Gwen & Kate's Library

Two sisters' reviews of Young Adult and Middle Grade books, inspired by their lovely library.

YA Novellas #5: Study by Maria V. Snyder

This list is the fifth of a series I am doing on young adult novellas and short stories, available on ebook, in a print version, online, or in anthologies. I have not read any of these novellas, but I have read all the series they belong to, or other books by that author. Once I read a novella, I will post a short review in the comments section. Feel free to post one of your own! Enjoy!

#1.5 Assassin Study (ebook, 15 pages)

Yelena, the heroine of Maria V. Snyder’s stunning debut novel Poison Study, is on her way to her ancestral homeland of Sitia to be reunited with her family and to learn more about her magical powers. An order of execution hangs over her head should she ever return to Ixia. But her true love, Valek, quickly learns that an assassin has taken it upon himself to make sure Yelena doesn’t reach her destination.
As Ixia’s chief of security, and a highly skilled assassin himself, can Valek track down the killer in time to save Yelena’s life?

#3.5 Power Study (ebook, 27 pages)

Ari and Janco deal with a Sandseed Story Weaver and a cocky young soldier while Valek is off helping Yelena.

#4.0 Ice Study (ebook, 30 pages)

This is a short story about Yelena and Valek as they race to keep the powerful Ice Moon from a rogue magician.

(All descriptions from Goodreads.com)

Visit Maria V. Snyder’s website for information and excerpts on her books, and go to the short stories page to read all three of these novellas online!

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This entry was posted on January 14, 2014 by in Author: Gwen, Book List, To-read, YA Novellas, Young Adult and tagged , .
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