Thursday, 15 October 2015

The Jewel by Amy Ewing: Book Review

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The Jewel (The Lone City #1) by Amy Ewing

Have you ever accidentally come across a book and completely fell head over heels? This is what happened with Amy Ewing's trilogy called The Lone City. I thought I would review the first in the series, The Jewel, but the second in the series has just been released and is called The White Rose. I did a small review in my latest Sunday Edit post but I wanted to do a full review because I am actually a little obsessed. The Jewel is another dystopian YA novel but don't be fooled; Amy Ewing has created a world you can get absolutely lost in and become part of Violet Lasting's life. Violet is the main character that is sold to The Duchess of the Lake, a founding family living in The Jewel. Violet is sold as Lot 197, a surrogate mother, for a founding family that cannot bear children but the world Violet is entering is darker than ever imagined. If you loved The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood, then you'll love this. 

Have you read anything good recently?

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