Cover Crush: The Boneless Mercies by April Genevieve Tucholke
The Boneless Mercies by April Genevieve Tucholke has a cover you can’t miss! I love this style, look, and colors! We also are told we have fierce, mercenary girls who are searching for female glory! I think I am ready to read this one on that line alone, yes? Tie that into the gorgeous cover that invokes a deeper emotion in me. I really need more unapologetic female heroes in books. Unfortunately, we have to wait until October 2nd for The Boneless Mercies, but you can add it to your TBR now!
Category: Young Adult, Fantasy
Publication: October 2nd, 2018; Farrar, Straus and Giroux
A dark and gorgeously drawn standalone YA fantasy about a band of mercenary girls in search of female glory. Won in a major six-house auction!
Frey, Ovie, Juniper, and Runa are the Boneless Mercies—girls hired to kill quickly, quietly, and mercifully. But Frey is weary of the death trade and, having been raised on the heroic sagas of her people, dreams of a bigger life.
When she hears of an unstoppable monster ravaging a nearby town, Frey decides this is the Mercies’ one chance out. The fame and fortune of bringing down such a beast would ensure a new future for all the Mercies. In fact, her actions may change the story arc of women everywhere.
Full of fierce girls, bloodlust, tenuous alliances, and unapologetic quests for glory, this elegantly spun tale challenges the power of storytelling—and who gets to be the storyteller. Perfect for fans of Maggie Stiefvater, V.E. Schwab, and Heidi Heilig.