Wintercraft - Jenna Burtenshaw
From publishers' website: Ten years ago Kate Winters’ parents were taken by the High Council’s wardens to help with the country’s war effort.
Now the wardens are back...and prisoners, including Kate's uncle Artemis, are taken south on the terrifying Night Train. Kate and her friend Edgar are hunted by a far more dangerous enemy. Silas Dane – the High Council’s most feared man – recognises Kate as one of the Skilled; a rare group of people able to see through the veil between the living and the dead. His spirit was damaged by the High Council’s experiments into the veil, and he’s convinced that Kate can undo the damage and allow him to find peace.
The knowledge Kate needs lies within Wintercraft – a book thought to be hidden deep beneath the graveyard city of
This one was a surprise arrival on Friday, but it's actually a book I've been looking forward to for months. When I got home Friday night and saw I had a parcel, I was excited. Then I saw the sticker on the parcel, which read 'ATTENTION: this package contains WINTERCRAFT - HANDLE WITH CARE'. And you know what? There was some squealing. Thank you Headline, you made my day.
So... what did y'all get?