Tess of the Road by Rachel Hartman

Tess of the Road by Rachel Hartman

In the medieval kingdom of Goredd, women are expected to be ladies, men are their protectors, and dragons get to be whomever they want. Tess, stubbornly, is a troublemaker. You can’t make a scene at your sister’s wedding and break a relative’s nose with one punch (no matter how pompous he is) and not suffer the consequences. As her family plans to send her to a nunnery, Tess yanks on her boots and sets out on a journey across the Southlands, alone and pretending to be a boy… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Slut shaming
  • Rape
  • Parental abuse
  • Suicidal ideation
  • Death of an infant
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