All These Things I've Done - Birthright Trilogy (Paperback)Gabrielle Zevin (author)
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Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Number of pages: 368
Weight: 316 g
Dimensions: 198 x 131 x 27 mm
Edition: Unabridged edition
"The love story's to die for, and the tangled web of relationships will keep readers intrigued to the last page." -"Kirkus Reviews"""
"The talented Zevin writes Anya and Win's high-wire romance as jolting for both the participants and readers." --"Booklist," starred review ..".the achingly realistic romance between this latter-day Romeo and Juliet, told in Anya's earnest voice, will attract readers as surely as chocolate attracts...mobsters." --"Horn Book Magazine"
"In Gabrielle Zevin's "All These Things I've Done," we fast-forward to 2083. Chocolate and coffee are contraband (can you imagine?!), paper and water are scarce, and New York is crawling with crime and poverty. But this is normal for sixteen-year-old Anya Balachine, daughter of the city's late crime boss. Until, that is, the chocolate her family manufactures accidentally poisons her ex and all fingers are pointed at her." -TeenVogue.com
"The love story's to die for, and the tangled web of relationships will keep readers intrigued to the last page." -"Kirkus Reviews
""Offering the excitement of a crime drama and the allure of forbidden roman
"Anya's attractive blend of strength and innocence makes her such a likable heroine. . . . The achingly realistic romance between this latter-day Romeo and Juliet, told in Anya's earnest voice, will attract readers as surely as chocolate attracts . . . mobsters." --"The Horn Book"
"Zevin excels at inviting readers into Anya's mafiya paranoia. . . . Anya is a likable character. . . . The love story's to die for, and the tangled web of relationships will keep readers intrigued to the last page." --"Kirkus Reviews"
"Offering the excitement of a crime drama and the allure of forbidden romance, this introduction to a reluctant Godfather-in-the making will pique the interest of dystopia-hungry readers." --"Publishers Weekly"
* "A work of powerful beauty. This inventive novel slices right to the bone of human yearning, offering up an indelible vision of life and death as equally rich sides of the same coin." --"Booklist," starred review
* "With an intriguing and well-developed premise, thoughtful characterization, and refreshing style, Zevin's poignant novel rewards readers with a view of death that celebrates the rich complexities of being alive." --"The Horn Book," starred review
* "Intriguing. Surely guides readers through the bumpy landscape of strongly delineated characters dealing with the most difficult issue that faces all of us. Provides much to think about and discuss." --"School Library Journal," starred review
"Zevin's touch is marvelously light even as she considers profundities, easily moving among humor, wisdom and lyricism. . . . No plot synopsis can convey what a rich, wise spell this book casts." --"The New York Times Book Review"
MEMOIRS OF A TEENAGE AMNESIAC
"Zevin is completely convincing on the intensity of early passion and the way it can evaporate in the rays of something new, and she has a light touch with the deceptively shallow anguish of adolescence." --"The New York Times Book Review"
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So first of all I need to mention I really enjoyed this unique dystopia novel. It was the first of Zevin's work that I'd read, but I'd happily read her other work and the sequel (when this is finally... More
Wow I can not imagine living in the world Anya lives in. It's crazy! It's like being back in the 40s when food was rationed only it's set some time in the future (2082) and it's more extreme!... More
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