Breaking the Spine. It spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.
This week's pick:
by Miriam Forster
Release date: 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 child. 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. Nisha makes
her way as Matron’s assistant, 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.
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 her own