Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) One for All
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) One for All

One for All

By Lillie Lainoff


Publication Date: March 8, 2022

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Ages 12 to 18

A smart, OwnVoices historical adventure and gender-bent retelling of The Three Musketeers, in which a girl with a chronic illness secretly trains as a Musketeer and discovers secrets, sisterhood, and self-love.

Tania de Batz is most herself with a sword in her hand. Everyone thinks her dizziness makes her just “a sick girl," but she wants to be a fencer like her father, a former Musketeer. Then Papa is mysteriously murdered, and as his dying wish, he sends Tania to finishing school. But L’Académie des Mariées is so much more. It’s a training ground for new Musketeers: women who are socialites on the surface, but who seduce men into giving up secrets—and don’t shy away from swordfights. Tania finally feels like she's found her sisters, a place where she belongs. But when she's torn between duty and dizzying emotion, she must decide where her loyalties lie . . . or risk losing everything. This is a whirlwind debut about found family, the strength that goes beyond the body, and the power of self-love.

About the Author

Lillie Lainoff received her B.A. in English from Yale University, where she was a varsity fencer and one of the first physically disabled athletes to individually qualify for any NCAA Championship event. She has also won the 2019 LA Review Literary Award for Short Fiction, was a featured Rooted in Rights disability activist, and is the founder of Disabled Kidlit Writers on Facebook. She currently lives in Washington, D.C. lillielainoff.com

Format: Hardcover with dust jacket

Length: 400 pages

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

Publication Date: March 8, 2022

ISBN: 9780374314613

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