The Empyrean Series Is Getting Exciting Third Book

Breaking news for book lovers of fantasy! Fourth Wing author Rebecca Yarros teases the third book in the popular series!

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Book jackets for the three books in Rebecca Yarros' Empyrean Series are overlaid on a blue galaxy background. Four white dragon graphics are placed above and below the books, two above and two below.

Admired author Rebecca Yarros’s beloved Empyrean series took BookTok by storm upon the publication of its first novel, Fourth Wing, in April of 2023. The highly anticipated sequel, Iron Flame, came out in November of the same year, and since then, fans have been eagerly awaiting a new installment to satisfy their romantasy craving. Luckily, the wait is almost over! In an interview with Good Morning America, Yarros announced exciting news for lovers of her fantasy novels. Readers of the Empyrean series should expect an exciting third follow-up book early next year!

What We Know

Onyx Storm will be the third book to follow Iron Flame. Although the author hasn’t disclosed much information on the exciting addition, she told viewers on Good Morning America that it will touch on politics, bring the classic characters on exciting new adventures with the cherished villains in past books, and definitely include the beloved dragons. Onyx Storm will come out on January 21, 2025, and is currently available for pre-order!

Book jacket for Onyx Storm by Rebecca Yarros. On a black cover, the title and author name is written in gradient gold. In white, the words "Cover to be revealed" is positioned in the middle of the book.

The Empyrean Series

Fourth Wing, book number one in the series, was popularized through TikTok’s infamous BookTok community. Both books one and two follow Violet Sorrengail, a young woman who, with a group of others, is training to become a dragon rider. Before Yarros’s reveal of book three, Michael B. Jordan’s Outlier Society at MGM Amazon Studios announced a TV adaptation of the Empyrean series, meaning that fans of Rebecca Yarros are certainly in for a treat in the upcoming future.

A book jacket for Fourth Wing by Rebecca Yarros. Embellished on a black background, an ornate gold circle, clouds, and a dragon in the middle is etched behind the title.

For readers, the release of a new book in a highly loved series is breaking news. Be sure to keep an eye out and begin rereading the first two books to gear up for the release of Onyx Storm!

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