Harry Potter fans might think of this book as a "Hogwarts in reverse" as this book's main setting is a school where the magical students are targeted and kidnapped, leaving the non-magical students behind to solve the mystery. Like the Harry Potter series, this book includes several instructors and other adults whose motive may be unclear or who may not be who they seem.
On Brandon Sanderson's official website, this is the summary provided for the book:
Take a look at the trailer for the book:
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