Empress of the World

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Empress of the World
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Author Sara Ryan
Country United States
Language English
Genre Young adult novel
Publisher Penguin Books
Publication date
Media type Print (Paperback)
Pages 213 pp
ISBN 0-670-89688-8
OCLC 45532410
LC Class PZ7.R957 Em 2001
Followed by The Rules for Hearts

Empress of the World is a young adult novel by Sara Ryan. It was published in 2001. Its sequel, The Rules for Hearts, was published in April 2007. It won the 2002 Oregon Book Award for Young Readers Literature.

Ryan summarizes the book conceptually as "Friendship, love, and the sometimes blurry lines between the two."[1]

Empress of the World tells the story of Nicola, a teenager girl who attends a summer program for gifted children, where she falls in love with a girl named Battle.

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  1. ^ Ryan, Sara. "Empress of the World information". sararyan.com. Retrieved 2007-03-04.