Friday, September 18, 2015

Friday 56: Gates of Thread and Stone

Friday 56 is hosted by Freda's Voice.  Click here to join in on the fun.
Rules: Grab a book, any book.
Turn to page 56, or 56% in your eReader.
Find a sentence, or a few, and post it.


This week I'm spotlighting Gates of Thread and Stone by Lori M. Lee.  I received this as an ARC  (since this is an ARC, the exact words may not be the same in the final copy) some time ago but have only begin getting to it recently.  Here's the summary taken from goodreads:
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 shecame 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.
From 56% of Gates of Thread and Stone:
"Lilting music with a quick beat filled the room.  Hollows, young and old, converged into the cleared space, arms linked, the air buzzing with excitement."

9 comments:

  1. Manipulating the threads of time sounds fascinating....I am unfamiliar with this book, but now I'm intrigued. Here's mine: “HOUSE OF GLASS”

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    1. It's a pretty decent book so far. Thanks for stopping by!

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  2. I remember being really excited to read this when it first came out and then I never did, I may have to check it out now.
    http://dualreads.blogspot.co.uk/2015/09/friday-reads-and-friday-56-with-book_18.html

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    1. It's certainly an interesting story! Thanks for stopping by :)

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  3. that quote buzzes with excitement too! :)
    My Friday 56

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  4. Sounds like the party is afoot! I wonder what will happen next!
    Happy weekend!

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    1. Happy weekend (belated, I'm sorry) to you as well!

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  5. This sounds and looks very cool! Thanks for sharing!

    Check out my Friday 56 (With Book Beginnings).

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