An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir

Laia is a slave.  Elias is a soldier.  Neither is free. Under the Martial Empire, defiance is met with death. Those who do not vow their blood and bodies to the Emperor risk the execution of their loved ones and the destruction of all they hold dear. It is in this brutal world, inspired byContinue reading “An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir”

Soundless by Richelle Mead

For as long as Fei can remember, there has been no sound in her village, where rocky terrain and frequent avalanches prevent residents from self-sustaining. Fei and her people are at the mercy of a zipline that carries food up the treacherous cliffs from Beiguo, a mysterious faraway kingdom.  When villagers begin to lose theirContinue reading “Soundless by Richelle Mead”