“Recruited into an exclusive government school where students are taught the science of coercion to support a secretive organization of “poet” world manipulators, orphaned street hustler Emily Ruff becomes the school’s most talented prodigy before catastrophically falling in love, while a seemingly innocent young man is rendered a pawn in a dangerous power struggle.” [From NoveList]
- Alex Award: 2014
- Aurealis Awards (Australia) : Best Science Fiction Novel
- Booklist Editors’ Choice – Adult Fiction for Young Adults: 2013
- School Library Journal’s Adult Books 4 Teens: 2013
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