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Elentarri's Book Blog
Elentarri's Book Blog rated it 1 month ago
TITLE: The Grace Year AUTHOR: Kim Liggett ___________________________ DESCRIPTION: "No one speaks of the grace year. It’s forbidden.In Garner County, girls are told they have the power to lure grown men from their beds, to drive women mad with jealousy. They believe their very skin emits a power...
Mike Finn
Mike Finn rated it 1 month ago
One of the best books I've read this year. A dystopian novel that manages to be both a deeply thought-through vivisection of what patriarchies do to women to keep them powerless and an action-packed, character-driven thriller filled with intense emotions. 'The Grace Year' is a high impact 'I...
Audiobooking With Leah
Audiobooking With Leah rated it 9 months ago
FEATURING⇢ ⬥Chilling Horror Elements ⬥Suspense Thriller ⬥Caving ⬥YA (High School Seniors) ⬥Atonement ⬥A Short Read That Packs A Punch LINK TO SYNOPSIS (AUTHOR'S WEBSITE) MY RATING⇢ 4.5 STARS | GRADE A- MY THOUGHTS⇢ Once, I got a third of the way through this, I couldn't p...
Joelle's Bibliofile
Joelle's Bibliofile rated it 10 months ago
The Grace Year is aptly introduced with quotes from The Handmaids Tale (Margaret Atwood) and Lord of the Flies (William Golding), two classic works that obviously acted as strong inspiration for Kim Liggett’s new novel. Although marketed as a YA title, The Grace Year would also appeal to adults who...
Audiobooking With Leah
Audiobooking With Leah rated it 11 months ago
FEATURING⇢ Dystopian Setting/Alternate WorldSociety Where Men Have the PowerOppression Of WomenHorror-if-icDeath, Lies, & BetrayalsSplash of RomanceWomen Supporting WomenStand-Alone LINK TO SYNOPSIS (AUTHOR'S WEBSITE) MY RATING⇢ 5+ STARS | GRADE A++ MY THOUGHTS⇢ Wow! This book... Thi...
Yzabel rated it 12 months ago
[I received a copy through NetGalley, in exchange for an honest review.]A strong premise that definitely caught my interest (what’s not to like about a female-driven version of “Lord of the Flies”, so to speak?), but whose execution unfortunately didn’t work for me.The story starts with a typical “d...
As the page turns..
As the page turns.. rated it 1 year ago
White ribbons for the young girls, red for the grace year girls, and black for the wives. Innocence. Blood. Death.❞ The Grace Year has gotten already a lot of hype. Pitched as a combination of two very popular books you can easily see why. Heck, this is why I requested an ARC in the first place. ...
Lucy Goodfellow Reviews
Lucy Goodfellow Reviews rated it 1 year ago
I was sent this ARC via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.For a book that's 416 pages, it really didn’t say anything that I hadn't read before.The Grace Year is a book with a strong premise and a lacklustre execution with plotholes, poor pacing and a structure that makes it feel twice as lo...
Kat's Books
Kat's Books rated it 1 year ago
‘The Grace Year’ is the brutal and harrowing story about the young women of Garner County who are forced to spend their sixteenth year in a secluded encampment outside the town as they ‘embrace their magic.’ They must release their powers before they marry or go off to work in the fields or labor ho...
Jessica (HDB)
Jessica (HDB) rated it 2 years ago
I find it only fair to let you know that I'm the type of reader who is fairly desensitized to horror novels at this point. I read a lot of them and, since I found this genre early on when YA horror wasn't a big thing, most of them are targeted to adults. So take my review with a grain of salt, my fr...
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