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The Atlas Six

The Atlas Six

by Olivie Blake
The Atlas Six

The Atlas Six

by Olivie Blake


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This dark academic fantasy debut has a cult following for a reason. Every decade, six of the most uniquely talented magicians are selected to join a secret society that cares for the lost library of Alexandria, but as with most elusive invitations, there’s a catch. This is a tale of power, privilege, magic and manipulation told through six extraordinary characters that will linger in your subconscious indefinitely. Believe the hype.

An instant New York Times bestseller!

The much-acclaimed viral sensation from Olivie Blake, The Atlas Six—now newly revised and edited with additional content.

The tag #theatlassix has millions of views on TikTok
A dark academic debut fantasy with an established cult following that reads like The Secret History meets The Umbrella Academy
The first in an explosive trilogy
• Indigo's Top 10 Most Anticipated Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books of 2022's Most Anticipated SFF of 2022

Each decade, only the six most uniquely talented magicians are selected to earn a place in the Alexandrian Society, the foremost secret society in the world. The chosen will secure a life of power and prestige beyond their wildest dreams.

But at what cost?

Each of the six newest recruits has their reasons for accepting the Society’s elusive invitation. Even if it means growing closer than they could have imagined to their most dangerous enemies— or risking unforgivable betrayal from their most trusted allies— they will fight tooth and nail for the right to join the ranks of the Alexandrians.

Even if it means they won’t all survive the year.

“With a cast of complicated hate-to-love-them characters and enough delicious philosophizing to satisfy even the pickiest dark academia heart, this book will drag you into its undertow and refuse to let you go til morning." — Victoria Lee, author of A Lesson in Vengeance and The Fever King

"Compelling, entertaining, and addictive. The Atlas Six is academic Darwinism: survival of the smartest with a healthy dose of magic." — T.L. Huchu, author of The Library of The Dead

"Lethally smart. Filled with a cast of brilliantly realized characters, each entangled with one another in torturously delicious ways, The Atlas Six will grip you by the throat and refuse to let go. Olivie Blake is a mind-blowing talent."—Chloe Gong, author of the New York Times bestseller These Violent Delights

"The Atlas Six will thrill those who love twisted plots, twisted relationships, and morally grey characters ready to kill for knowledge and power. Dark, ambitious, and engaging." — H.G. Parry, author of A Declaration Of The Rights For Magicians

"With a fascinating magic system explored through the lens of philosophy and morality, narrated by dynamic, enthralling characters, the ATLAS SIX is a tour de force. I read this book in two sittings—once I picked it up, I found it almost impossible to put down." — Christine Lynn Herman, New York Times and indie bestselling author of All of Us Villains

" This chilling story of ambition and magic will make you question your own morals as you grow to love (and hate) its fascinating, ruthless cast of characters. I utterly devoured this book." — Amanda Foody, New York Times and indie bestselling author of All of Us Villains

"The Atlas Six is a fantasy novel that understands that what the people want is more dark academia stories with flawless vibes and aesthetics and hot morally fraudulent characters who are constantly on the verge of either killing each other or fucking each other. I'm the people."—chai, viral book reviewer @proyearner

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ISBN-13: 9781250854513
Publisher: Tom Doherty Associates
Publication date: 03/01/2022
Series: Atlas Series , #1
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 1,715
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Olivie Blake is the pseudonym of Alexene Farol Follmuth, a lover and writer of stories. She has penned several indie SFF projects, including the webtoon Clara and the Devil with illustrator Little Chmura and the BookTok-viral Atlas series. As Alexene, she is the author of the young adult rom-com My Mechanical Romance. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband, new baby, and rescue pit bull.

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