Thursday, April 27, 2017

TBR Thursday: A Face Like Glass by Frances Hardinge

This week I have decided to jump on board with TBR Thursdays, created by Kim @ Kimberly Faye Reads! This feature was created with the intent of spotlighting a title from your shelf that you planning on reading in order to discuss why you want to read it, as well to discuss the book with others! If you'd like to join, feel free to use the banner created by Kimberley (or your own), and stop by her page to participate.

I just received access to A Face Like Glass by Frances Hardinge and I am so excited to read it! I've never heard of Frances Hardinge, but after looking her up it appears that she is a wonderful children's author! This particular book seems to have already been released in the UK back in 2012, but it is being released in the US next month, and I think it sounds fantastic! I am hoping to get started on this one soon. :)

A Face Like Glass
Synopsis from Goodreads:

"In the underground city of Caverna, the world’s most skilled craftsmen toil in the darkness to create delicacies beyond compare—wines that remove memories, cheeses that make you hallucinate, and perfumes that convince you to trust the wearer, even as they slit your throat. On the surface, the people of Caverna seem ordinary, except for one thing: their faces are as blank as untouched snow. Expressions must be learned, and only the famous Facesmiths can teach a person to express (or fake) joy, despair, or fear—at a steep price. Into this dark and distrustful world comes Neverfell, a girl with no memory of her past and a face so terrifying to those around her that she must wear a mask at all times. Neverfell's expressions are as varied and dynamic as those of the most skilled Facesmiths, except hers are entirely genuine. And that makes her very dangerous indeed . . . "

A Face Like Glass by Frances Hardinge Publication Date: May 9th, 2017
Amulet Books

Are you interested in reading this book? What books are on your TBR?

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