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0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 0.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Ryan Graudin Narrator: Christa Lewis Publisher: Hachette Book Group Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Wolf by Wolf Series Release Date:
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Code Name Verity meets Inglourious Basterds in this fast-paced novel from the author of The Walled City.

The year is 1956, and the Axis powers of the Third Reich and imperial Japan rule the world. To commemorate their great victory over Britain and Russia, Hitler and Emperor Hirohito host the Axis Tour: an annual motorcycle race across their conjoined continents. The victor is awarded an audience with the highly reclusive Adolf Hitler at the Victor’s ball.

Yael, who escaped from a death camp, has one goal: win the race and kill Hitler. A survivor of painful human experimentation, Yael has the power to skinshift and must complete her mission by impersonating last year’s only female victor, Adele Wolfe. This deception becomes more difficult when Felix, Adele twin’s brother, and Luka, her former love interest, enter the race and watch Yael’s every move. But as Yael begins to get closer to the other competitors, can she bring herself to be as ruthless as she needs to be to avoid discovery and complete her mission?

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Quotes & Awards

  • WOLF BY WOLF completely immerses the reader in a story they'll never forget. Filled to the brim with tension and intrigue, nonstop action, and a vivid cast of characters, you'll feel every bump in the road they ride. I simply couldn't stop reading--and wherever Ryan Graudin rides next, I'll follow. Amie Kaufman, New York Times bestselling author of These Broken Stars
  • We loved Yael's poignant flashbacks and the heart-pounding adrenaline of the race and her mission. This is WWII meets X-men meets The Hunger Games on motorcycles, with a kickass heroine and cute guys.—Justine Magazine
  • * "Graudin (The Walled City) crafts another fast-paced, enthralling tale of sacrifice and dogged determination as she fuses alternate history and spy-thriller suspense. A provocative rumination on self-preservation, the greater good, and the boundaries that keep heroes from becoming as cruel as those they fight. Publishers Weekly (starred review)
  • * "Beyond its breath-taking climax, the novel provokes deeper questions about the 'moreness' Yael begins to see in her competitors' identities, and in her own. VOYA (starred review)
  • Graudin's prose is artful and addictive. School Library Journal
  • Alternate histories can be risky gambits, but in Graudin's capable hands, it pays off in spades. Yael is a compelling protagonist, both strong and flawed, and, even imbued as it is with sci-fi elements, seeing both WWII and the concentration camp experience through her eyes is a terrifying adventure. Booklist
  • With this complex and well-crafted mix of action, emotion, and alternate history, Graudin provides something new and notable for readers of historical and dystopian fiction. The Bulletin
  • Give this to fans of espionage novels, and strong female protagonists; some dystopian fans may even take to the resistance storyline. School Library Connection
  • Completely immerses the reader in a story they’ll never forget…filled to the brim with tension and intrigue, nonstop action, and a vivid cast of characters.”

    Amie Kaufman, New York Times bestselling author

  • Ryan Graudin opens one of the darkest chapters in history and spins a what if into an incredible tale of survival, identity, and purpose. This is the kind of book you can't put down, and the kind that follows you long after you have. It is, quite simply, a masterpiece. Victoria Schwab, author of The Archived series
  • The rush of an action movie combined with a flawlessly executed history, this is the book I've been waiting for. I loved WOLF BY WOLF, and I'm not speaking to my friends till they've read and loved it too. Jackson Pearce, author of Sisters Red and Tsarina
  • An Amazon Best Book of the Year
    A Huffington Post Top Ten YA Book of the Year
  • Wild and gorgeous, vivid and consuming. I loved it! I can't wait for the sequel. Laini Taylor, New York Times bestselling author of the Daughter of Smoke & Bone trilogy
  • A haunting portrayal of one girl's courage in the face of a vicious world. I was racing along with Yael until the book's heart-pounding conclusion. A triumph. Megan Shepherd, author of The Madman's Daughter
  • “Beyond its breathtaking climax, the novel provokes deeper questions about the ‘moreness’ Yael begins to see in her competitors’ identities and in her own.”

    VOYA (starred review)

  • “Graudin crafts another fast-paced, enthralling tale of sacrifice and dogged determination as she fuses alternate history and spy-thriller suspense. A provocative rumination on self-preservation, the greater good, and the boundaries that keep heroes from becoming as cruel as those they fight.”

    Publishers Weekly (starred review)

  • “Christa Lewis’ breathy narration is apt in the novel’s opening…[and] transitions easily between accents and emotional tones that color and define characters, situations, and time periods…Lewis’ voice is fittingly breathless throughout a grueling road race…[and] is as compelling as the fast-paced writing…Winner of the AudioFile Earphones Award.”

    AudioFile

  • “Graudin’s prose is artful and addictive….Recommended for those who enjoy historical fiction with a dose of fantastical science.”

    School Library Journal

  • “Yael is a compelling protagonist, both strong and flawed, and, even imbued as it is with sci-fi elements, seeing both WWII and the concentration camp experience through her eyes is a terrifying adventure.”

    Booklist

  • Winner of an AudioFile Earphones Award
  • An Amazon Best Books of the Year Selection for 2015
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