Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Waiting on Wednesdays: Wolf By Wolf by Ryan Graudin

Waiting on Wednesday is a meme hosted by Jill of Breaking the Spine!


Wolf By Wolf by Ryan Graudin

Publish Date: November 5, 2015
Publisher: Orion Children's Books

I love alternate history novels. This sounds like it has a lot of promise, even though I do get a little swicky about people writing Holocaust fiction. So easy to exploit a tragedy.

Over ten years since the Nazis won the war, 18 yr old Yael has one mission: to kill Hitler - a captivating second novel from Walled City author, Ryan Graudin.

Once upon a different time, there was a girl who lived in a kingdom of death. Wolves howled up her arm. A whole pack of them-made of tattoo ink and pain, memory and loss. It was the only thing about her that ever stayed the same.Her story begins on a train.

Germania, 1956. Over ten years since the Nazis won the war. 18-year-old Yael is part of the resistance, and she has just one mission: to kill Hitler.

But first she's got to get close enough to him to do it.

Experimented on during her time at Auschwitz, Yael has the unique ability to change her appearance at will. The only part of her which always remains are the five tattooed wolves on her arm; one for each of the people she's lost. Using her abilities, she must transform into Adele Wolfe, Germany's most famous female rider and winner of the legendary Axis Tour; an epic long distance motorcycle race from Berlin to Tokyo, where only the strongest (and wiliest) riders survive. If she can win this, she will be able to get close enough to kill the Fuhrer and change history forever.

But with other riders sabotaging her chances at every turn, Yael's mission won't be easy. . .

2 comments :

  1. Nice! Saw this one earlier this morning at another blog! Hope you enjoy it too!

    Here's my WoW

    Have a GREAT day!

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