Thursday, September 29, 2011 |
The annual Word on the Street Festival took place in six cities across Canada on Sunday, September 25. CBC Books was at the festival in Toronto, and we asked some of our favourite authors what they've been reading.
Kelley Armstrong is a fantasy author with 16 novels under her belt. She's best known for her Darkest Powers trilogy, which follows 15-year-old necromancer Chloe Saunders. When we asked Kelley to recommend a favourite recent read, she chose This Dark Endeavor: The Apprenticeship of Victor Frankenstein by Kenneth Oppel. Here's what she had to say:
The elixir needs only three ingredients. But impossible odds, dangerous alchemy and a bitter love triangle threaten their quest at every turn.
Victor knows he must not fail. Yet his success depends on how far he is willing to push the boundaries of nature, science and love and how much he is willing to sacrifice."
Read more at HarperCollins Canada.