Shatter the Sky
Author: Rebecca Kim Wells
Raised among the ruins of a conquered mountain nation, Maren imagined nothing more than a quiet life with her girlfriend -- until the day Kaia is taken away to join the Aurati, an order of seers beholden to the emperor.
Maren leaves her home with a desperate plan to save Kaia: travel to the fortress holding the emperor's coveted dragons and steal one to storm the Aurati stronghold! If she is to have any hope of succeeding, she must first win over the emperor’s mysterious dragon trainer, the Aromatory, and learn from him the secret to controlling dragons. But it turns out that dragons are far from the most dangerous thing she'll have to contend with. Finding herself at the center of a prophecy that threatens to shatter the empire itself, Maren's quest to rescue Kaia will either cost her life... or see her become something greater than she could have ever imagined.