Publish date: October 12th 2010
Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Urban Fantasy
Series: Banished (#1)
Wow, Banished kept me riveted. The story was tense and engaging. I liked the world of the Banished. It felt original- not something that you see a lot of when you read freakish amounts of YA like me:) The only downside was how dark it was. The extreme cruelty of some of the characters made me uncomf...
Banished is a depressing and sad tale about a girl named Hailey. Hailey never knew her parents and like Harry Potter she isn't allowed to ask questions about them. She is raised by a cruel grandmother who deals drugs for a living. Her grandmother is similar to the vile mother from the film Precious....
Brilliant - I thoroughly enjoyed this one and looking forward to reading the book to come!
Trashtown is the poorer part of Gypsum, Missouri, and home to sixteen-year-old Hailey Tarbell. She's always been naturally athletic, but her grandma won't let her participate in anything that doesn't bring home the bacon. Meanwhile, Alice Tarbell makes money by drug-dealing, and probably also collec...
This book had such an odd flavor coming from Sophie Littlefield, if only because it seems so mainstream and dependable. BANISHED follows the common, enjoyable theme of Hailey Tarbell discovering her unexplained powers and facing adversity, but with none of the damage or darkness I had come to expec...
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