The Hallowed Ones
Katie is on the verge of her Rumspringa, the time in Amish life when teenagers can get a taste of the real world. But the real world comes to her in this dystopian tale with a philosophical bent. Rumors of massive unrest on the “Outside” abound. Something murderous is out there. Amish elders make... show more
Katie is on the verge of her Rumspringa, the time in Amish life when teenagers can get a taste of the real world. But the real world comes to her in this dystopian tale with a philosophical bent. Rumors of massive unrest on the “Outside” abound. Something murderous is out there. Amish elders make a rule: No one goes outside, and no outsiders come in. But when Katie finds a gravely injured young man, she can’t leave him to die. She smuggles him into her family’s barn—at what cost to her community? The suspense of this vividly told, truly horrific thriller will keep the pages turning.
Publish date: September 25th 2012
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Science Fiction
, Urban Fantasy
, Post Apocalyptic
Series: The Hallowed Ones (#1)
Amish and vampires? Interesting.Something is happening in the Outside world. Not having TV, radio, cell phone, etc, Katie and her community have absolutely no idea of what is going on. They know something is happening since a helicopter crashes in one of their fields....and no one comes to investiga...
A mini review post for some of the books I finished this month but didn't feel like writing full reviews for. 17 & Gone - Nova Ren Suma - 4 Stars. This author is now on my must buy list. 17 & Gone is a strange mystery about a girl who hears and sees the ghosts of teen girls who have gone missing a...
Is this a Movie yet?!! If not, why not?!! I've been wanting to read a story featuring the Amish for quite a while now and have been collecting interesting ones when I find them. I've had this one since it first came out but was put off a bit as I think it's YA. I don't usually get much from YA ...
Oh my gosh. Lately I have been reading okay books. Ones that I don’t abhor, but ones I don’t love, either. And then, this morning, I was rifling through my library books, and I remembered that I had requested The Hallowed Ones be ordered in because I loved the look of it. It’s overdue, and I didn’t ...