Traci Chee with Tara Sim
We're thrilled to invite you to celebrate the launch of The Speaker, Traci Chee's much anticipated sequel to the critically acclaimed New York Times bestselling fantasy The Reader, a brilliantly told adventure set in a world where reading is unheard of. Think swashbuckling pirates, merciless assassins, and the magic of the written word
"Filled with even more magic and intrigue than its predecessor, this is a gripping follow-up that will leave readers speculating and wanting more."--Kirkus Reviews, starred review
Having barely escaped the clutches of the Guard, Sefia and Archer are back on the run, slipping into the safety of the forest to tend to their wounds and plan their next move. With Sefia’s help, Archer travels across the kingdom of Deliene rescuing boys held captive by the impressors while she continues to investigate the mysterious Book and the secrets it contains. As Sefia begins to unravel the threads that connect Archer’s fate to her parents’ betrayal of the Guard so long ago, she and Archer must figure out a way to subvert the Guard’s plans before they are ensnared in a war that will pit kingdom against kingdom, leaving their future and the safety of the entire world hanging in the balance.
Traci will be in conversation with Tara Sim, author of Timekeeper