This meme was created by Pen to Paper. Each week we will share a book that has been recently added to our wishlist or has been on it for ages.
I have been a huge fan of Tamora Pierce for years and years; I feel like I’m always waiting to see what she has publishing next. While this isn’t a novel, I still love the world of Tortall and am excited to explore just what is in this companion piece and take a little nostalgia trip.
Title: Tortall: A Spy’s Guide
Author: Tamora Pierce
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
Hardcover: 320 pages
Summary (taken from Goodreads):
The secrets of Tortall are revealed. . . .
As Tortall’s spymaster, George Cooper has sensitive documents from all corners of the realm. When Alanna sends him a surprising letter, he cleans out his office and discovers letters from when King Jonathan and Queen Thayet first ascended the throne, notes on creating the Shadow Service of spies, threat-level profiles on favorite characters, Daine’s notes on immortals, as well as family papers, such as Aly’s first report as a young spy and Neal’s lessons with the Lioness. This rich guide also includes the first official timeline of Tortallan events from when it became a sovereign nation to the year Aly gives birth to triplets. Part history, part spy training manual, and entirely fascinating, this beautiful guide makes a perfect gift and is ideal for anyone who loves Alanna, King Jonathan, Queen Thayet, Kel, Neal, Aly, Thom, Daine, Numair, and the unforgettable world of Tortall!
What’s on your wishlist?