Sunday, February 10, 2013

Notable New Release | City of a Thousand Dolls by Mirian Forster

 

Only one new release caught my eye last week. It was City of a Thousand Dolls by Miriam Forster. It first caught my eye because the cover reminds me of the Southern Oracle from The Neverending Story. Man I love that movie. (I should say book, but I haven't read it.) After losing myself in my memories of Atreyu, the description for City of a Thousand Dolls sounded pretty awesome, too.

City of a Thousand Dolls by Miriam Forster
February 5th 2013

The girl with no past, and no future, may be the only one who can save their lives.

Nisha was abandoned at the gates of the City of a Thousand Dolls when she was just a little girl. Now sixteen, she lives on the grounds of the isolated estate, where orphan girls apprentice as musicians, healers, courtesans, and, if the rumors are true, assassins. She makes her way as Matron's errand girl, her closest companions the mysterious cats that trail her shadow. Only when she begins a forbidden flirtation with the city's handsome young courier does she let herself imagine a life outside the walls. Until one by one, girls around her start to die.

Before she becomes the next victim, Nisha decides to uncover the secrets that surround the girls' deaths. But by getting involved, Nisha jeopardizes not only her own future in the City of a Thousand Dolls—but also her life.



What did I miss last week? Are there any other new releases I should know about? Be sure to let me know what books you were excited about this past week.

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2 comments:

  1. This one caught my eye the first time I saw it as well. I've heard pretty much nothing about it. (And it reminded me of the Oracle as well!)

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  2. Nicely done! The novel comes to a good stopping point, but has potential to follow these characters and the world in several directions. I hope for more.

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