!
An Indie Next Pick!
“Magical, clever and cutthroat, All of Us Villains sets out to make it impossible to know who to root for.... A fun, twisty ride through a world full of spells and family secrets.” —Kendare Blake, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Three Dark Crowns series
“Nuanced, exceptionally well-drawn characters and a carefully considered mythology.” —Publishers Weekly, Starred Review
“So bespelling that the cliffhanger ending will feel like a painful curse.” —Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review
“Positively wicked in all the right ways. This series is my new obsession, and I cannot wait to devour the next one. With its innovative magic system, a twisted cast of characters you somehow can’t help but love, and a plot that will leave you on the edge of your seat, All of Us Villains is addicting from start to finish. I’m obsessed.” —Adalyn Grace, New York Times bestselling author of All the Stars and Teeth
“Foody and Herman’s collaboration offers a fun yet brutal tale of sacrifice, betrayal, and ever-shifting loyalties. From twists that’ll make you gasp to believably flawed characters you can’t help but cheer for and curse in the same breath, this one will keep readers on the edge of their seats.” —Tara Sim, author of Scavenge the Stars
“Foody and Herman team up in this duology starter to deliver a fast-paced, morally gray story of ambition and survival. A strong choice for all YA collections.” —School Library Journal
“A blood-soaked modern fairytale brimming with magic, spectacle, and unforgettable characters.” —Katy Rose Pool, author of There Will Come A Darkness
“Dark, luscious, and brutally smart, All of Us Villains is a fresh but unforgiving look at the legacy of abusive families and community-sanctioned violence. Foody and Herman have created a thrilling story that is impossible to put down; I stayed up all night to finish this book.” —Victoria Lee, author of A Lesson in Vengeance and The Fever King
“Both glittering with magic and drenched in blood, All of Us Villains kept me up at night with its heart-pounding pace and layered mysteries. I'll be waiting for Book Two with bated breath and bitten nails.” —Sara Holland, New York Times bestselling author of Everless