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  • Pleasant surprise!

    My thanks to Little, Brown Books for Young Readers via Netgalley for the free review copy in exchange for my honest opinion. Did I like this book? I was so surprised by how much I liked this book! I thought the world building and character development were both done fantastically well, and I loved the unique premise of the book. The story is told from the points of view of the three main characters, and while I loved all three, I'd have to say Jin was my favourite - she was just so tough and brave! Probably my next favourite aspect of this book was the walled city itself- I found Graudin's descriptions to be amazing, allowing me to imagine perfectly how such a place would appear in real life. (The photos at the end of the book were a real surprise- I had no idea that such a place had ever existed!) The writing was another strength- I found myself reading certain passages over again simply because of the beauty of the words! Absolutely lovely! If I were to change one thing, it would have to be the ending, not because of how things were resolved, but because it just seemed to linger way too long. I think the last two or three sections could have been cut out or edited down, but that's just my personal opinion. Will you like this book? If you enjoy a bit of grit and action in your YA fare, as well as beautiful prose, I think that you will really enjoy "The Walled City". For a minute while I was reading, I thought there might be some sort of love triangle, but for those of you who hate triangles, I'm happy to report there isn't one! Will I read more by this author? Without hesitation, yes! Very much looking forward to what this promising author will come up with next.

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