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The Jewel - Amy Ewing
The Jewel
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3.46 130
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 8601401658184
ASIN: B00N4EFRZW
Publisher: HarperTeen
Edition language: English
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@Vee_Bookish
@Vee_Bookish rated it
The Jewel feels very much like a better take of Wither and a poorer take of The Handmaid's Tale. It feels like a fluff read, very easy to get through except it's a very, very dark story considering it's genre. Forced insemination, girls being sold like cattle, beatings, tortured, forced to perform t...
Sai Marie's Sultry Stanzas
Sai Marie's Sultry Stanzas rated it
5.0 Fabulous story!
Amy Ewing crafts a dystopian tale that is reminiscent of a historical yet combines an almost fairytale like feel to the entire world she has built up. And it was one of flashiness, splendor and ultimately a great sadness. The loved Violet's character, it did take me a little bit to finish the book f...
Sailing in a Sea of Words
Sailing in a Sea of Words rated it
3.5 Book Review: The Jewel
Book: The Jewel Author: Amy Ewing Genre: Teen/Sci-Fi/Dystopia Summary: The Jewel means wealth, the Jewel means beauty - but for Violet, the Jewel means servitude. Bought at the surrogacy auction by the Duchess of the Lake, Violet (now known only as #197) is quickly thrown into the royal way of...
Kenny Loves to Read
Kenny Loves to Read rated it
3.5
I don't usually like to compare books in reviews but this one was undoubtedly a mix of The Selection and The Handmaid's Tale with occasional echoes of The Hunger Games. And that's pretty much it. If you've read all three of these books, you've pretty much sussed what the story is about. Not that it ...
Line Bookaholic
Line Bookaholic rated it
4.0 #3 - The Jewel by Amy Ewing
The whole concept of the surrogates was quite revolting and interesting. I think it's the kind of things that could happen in these circumstances (if women who have money could not have babies.... Most people think money can get you what you want!). It was original and creepy. Violet is a great main...
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