A blog for the members of the 2008 MLA Thumbs Up! Award Committee to discuss the books we are considering.
Wednesday, March 12, 2008
Book of a Thousand Days by Shannon Hale
Dashti, a royal maid, finds on her first day on the job that she and Lady Saren are to be locked in a tower for seven years. After she discovers that her lady is mentally fragile and has been terrified by something that happened in her past, Dashti uses her wits to fight for their very survival.