My WoW this week is J.D. Vaughn's The Second Guard!
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Hardcover, 464 pages
Expected publication: January 13th 2015 by Disney-Hyperion
Talimendra has always wanted to join the ranks of the Queen's legendary army: the Second Guard. And she isn't the only one. In the realm of Tequende, all second-born children must report for service to the crown at the age of fifteen. Only two hundred out of nearly a thousand pledges will be chosen after their training.
But the Guard may not be as great as Tali thought. There is a dark rumor surrounding one of her teachers, Centurio Jaden, who happens to be the youngest Second Guardsmen and the most dangerous. Thankfully, Tali isn't alone. Her new friends, Zarif, an insightful and at times overly curious Moon Guilder, and Chey, a quiet and humble Earth Guilder, are there to help. Together they begin to unravel a conspiracy that could bring down the entire Tequendian Empire. Could Jaden be involved? And after knowing years of peace, will Tali and her fellow pledges find themselves caught in the middle of a vicious war?
Why I'm waiting:
Just a reminder:
1) A copy of Open Road Summer by Emery Lord
2) A finished copy of The Art of Lainey!
About the author(s):
Tracie Vaughn Zimmer graduated from The Ohio State University and attained her master's degree at Miami. Tracie writes in a variety of genres from historical fiction to poetry. She has received critical acclaim and the Schneider Family Book Award for her work, REACHING FOR THE SUN. She teaches at her alma mater in the Lakota Local School district near Cincinnati, Ohio. Yu can visit www.tracievaughnzimmer.com to learn more.
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