"Sometimes my imagination bleeds into reality." Eleven years ago a serial killer menaced the Nettlebush Indian Reservation. Rafael Gives Light is his son. A loner, Rafael relies on his startlingly overactive imagination to escape the distrust and vitriol of his peers. In the summer of 2000 an... show more
"Sometimes my imagination bleeds into reality."
Eleven years ago a serial killer menaced the Nettlebush Indian Reservation. Rafael Gives Light is his son. A loner, Rafael relies on his startlingly overactive imagination to escape the distrust and vitriol of his peers.
In the summer of 2000 an exceptionally blond boy moves to Nettlebush. Rafael learns that the boy is his father's last living victim. The boy wants to be friends.
Publish date: 2014-08-17
Publisher: Rose Christo
Pages no: 306
Edition language: English
Series: Gives Light (#5)
"I'd lived my whole life in the dark until I met the boy who blanketed the earth in his name." This is the fifth book in the Gives Light series and a re-telling of the first one, only this time from Rafael's POV. Now if you've been following my reviews, you already know that I've been DYING to...
Book 5 in the Gives Light series takes us back to the timeline for Book 1, only this time told from Rafael's POV. There are a few overlapping scenes between the two books, but this is not a retread by any means. This is Rafael's story, not his version of Skylar's story, and we get to see what was go...
I also was worried about reading this book because usually reading the same story from another character's POV is a disappointing past time for me. This was just so good and so beautiful and this is truly Rafael's story, not just retelling of events in "Gives Light" This kid is just so vulnerable,...
This book has the sort of fragile beauty that makes you kind of forget that you're a cynical 40-something who has read it all before. I thought it'd be tedious to read the same story as Gives Light, but then from Rafael's POV. I've seldom been so happy to be completely and utterly wrong. Still, it p...
Amazing. Absolutely amazing!Anyone who knows me knows that Gives Light by Rose Christo is my favorite series ever. I fell in love with the first book and I wasn’t able to put the series down. At the time, there were only four books, and I thought that was the whole series. I hoped there would be mor...
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