By Janci Patterson
In her debut YA technology fiction novel, Janci Patterson offers a mystery that no 1 NYT bestseller James Dashner calls "a outstanding book" and number 1 NYT bestseller Brandon Sanderson calls "hands down considered one of my favourite novels of the year."
In the area of high-stakes espionage, it can pay as a way to switch your face. And that’s simply what sixteen-year-old Jory and her kinfolk of shape-shifting spies can do—alter their faces and our bodies to seem like a person. Jory is in education to be a whole family member business—when she will be able to persuade her mom and dad to allow her support with their intricate cons.
But whilst Jory’s mom and dad pass lacking at the task, Jory is thrown right into a international of secrets and techniques, lies, and stolen identities that may placed all her education to the try. Jory’s regularly desired to be a member of the team—
But saving her kinfolk could be the such a lot tough task of all.
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This will probably go in the school paper. I’ll be crucif ied if I show my face in public. ” I drew my knees to my chest and buried my head in them. Everything was so horribly unfair. “It’s my birthday,” I moaned into my jeans. ” Robbie sighed. Dropping his bag, he sat down and put his arms around me, pulling me to his chest. I sniff led and shed a few tears into his jacket, listening to his heartbeat through his shirt. It thudded rapidly against his chest, like he’d been sprinting several miles.
He only smirked and raised an eyebrow, infuriating me even more. “Fine. Go back to Faeryland, or wherever you come from. Aren’t you supposed to be Oberon’s jester or something? ” Robbie sounded anything but hurt. ” 66 JULIE KAGAWA My anger vanished instantly, replaced with fear. With all the talk of fey and faery lords, I’d nearly forgotten about Ethan. I shivered as my stomach twisted into a tight little ball. This still felt like something out of a nightmare. But Ethan was gone, and faeries were real.
Your brother has been replaced. ” “You’re crazy,” I whispered. If I wasn’t sitting, I’d be backing away from him toward the door. “You’ve gone off the deep end. Time to cut back on the anime, Rob. ” Robbie sighed. “Really? That’s what you’re going with? ” He leaned back and crossed his arms. ” I cried, leaping off the couch. “Listen to yourself! ” “Don’t be stupid,” Rob said mildly. “You have no idea what you’re talking about. You’re thinking ‘Tinker Bell,’ which is a typical human response to the word faery.
A Thousand Faces by Janci Patterson