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The Grace Year A Speculative Thriller In The Vein Of The Handmaid S Tale And The Power Optioned By Universal And Elizabeth Banks To Be A Major Motion Picture SURVIVE THE YEAR.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 Powerful Aphrodisiac, The Potent Essence Of Youth, Of A Girl On The Edge Of Womanhood That S Why They Re Banished For Their Sixteenth Year, To Release Their Magic Into The Wild So They Can Return Purified And Ready For Marriage But Not All Of Them Will Make It Home Alive.Sixteen Year Old Tierney James Dreams Of A Better Life A Society That Doesn T Pit Friend Against Friend Or Woman Against Woman, But As Her Own Grace Year Draws Near, She Quickly Realizes That It S Not Just The Brutal Elements They Must Fear It S Not Even The Poachers In The Woods, Men Who Are Waiting For A Chance To Grab One Of The Girls In Order To Make A Fortune On The Black Market Their Greatest Threat May Very Well Be Each Other.With Sharp Prose And Gritty Realism, The Grace Year Examines The Complex And Sometimes Twisted Relationships Between Girls, The Women They Eventually Become, And The Difficult Decisions They Make In Between.


10 thoughts on “The Grace Year

  1. says:

    Happy Pub Day I have to remind myself the dresses, the red ribbons, the veils, the ceremonies they re all just distractions to keep our minds off the real issue at hand The grace year My chin begins to quiver when I think of the year ahead, the unknown, but I plaster on a vacant smile, as if I m happy to play my part, so I might return and marry


  2. says:

    Look around, Kiersten says as she stares me dead in the eyes We are the only Gods here 4 1 2 stars Wow This book was hard to put down And the ending made me really emotional.The Grace Year is such an exciting mix of horror, survival and the best of YA dystopias from 5 10 years back It really is like a darker, feminist version of The Hunger Games I


  3. says:

    Four somebody hold the door please, because I m volunteer to get this bloody, scary, mind twisting and shouting, terrifying, not nail biter but whole arm biter, making you addict to the anxiety pills but you re going to need to taste your boundaries stars THE INGREDIENTS TO CREATE THIS GRUESOME, SMART, WTH I M READING, TAKE THIS AWAY, BUT ONCE YOU START YOU CANNOT DROP


  4. says:

    3.5 starsThe Grace Year refused to dissipate and hung like a poisonous vapor long after I finished it, pervading every corner of my room like a simmering toxin The feeling was a violent plunge encompassing revulsion and sorrow far beyond the personal a sick, scorching nausea at humanity s violence against itself since the dawn of time And though the ending was hopeful than grim


  5. says:

    How do you review a book that you enjoyed reading immensely yet it has glaringly poor execution The plot is sooo good Welcome to a world where girls are banished to an isolated camp for their sixteenth year of life The Grace Year to vanquish the magic , or power, they hold over men, only to be married off or assigned duties as an indentured worker upon their return White ribbons for the y


  6. says:

    Do not be fooled by the excessively pink cover, this is not a sweet story and the characters do not care to be likeable and cherished by the reader It s a wild, wild world and so are the girls in it I have not read a YA dystopian in over a year, but this one reminded me why I used to actively seek out these types of stories Because they are messy and ugly and dramatic and despite all that, or maybe


  7. says:

    The Grace Year opens like a mix of The Hunger Games and The Handmaid s Tale, then shifts to a retelling of Lord of the Flies It s poised to be a feminist tale of sisterhood and equality, but the protagonist who s a complete bonehead starts her journey with only male friendship and later isolates herself with another male companion The way she professes her love to him is b


  8. says:

    Reviews on Goodreads are outrageously enthusiastic At least the ones I saw So when I received a Read Now , notice from Netgalley I thought what the heck Personally I m less enthusiastic about this book than the reviews I ve read yet I can understand the book s appeal This is a quick read A Young Adult dystopian novel It s been compared to Handmaid s Tale , and Lord of The Flies , and The Hunger Games Fair assessment S


  9. says:

    NOW AVAILABLE this book loves mebut i only consider it a really good friend.i had been looking forward to reading this like crazy, but i didn t love it as much as everybuddy else, and that makes my readerheart sad the premise sounded outstanding speculative feminist fiction featuring a hyper patriarchal community in which the fear of female sexuality is so profound that sixteen year old girls are rounded up and exiled for a yea


  10. says:

    Happy Sweet Sixteen Occasionally I like to really switch things up from my thrillers and read a frightening dystopian novel Though it s extremely rare if ever that I read something labeled YA But I was greatly rewarded for stepping outside my little comfort zone And bluntly put I WAS BLOWN AWAY I was locked in and spellbound from the opening page I read this one while on vacation.and all I wanted to do was get back to the room and keep r


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