Gates of Thread and Stone
In the Labyrinth, we had a saying: keep silent, keep still, keep safe.Lori M. Lee's debut ya fantasy novel, Gates of Thread and Stone, is about a teenage girl who must carefully stay under the radar and keep her ability—to manipulate the threads of time—a secret, until her brother goes missing... show more
In the Labyrinth, we had a saying: keep silent, keep still, keep safe.Lori M. Lee's debut ya fantasy novel, Gates of Thread and Stone, is about a teenage girl who must carefully stay under the radar and keep her ability—to manipulate the threads of time—a secret, until her brother goes missing and she must risk getting caught up in a revolution in order to save him. Kai learns that nothing is as it seems—including her brother’s past, her father’s identity, and her friendship with dark, troubled Avan.
Pages no: 333
Edition language: English
YA fantasy. I liked Kai a lot, and the worldbuilding was interesting if a bit vague at times. I didn’t find the romance particularly compelling and we were clearly meant to, but I am curious about the sequel.
I am somewhat split on this book. The first half was harder for me than the last half. Overall though it was a good offering from Lori Lee. The writing was strong and the world was quite interesting and those are both big reasons why this is getting 3*. It took awhile for the rebirth to be explained...
5 Stars *** E-Arc provided by NetGalley *** With the plethora of YA fiction available, picking what to read next can be really daunting, even for the most voracious of readers. Sometimes it seems to take longer to decide if a book is worth reading then to actually read it. I'm sorry to ...
I received an e-copy of this book via Netgalley.com in exchange for an honest review.Loved it!I read this book at the same time I was reading Marie Lu's "The Young Elites". Both books included magic, threads of energy, a quest, fictitious settings and androgynous characters. Lee's book, however, wen...
“Gates of Thread and Stone” is an example of a book that I see and it stupefies me – the title, cover, and summary seem promising enough, yet something feels off about it, an inner warning going off that says not to hope for too much from it. But it’s difficult to deny a chance to read the book righ...