Song of the Current
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Song of the Current

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Caroline Oresteia is destined for the river. Her father is a wherryman, as was her grandmother. All Caro needs is for the river god to whisper her name, and her fate is sealed. But at seventeen, Caro may be too late. So when pirates burn ships and her father is arrested, Caro volunteers to transport mysterious cargo in exchange for his release. Secretly, Caro hopes that by piloting her own wherry, the river god will finally speak her name. But when the cargo becomes more than Caro expected, she finds herself caught in a web of politics and lies. With much more than her father's life at stake, Caro must choose between the future she knows, and the one she could have never imagined.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 27mm | 271g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1408889005
  • 9781408889008
  • 3,787

About Sarah Tolcser

Sarah Tolcser lives in New Orleans, where she is an elementary technology teacher. A graduate of St. Lawrence University, she double majored in writing and philosophy. She enjoys video games and NBA basketball. She is married, with two cats. http://www.sarahtolcser.com/blog/ @SarahTolcsershow more

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This enticingly written tale will take readers on an adventure and leave them craving more. For fans of titles such as Heidi Heilig's The Girl from Everywhere or Susan Dennard's Truthwitch. Highly recommended for all YA collections. -- starred review School Library Journal Caro's description of her boat home, the Cormorant, will make even readers unfamiliar with sailing feel as though they belong on the water with her. Tolcser blends the right amount of epic fantasy, sea voyage, and romance for a rollicking, swashbuckling adventure. -- starred review Kirkus Reviews Adventurous and dangerous! Fate and fires, pirates and shadowmen, Song of the Current will carry you into a treacherous and fantastic world, which you will not want to leave. -- Stephanie Garber, New York Times bestselling author of CARAVALshow more

Rating details

73 ratings
4.26 out of 5 stars
5 40% (29)
4 48% (35)
3 11% (8)
2 1% (1)
1 0% (0)
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