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Gather the Daughters: A Novel - Jennie Melamed
Gather the Daughters: A Novel
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NEVER LET ME GO meets THE GIVER in this haunting debut about a cult on an isolated island, where nothing is as it seems.Years ago, just before the country was incinerated to wasteland, ten men and their families colonized an island off the coast. They built a radical society of ancestor worship,... show more
NEVER LET ME GO meets THE GIVER in this haunting debut about a cult on an isolated island, where nothing is as it seems.Years ago, just before the country was incinerated to wasteland, ten men and their families colonized an island off the coast. They built a radical society of ancestor worship, controlled breeding, and the strict rationing of knowledge and history. Only t
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9780316501408 (0316501409)
Edition language: English
Category:
Fantasy, Dystopia
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Chris Blocker
Chris Blocker rated it
5.0 Review: Gather the Daughters
I read Gather the Daughters more than a month ago and, regrettably, I'm only now getting to the review. (It's been a busy season for me.) It'd be easier to let my five-star rating speak for itself and move on to books fresher in my mind, but I do not want my praises for this novel to be unheard. So ...
Scarlet's Web
Scarlet's Web rated it
2.5 Review: Gather the Daughters by Jennie Melamed
I would like to thank Headline for providing me with an advanced reading copy of this book. Gather The Daughters was a middle of the road read for me. The premise was interesting but it never quite reached its full potential. It didn't have the impact that it should have considering the subject ma...
debbiekrenzer
debbiekrenzer rated it
I seriously almost gave up on this book due to the subject matters regarding the fathers of this post apocalyptic story. However, my anger with this "ritual" also drove me to read further after discovering a "rebellion".I literally did get a sick regarding this ritual.As I said, I did keep with the ...
My Never Ending List
My Never Ending List rated it
4.5 Gather the Daughters
They wanted to create a perfect society where the men would rule and the women would produce the children. This close-knit community had a simple lifestyle, where they would set up their own rules and expand on these rules whenever they needed. As the children began to have their own families, the p...
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