meant to spotlight an upcoming release we're eagerly awaiting!
Crewel (Crewel World #1) by Gennifer AlbinFarrar, Straus and Giroux; 368 Pages
Expected US Release: October 16, 2012
Incapable. Awkward. Artless.
That’s what the other girls whisper behind her back. But sixteen year-old Adelice Lewys has a secret: she wants to fail.
Gifted with the ability to weave time with matter, she’s exactly what the Guild is looking for, and in the world of Arras, being chosen as a Spinster is everything a girl could want. It means privilege, eternal beauty, and being something other than a secretary. It also means the power to embroider the very fabric of life. But if controlling what people eat, where they live and how many children they have is the price of having it all, Adelice isn’t interested.
Not that her feelings matter, because she slipped and wove a moment at testing, and they’re coming for her—tonight.
Now she has one hour to eat her mom’s overcooked pot roast. One hour to listen to her sister’s academy gossip and laugh at her Dad’s stupid jokes. One hour to pretend everything’s okay. And one hour to escape.
Because once you become a Spinster, there’s no turning back.
First off, how much do you love that cover? Because I kind of want to eat it I love it so much. (That's weird, I know - but it's the first thing I could think of.) I want to blow the picture up and wallpaper my room with it.
Second, I can't be the only one who had to read the summary twice to get it, because every time I see Spinster I just think of negativity - so it's definitely unique and interesting to read it as a job that is sought after! This just sounds so interesting and unique, I love the idea of a character not wanting to have that kind of control over other people's lives.
And lastly, I love the cover with the summary - I think the colours and swirls are perfect to create this lovely, brilliant ethereal illusion of weaving time and matter. Perfection.
What book are you eagerly awaiting?
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