The Winner’s Curse

Yep, this is a book with a beautiful dress on the cover. . . . but boys will like this book too!!!  If you are a boy, you should absolutely not be embarrassed about carrying a book around that has a picture of a beautiful dress on the cover.  The Winner’s Curse is  a book about Kestrel and Arin–a boy and a girl.  The book has fighting, betrayal, wars, total destruction of a city, and m0re fighting.  Kestrel is from an upper, upper class family in this war-torn society.  Kestrel’s family and people have destroyed and enslaved the people who lived on the land before them.  One day at an auction Kestrel buys Arin, a boy who will be used to make weapons for Kestrel’s family.  Yep, you guessed it, Kestrel and Arin fall in love.  But that’s not the real story.  Kestrel is betrayed and deceived and has to battle and make hard decisions. 

This is a fabulous book with lots of twists and turns–action and adventure–deceptions and betrayals.  If you like fighting, action, and adventure, this book is for you.

 

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