Middle Grades, Fiction, Sci-Fi
Publication Date: August 1, 2017
A powerful middle grades novel about the dangers of limiting language and speech.
Letta is a wordsmith in the city of Ark, a community created after the apocalyptic Melting. As the wordsmith, Letta and her master Benjamin control the List, the 500 words approved for use. While other are constrained to the List, as wordsmiths Letta and Benjamin also help archive all known and found words to ensure they are not used.
While the city of Ark is a safe-haven from the wild forest beyond, some known as the Desecrators aim to destroy it. When Benjamin suddenly dies, Letta is launched into the position of head wordsmith and runs into a plot to suppress the language of Ark even more. Letta must fight to save language and communication as we know it.
If you’re interested in reading The List, you can purchase a copy here on Amazon.
*A copy of this book was provided free of charge for an honest review.
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