Wednesday, 9 July 2014

Waiting on Wednesday (6)

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill of Breaking the Spine, which spotlights the releases we’re eagerly awaiting.
Gates of Thread and Stone (Gates of Thread and Stone #1) by Lori M. Lee
Release Date: August 5th 2014

Goodreads Synopsis:
In the Labyrinth, we had a saying: keep silent, keep still, keep safe.

In a city of walls and secrets, where only one man is supposed to possess magic, seventeen-year-old Kai struggles to keep hidden her own secret—she can manipulate the threads of time. When Kai was eight, she was found by Reev on the riverbank, and her “brother” has taken care of her ever since. Kai doesn’t know where her ability comes from—or where she came from. All that matters is that she and Reev stay together, and maybe one day move out of the freight container they call home, away from the metal walls of the Labyrinth. Kai’s only friend is Avan, the shopkeeper’s son with the scandalous reputation that both frightens and intrigues her.

Then Reev disappears. When keeping silent and safe means losing him forever, Kai vows to do whatever it takes to find him. She will leave the only home she’s ever known and risk getting caught up in a revolution centuries in the making. But to save Reev, Kai must unravel the threads of her past and face shocking truths about her brother, her friendship with Avan, and her unique power.

This book sounds very intriguing and has all the aspects of a perfect book; I only hope it lives up to this synopsis. It’s also Lori M. Lee’s first book, but we know it is a series with a sequel scheduled for 2015. I’m already thinking ahead for the series when I haven’t even read this instalment… which hasn’t even come out!

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