Storm siren : Storm Siren Trilogy, Book 1. / Mary Weber.
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- ISBN: 9780718000745 (sound recording)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (9 audio files) : digital.
- Edition: Unabridged.
|Participant or Performer Note:|| Narrator: Christine Stevens.
|Summary, etc.:|| "There are few things more exciting to discover than a debut novel packed with powerful storytelling and beautiful language. Storm Siren is one of those rarities. I'll read anything Mary Weber writes. More, please!" -JAY ASHER, New York Times bestselling author of Thirteen Reasons Why"Storm Siren is a riveting tale from start to finish. Between the simmering romance, the rich and inventive fantasy world, and one seriously jaw-dropping finale, readers will clamor for the next book-and I'll be at the front of the line!" -MARISSA MEYER, New York Times bestselling author of the Lunar Chronicles"I raise my chin as the buyers stare. Yes. Look. You don't want me. Because, eventually, accidentally, I will destroy you."As a slave in the war-weary kingdom of Faelen, seventeen-year-old Nym isn't merely devoid of rights, her Elemental kind are only born male and always killed at birth-meaning, she shouldn't even exist.Standing on the auction block beneath smoke-drenched mountains, Nym faces her fifteenth sell. But when her hood is removed and her storm-summoning killing curse revealed, Nym is snatched up by a court advisor and given a choice: be trained as the weapon Faelen needs to win the war or be killed.Choosing the former, Nym is unleashed into a world of politics, bizarre parties, and rumors of an evil more sinister than she's being prepared to fight . . . not to mention the trainer whose dark secrets lie behind a mysterious ability to calm every lightning strike she summons.But what if she doesn't want to be the weapon they've all been waiting for?Set in a beautifully eclectic world of suspicion, super abilities, and monsters, Storm Siren is a story of power. And whoever controls that power will win."Readers who enjoyed Marissa Meyer's Cinder series will enjoy this fast-paced fantasy which combines an intriguing story line with as many twists and turns as a chapter of Game of Thrones!" -Dodie Owens, Editor, School Library Journal Teen"Weber builds a fascinating and believable fantasy world. Inventive and entertaining." -Kirkus Reviews"[F]antasy readers will feel at home in Weber's first novel . . . a detailed backdrop and large cast bring vividness to the story." -Publishers Weekly"Readers will easily find themselves captivated. The breathtaking surprise ending is nothing short of horrific, promising even more dark and bizarre adventures to come in the Storm Siren trilogy." -RT Book Reviews, 4 stars
|Target Audience Note:|| Text Difficulty 3 - Text Difficulty 4
HL 810 Lexile.
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. Nashville : Thomas Nelson, 2014. Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 268619 KB).
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