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Kim Liggett
At sixteen, Kim Liggett left her rural midwestern town for New York City, where she pursued a career in music and acting. While attending the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, Kim sang backup for some of the biggest rock bands of the 80's. After settling down to have a family, she became an... show more

At sixteen, Kim Liggett left her rural midwestern town for New York City, where she pursued a career in music and acting. While attending the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, Kim sang backup for some of the biggest rock bands of the 80's. After settling down to have a family, she became an entrepreneur, creating a children's art education program and a travel company specializing in tours for musicians. She's married to jazz musician Ken Peplowski, and has two beautiful teenagers.
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Elentarri's Book Blog
Elentarri's Book Blog rated it 10 months ago
TITLE: The Grace Year AUTHOR: Kim Liggett ___________________________ DESCRIPTION: "No one speaks of the grace year. It’s forbidden.In Garner County, girls are told they have the power to lure grown men from their beds, to drive women mad with jealousy. They believe their very skin emits a power...
Mike Finn
Mike Finn rated it 11 months ago
One of the best books I've read this year. A dystopian novel that manages to be both a deeply thought-through vivisection of what patriarchies do to women to keep them powerless and an action-packed, character-driven thriller filled with intense emotions. 'The Grace Year' is a high impact 'I...
Joelle's Bibliofile
Joelle's Bibliofile rated it 2 years ago
The Grace Year is aptly introduced with quotes from The Handmaids Tale (Margaret Atwood) and Lord of the Flies (William Golding), two classic works that obviously acted as strong inspiration for Kim Liggett’s new novel. Although marketed as a YA title, The Grace Year would also appeal to adults who...
Yzabel
Yzabel rated it 2 years ago
[I received a copy through NetGalley, in exchange for an honest review.]A strong premise that definitely caught my interest (what’s not to like about a female-driven version of “Lord of the Flies”, so to speak?), but whose execution unfortunately didn’t work for me.The story starts with a typical “d...
As the page turns..
As the page turns.. rated it 2 years ago
White ribbons for the young girls, red for the grace year girls, and black for the wives. Innocence. Blood. Death.❞ The Grace Year has gotten already a lot of hype. Pitched as a combination of two very popular books you can easily see why. Heck, this is why I requested an ARC in the first place. ...
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