WTRO2 is short for Want To Read Or Own, a feature I host here on Reckless Indulgence, where I showcase a book that has captured my interest recently. If I can swing it and get myself a copy, the book will again be featured among an upcoming book haul post.
Annnnd, for books that are part of a series, see SIWTGI.
Pub Date August 5 2015
Genres Fiction (Young Adult), Science Fiction, Dystopian,
Romance, Feminism, Cultural (India)
When Tavin Barnes escaped Eden City with Khaya, the Word of Life, he became the most-wanted fugitive overnight. He never expected his flight would end with the ultimate curse: becoming the next Word of Death. Recaptured, he’s been returned to the Athenaeum to start his new life under the control of the Godspeakers.
As the Word of Death, Tavin can kill with a touch, an ability he must learn to harness or risk hurting the people he cares for. But Ryse, the Godspeaker charged with Tavin’s training, is pushing him to be as ruthless as she is. Her goal: make Tavin an elite assassin, whether he wants to be or not. His first target: the Chinese ambassador to Eden City . . .