Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Waiting on Wednesday: The Storyteller by Traci Chee
The Storyteller by Traci Chee. Sea of Ink and Gold series #3. 544 p. G.P. Putnam's Sons/ Penguin Young Readers Group, November 13, 2018. 9780399176791.
Publisher Synopsis: Sefia is determined to keep Archer out of the Guard's clutches and their plans for war between the Five Kingdoms. The Book, the ancient, infinite codex of the past, present and future, tells of a prophecy that will plunge Kelanna in that bloody war, but it requires a boy—Archer—and Sefia will stop at nothing to ensure his safety. The Guard has already stolen her mother, her father, and her Aunt Nin. Sefia would sooner die than let them take anymore from her—especially the boy she loves.
But escaping the Guard and the Book's prophecy is no easy task. After all, what is written always comes to pass. As Sefia and Archer watch Kelanna start to crumble to the Guard's will, they will have to choose between their love and joining a war that just might tear them apart. Full of magic, suspense, and mystery, Traci Chee brings her Sea of Ink and Gold trilogy to a close in this spellbinding final installment.
I loved The Reader, which I read with my ears. I haven't yet gotten to The Speaker, but plan on remedying that soon. Fantastic worldbuilding and memorable characters!