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Above - Isla Morley
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Blythe, a sixteen-year-old Kansas schoolgirl is abducted and kept in an abandoned silo by a survivalist, who is convinced that the world is about to end. A chilling novel of survival and hope and heart-stopping plot twists.NOTHING IS AS IT SEEMS...Blythe, a sixteen-year-old Kansas schoolgirl is... show more
Blythe, a sixteen-year-old Kansas schoolgirl is abducted and kept in an abandoned silo by a survivalist, who is convinced that the world is about to end. A chilling novel of survival and hope and heart-stopping plot twists.NOTHING IS AS IT SEEMS...Blythe, a sixteen-year-old Kansas schoolgirl is abducted and kept in an abandoned silo by a survivalist, who isconvinced that the world is about to end.Struggling to survive, crushed by loneliness and the terrifying madness of her captor, Blythe resists the temptation to give up. Nothing, however, prepares her for the burden of having to raise a child in confinement.Just when Blythe starts to believe that she may be confined to the silo for life, their lives are ambushed by one event that is at once promising and devastating...THINK YOU KNOW WHAT'S GOING TO HAPPEN? YOU REALLY DON'T...Riveting and unforgettable, this is a beautifully written and compelling tale of survival, reinvention, and hope.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781444797008
Publisher: Two Roads
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
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Scarlet's Web
Scarlet's Web rated it
2.0 Above by Isla Morley
I received a copy of Above from the publisher in return for an honest review.After reading the blurb for Above I was really intrigued and looking forwards to reading and although I enjoyed it to start with, it lost me just after the half way mark. The first half of the book held my attention. The st...
Liz Loves Books.Com.
Liz Loves Books.Com. rated it
3.5 Above by Isla Morley - Review.
The good news: I read it in pretty much one sitting today so it is very gripping.The bad news: Thought the end was a let down,also this is as well, a book of two halves and I found the second half a bit disappointing although I can see what the author was trying to do.The kidnap plot/sub theme was f...
That's What She Read
That's What She Read rated it
0.0 Above
Above is not a typical abduction novel. It veers into the dystopian realm towards the end, forcing a reader to reevaluate one’s feelings about Blythe and her entire captivity. In spite of this though, the dichotomy between the strong feelings of loathing and terror one feels on Blythe’s behalf in th...
Reading Junkie
Reading Junkie rated it
3.5
I received a free copy of this book from NetGalley, in exchange for an honest review.Imagine you're a teenage girl who's kidnapped by a crazy doomsday prepper and held in a converted missile silo for 17 years. Now imagine you escape with your son who was born in captivity, only to find out that the...
The Surly Dragon
The Surly Dragon rated it
1.5 Review - Above by Isla Morley
I received a copy of this book via Netgalley for an honest review. The story starts with Blythe, a teenager, being kidnapped by a survivalist librarian and stuffed in an underground missile silo. She is never found and lives with this crazy man who eventually joins her in living in the silo. She...
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