Friday, April 24, 2015

Five of the best books about false identities

Arwen Elys Dayton's new novel is Seeker.

For she tagged five top books about false identities, including:
Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein

When a spy—a young woman—ends up captured and tortured by the enemy in WWII France, the reader must grapple with the hero’s (or should I say anti-hero’s?) identity. Does she remain true to who she was, or has she sacrificed all of her ideals in order to survive?
Read about another book on the list.

Code Name Verity also appears on Melissa Albert's top five list of YA books that might make one cry, Sara Brady's list of six of the best spies in romance, Lenore Appelhans's top ten list of teen books featuring flashbacks and Lydia Syson's list of ten of the best historical novels for young readers.

--Marshal Zeringue