I’ve been wanting to read this, just because the cover is lovely. It’s on the list.

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Crewel by Gennifer Albin

Published by Faber & Faber

3 out of 5 stars

Format: Paperback (also available in ebook)

Summary – Crewel is the story of Adelice, a 16 year old girl that has the ability to weave time and matter, a fantastic talent, yet in Adelice’s world that power makes you a spinster, and despite the spinster life calling to Adelice (comfort, luxury, security), her parents train her every day to ensure she keeps her talent a secret at the compulsory testing age 16. But Adelice lets ego get the better of her, and wants to prove to the other girls on the testing that she CAN weave, and makes a tiny mistake resulting in her being revealed as a very powerful spinster. Her parents try to help her run, but fail, and Crewel is the story of Adelice’s journey into the spinster world, where nothing is…

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