This original YA novel features all-new characters and a new story set in the world of Attack on Titan, the pop culture phenomenon and manga mega-hit.
When the last vestige of the human race is threatened by unstoppable carnivorous giants, a brave young woman decides to defy her wealthy family and join the military garrison to battle humanity’s enemies. But Rosalie Dumarque soon finds that her dream of escaping the protection of Wall Rose not only leads to bloody sword fights with monsters, but exposes her to other dangers. Can she earn the trust of her fellow soldiers, stand up to a corrupt authority, navigate a forbidden romance...and cut her way out of a titan’s throat?
Fans of the manga and anime, as well as YA readers new to the series, will devour this immersive and engaging experience of the Attack on Titan world.
About the Author
Rachel Aaron is the author of fourteen fantasy and science-fiction novels, including The Legend of Eli Monpress, Nice Dragons Finish Last and the rest of the Heartstrikers series, and the Paradox trilogy (Fortune’s Pawn, Honor’s Knight, and Heaven’s Queen).
“Set in the world of Hajime Isayama's popular manga series Attack on Titan, this action-packed fantasy will appeal to existing fans and newcomers alike.”—Booklist
“Exciting and sometimes gruesome . . . [Garrison Girl is] a great page-turner for fans of the ‘Attack on Titan’ series, as well as any readers who enjoy fantasy, suspense, horror, and kick-ass heroines.”—School Library Journal
“A good introduction to Attack on Titan for those new to this dark, terrifying, yet utterly fascinating saga.”—Midwest Book Review
“It’s a really enjoyable book. The writing is crisp, and...often vivid. The action scenes only improve as the book goes on...with moments that Isayama himself might envy."—All the Anime
“For teens who want the female protagonist to kick ass more than kiss.”—Kirkus Reviews
“A great page-turner for fans of the 'Attack on Titan' series, as well as any readers who enjoy fantasy, suspense, horror, and kick-ass heroines.”—School Library Journal