In their 16th year, girls are banished for their “Grace Year”–their year out of a society they apparently endanger. After their year away, they return purified and ready for marriage. The year is full of dangers–known and unknown–and not all return alive.
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In their 16th year, the girls of Garner County are sent away for their grace year. Their only tasks in this year are to rid themselves of their destructive magic and to stay alive. The elements, poachers who want their very skin, and the violence of living among a group of girls could ruin them all.
With similarities to both The Hunger Games and The Handmaid’s Tale, this is an original, gripping take on the feminist dystopia. Liggett takes down the stories women are told about ourselves and how these stories turn us against one another. Don’t miss the author interview at the end of the audiobook.