Enter a tangled world of secrets and intrigue where a girl controls other’s destinies, but not her own Sixteen-year-old Adelice Lewys has always been special. When her parents discover her gift—the ability to weave the very fabric of reality—they train her to hide it. For good reason, they don’t... show more
Enter a tangled world of secrets and intrigue where a girl controls other’s destinies, but not her own Sixteen-year-old Adelice Lewys has always been special. When her parents discover her gift—the ability to weave the very fabric of reality—they train her to hide it. For good reason, they don’t want her to become one of the elite, beautiful, and deadly women who determine what people eat, where they live, how many children they have, and even when they die. But Adelice is forced to into this powerful group, and she must learn to navigate the dangerous politics at play. Caught in a web of lies and forbidden romance, she must unravel the sinister truth behind her own unspeakable power. Her world is hanging by a thread, and Adelice, alone, can decide to save it—or destroy it.
Publish date: October 16th 2012
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages no: 306
Edition language: English
Series: Crewel World (#1)
Those living and studying in the far years of the future will recall 2012 as the boom town era for Young Adult Dystopians. Like young, hopeful '49ers, the influx of success for franchises like Twilight and The Hunger Games draw in hoards of new stories betting on the popular culture hunger for heroi...
New year, new reading resolutions: I will no longer force myself to finish disasters... and from all the reviews I've read after I found myself frowning upon what I was reading. ..... [spoiler] [spoiler] the girl passes a body-bag with her father's body in it, and a couple pages later she's thinki...
Życie jest zagadką. Nie mamy pewności, że Bóg istnieje - mamy jedynie wiarę. Nie do końca ufamy naukowcom - choć dostajemy tysiące publikacji i wyników badań. Nie wiemy czy wygrana w totolotka jest szczęściem czy przypadkiem. Wahamy się, czy istnieje przeznaczenie, a niepomyślne wydarzenia lubimy na...
This was a delightful story. It captured my interest from page one and I enjoyed the entire book. I loved the worldbuilding and the characters. Jost and Adelice seems like a good match, but parts of me wished for more between her and Erik. The plot was very intriguing, I enjoyed the whole world bein...
tl;dr |✭✭✭✩✩| This book was... ok. I am undecided if I want to continue the series, and maybe I will if I ever get through my massive stacks of to-read books. I felt as though the author had too many big issues that weren't addressed very well, and I didn't feel like the characters were very deep or...