The Book of Ivy
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
“You’re easy to read, Ivy, but the whole book of you is complicated.” OH MY GOD HOW HAVE I NOT HEARD OF THIS BOOK BEFORE?!?Can I just stop for a minute and say thank you to Amy Engle for writing a dystopian world where there’s no definite “good guys” and “bad guys”? That she took the time to write a...
I am so happy that I picked this up at the library. It was such a great book and I flew through it. I loved the characters so much and the world was so interesting. It has been a while since I have read a dystopian book and I am so happy that I decided to dive back into this genre with this duology.
The Book of Ivy is the story of two warring families, the Westfalls and the Lattimers and the daughter, Ivy Westfall, who's been chosen by her family to kill her newlywed husband in order to restore the Westfall legacy. But as Ivy starts realizing that her husband and her family's motives aren't exa...
"Often, when I am able to check out a book, I read it a dozen times before returning it, desperate to remain lost in the magic of someone else's story." I kept passing over this book because I thought it was going to be another sub par dystopian novel. I was so wrong! And I'm glad I was. It doe...
In the years preceding a nuclear war, two families fight for power in the small group of survivors. The Lattimers won and the Westfalls lost. In the decades that follow, as a way to strengthen a fragile truce, the daughters of the losing side are set to marry the sons of the winning side. This year ...
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