Booklist Review of LIFELESS

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Hey all! Here’s the Booklist review of LIFELESS–spoiler alert, they liked it! Booklist Online Exclusive: October 6, 2015 Lifeless. Strickland, AdriAnne (Author) Aug 2015. 336 p. Flux, paperback, $9.99. (9780738742229). Life, Death, Earth, Light, Darkness are Words as well as people in Strickland’s companion to series opener Wordless (2014). In this follow-up, readers find Tavin, previously illiterate, has become the Word, or physical manifestation, of Death. He is driven to kill with his new power, and he wants more than anything to be free of the authoritarian Athanaeum. The City Council in charge, however, want to train him to be a soulless, high-profile assassin. Without Khaya, the Word of Life, to keep him hopeful, he may break. Whether or not …

Launch Day for LIFELESS!

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Woot, it’s the book birthday for LIFELESS, my sequel to WORDLESS! It’s darker and twistier, and I hope even better than the first book. I can’t wait for you all to read it! If you need more enticement, here’s the description, and the links to buy: When Tavin Barnes escaped Eden City with Khaya, the Word of Life, he became the most-wanted fugitive overnight. But he never expected his flight would end with the ultimate curse: becoming the next Word of Death. Now he’s a prisoner inside the Athenaeum, where his new life under the Godspeakers’ control has begun. As the Word of Death, Tavin can kill with a touch, an ability he must learn to harness or risk hurting …

LIFELESS Teaser + Info!

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Howdy all! In honor of the e-ARC (advanced reader copy) of LIFELESS, the sequel to WORDLESS, now being  available on NetGalley for reviewer request, I’m posting a teaser of the first paragraph of LIFELESS! *drumroll* Check it out…   Also, just a friendly reminder, LIFELESS is officially out August 8th, 2015!  You can pre-order it from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Indiebound, and Books-A-Million. Hope you enjoy the teaser! -Adri out

LIFELESS is up on Amazon!

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Woohoo! Exciting news: LIFELESS is available for pre-order on Amazon! Check it out here.   And I also have the official, final description… are you ready for it? (Spoiler warning–don’t read it if you haven’t read WORDLESS!) When Tavin Barnes escaped Eden City with Khaya, the Word of Life, he became the most-wanted fugitive overnight. He never expected his flight would end with the ultimate curse: becoming the next Word of Death. Recaptured, he’s been returned to the Athenaeum to start his new life under the control of the Godspeakers. As the Word of Death, Tavin can kill with a touch, an ability he must learn to harness or risk hurting the people he cares for. But Ryse, the Godspeaker …

Cover of LIFELESS, the sequel to WORDLESS!

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In case you haven’t yet seen it over at Icey Books, the cover for LIFELESS is out in the world now! I’m so thrilled with it. Check it out… *drum roll* Ta da! I feel like this cover pretty well captures the darker mood of the sequel. I can’t wait to share the story with you all, but at least, in the meantime, you have the cover! Be sure to check out the giveaway over at Icey Books and you can enter to win a signed copy of WORDLESS and some swag! Xx, Adri