In the town of Claysoot, boys are "Heisted" when they are 18. Gray, who has to deal with the disappearance of his just turned 18 brother, decides that he's going to take his fate into his own hands and go "over the wall" before he turns 18. However, he finds out that he and his brother are twins and Gray doesn't understand why he didn't suffer the same fate as all the other 18 year olds.
What follows left me surprised, hopeful, angry, puzzled, and interested enough to want book 2. Don't want to giveanything else away. I did feel that some of the circumstances surrounding Gray and Emma were a bit too convenient, but overall I enjoyed it.
Middle School former Teacher Librarian - then MYP math and science. Update... VERY recently retired! Still adjusting that I'm not just on summer vacation!!!
Just didn't enjoy it as much as Shadow and Bone. I just felt like the author was really trying a bit too hard to draw this story out. I was able to put it down several times and I couldn't put Shadow and Bone down so there's the differen...
The Grisha triology is a fantasy series that I really enjoyed. I reread the last book because I thought I wasn't remembering something. I'm a bit confused because I've started King of Scars and Nikolai isn't as I remembered. Don't want...
by Tahereh Mafi
I’m not usually someone who enjoys a story that is predominantly about the attraction between two people BUT I did like this one. The setting is one year after 9/11 and 16 year old Shirin, an American born Muslim whose family moves freq...
I love a good mystery, and although I correctly guessed the murderer in the first chapter, I still thoroughly enjoyed the twists and turns.