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Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
FSG Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 9780374384678368 Pages, Ages 12-18
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A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
Winning what you want may cost you everything you love
They were never meant to be together. As a general's daughter, seventeen-year-old Kestrel enjoys an extravagant and privileged life. Arin has nothing but the clothes on his back. Then Kestrel makes an impulsive decision that binds Arin to her. Though they try to fight it, they can't help but fall in love. In order to be together, they must betray their people . . . but to be loyal to their country, they must betray each other.
Set in a new world, The Winner's Curse is a story of rebellion, duels, ballroom dances, wicked rumors, dirty secrets, and games where everything is at stake, and the gamble is whether you will keep your head or lose your heart.
YALSA Teens' Top Ten, CO Blue Spruce YA Book Award, Kirkus Best Teen Books of the Year, Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year, Missouri Gateway Readers Award, Florida Teens Read Award Master List, Amazon.com Best Books of the Year
She shouldn't have been tempted.
This is what Kestrel thought as she swept the sailors' silver off the impromptu gaming table set up in a corner of the market.
"Don't go," said one sailor.
"Stay," said another, but Kestrel cinched...
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