Kira, an orphan with a twisted leg, lives in a world where the weak are cast aside. She fears for her future until she is spared by the all-powerful Council of Guardians. Kira is a gifted weaver and is given a task that no other community member can do. While her talent keeps her alive and brings... show more
Kira, an orphan with a twisted leg, lives in a world where the weak are cast aside. She fears for her future until she is spared by the all-powerful Council of Guardians. Kira is a gifted weaver and is given a task that no other community member can do. While her talent keeps her alive and brings certain privileges, Kira soon realizes she is surrounded by many mysteries and secrets. No one must know of her plans to uncover the truth about her world and see what places exist beyond.
Publish date: September 10th 2002
Publisher: Laurel Leaf
Pages no: 215
Edition language: English
Series: The Giver Quartet (#2)
Back in 2014, when I read and reviewed The Giver, I erroneously thought that book was the first in a trilogy, where the second book would pick up where the first left off. I soon learned that there is a quartet of books, and that Gathering Blue, the second installment, while in the same "universe" ...
I absolutely loved this book!So I read this rather quickly as I had jury duty and had plenty of time to read. I was also able to read it quickly, because it is a hard book to put down. I did not want to stop reading it. I read it during waiting periods and lunch breaks, even while waiting in line to...
4/5 stars "Take pride in your pain. You are stronger than those who have none."Gathering Blue is the second installment in The Giver Quartet. When I read The Giver for the first time when I was a kid I wasn't even aware there were other books. When I learned there were I decided to read them now a...
This book was nice. Kira's talent or skill isnt what i was really expecting. Usually when talents are involved with main characters, its always more like painting, singing, sports, or fighting techniques. Ive never really encountered weaving so i thought that was an original. And the thought of ever...
Sebbene collocato nell'ambito del "The Giver Quartet", questo romanzo non ha nulla in comune con il precedente volume, se non l'ambientazione futuristica, anche se in questo caso si tratta di una società non avanzata nè "perfetta".Si intuisce come guerre e catastrofi avvenute in passato abbiamo irri...