The Walls Around Us
Format: Kindle Edition
Publish date: 2015-03-24
Publisher: Algonquin Young Readers
Pages no: 333
Edition language: English
Hmmm... I still don't really know exactly how I feel about this book, and I've been mulling it over for a few hours now. Admittedly, I didn't read the blurb before starting The Walls Around Us. I simply noticed that it had a ton of love thrown at it, plus that I hadn't yet reviewed it as a NetGalley...
So I read that last couple of chapters four or five times, because what the fucking what!? Two stories: A ballerina who is on a meteoric rise towards whatever it is that she dreams. A princess whose best friend was sent to prison and died three years ago. An innocent (?) girl in prison for t...
Poignant and haunting.
4.5Was I being ridiculously generous when I awarded this book almost 5 stars, something I hardly ever do?Several weeks after the fact, I wonder if the answer is yes. Somehow, I think five years from now this book will not be one that comes to mind quickly as a favorite. Even so, I found myself rivet...
At A GlanceGenre: Young Adult; FantasyLove Triangle/Insta Love?: nope. Cliff Hanger: nope. Rating: 4 StarsScore SheetAll out of tenCover: 9Plot: 7Characters: 8World Building: 8Flow: 8Series Congruity: n/aEnding: 6Total: 8In DeptBest Part: Prison!Worst Part: The ending?Thoughts Had: Crazy b!; Real...