TTT: Hidden Gems in YA fiction

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toptentuesday

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish in June 2010.

This weeks feature is about hidden gems in any genre and I’m choosing the YA genre as a whole because not only is it my favourite, but it is the genre I read the most 😛

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Waiting on Wednesday: Beasts Made of Night

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Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine which focuses on upcoming releases we’re looking forward to.
Beasts Made of Night
Title: Beasts Made of Night

Author: Tochi Onyebuchi

Release Date: October 31st 2017

Summary: In the walled city of Kos, corrupt mages can magically call forth sin from a sinner in the form of sin-beasts – lethal creatures spawned from feelings of guilt.

Taj is the most talented of the aki, young sin-eaters indentured by the mages to slay the sin-beasts. But Taj’s livelihood comes at a terrible cost. When he kills a sin-beast, a tattoo of the beast appears on his skin while the guilt of committing the sin appears on his mind. Most aki are driven mad by the process, but 17-year-old Taj is cocky and desperate to provide for his family.

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