Fans of Girl of Fire and Thorns, Shadow and Bone and Graceling--listen up!
No one suspects that Prince Damian’s most able guard, Alex, is actually an orphaned girl--Alexa--who was forced to conceal her identity after the death of her parents. As treacherous plots begin to endanger the fledgling peace in the palace, Alex learns that she isn’t the only one guarding a life-threatening secret. Who can Alex trust, and what will happen when she learns that the secret of her identity may not be so secret after all? Larson’s Defy teems with adventure, intrigue, a dash of magic and the hypnotic spell of first love.
-->Full disclosure: I received a ARC of Defy from Net Galley. I received neither tea nor shoes in exchange for my honest opinion.
The rhythm of the Spring semester is finally feeling normal here in the MS Library. I have loved hearing from the students about how many books they read during the break, or how excited they are to find the sequels they've been dying to read waiting here the library. In graduate school we learned the Five Laws of Library science, which were originally proposed by S.R. Rangnatham:
The fact that I get to see this sort of relationship form between a student and a book countless times a day is just one reason why being a librarian is the best job in the world. Also, who doesn't love the fluidity of managing a "living organism"--the possibilities are maddeningly endless!
I'm looking forward to some exciting developments that will be happening in the library this Spring! Read on to find out what we're up to...