Saturday, December 24, 2011

My thoughts on 'Eve' by Anna Carey

Eve (The Eve Trilogy, #1)Eve by Anna Carey

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Another great dystopian novel! I have heard nothing but great things on this book and now I know why.

This book had something going for it from the first page. I did not get bored one time while reading this story.

Eve, who is the main character, lives at a boarding school, per se. During this time all girls, starting at age 5, go to stay at school until the day they graduate from high school. Everything sounds great until you hear what they are taught.

The day before graduating, Eve, who is the valedictorian learns a horrible secret and runs away. But is being outside of the walls of the school any easier?

Eve is a tough girl even though she doesn't know everything and a lot of the stuff she thinks she knows is twisted or just plain wrong. But she stays strong and keeps on the path she was set on when she left school (with some detours)

There are other characters in this story that I liked, such as Caleb, who is the love interest and Arden, who is another girl who ran away from school. Caleb surprises both Eve and Arden and teaches them some things. Arden tries to act like a tough girl who doesn't need anyone, but Eve slowly wears on her.

I was frustrated by some things in this book, but not enough to make me give the book lower then 4 stars. I was really rooting for Eve, but it seemed as if she just kept getting the short end of the stick too many times.

The ending made me sad, but I know there is going to be 2 more books so I will be OK.... :)

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1 comment:

  1. If you have a few hours to kill, then this book is for you. Strong POV and a likable main character free from the overwhelming love triangle prevalent in most YA novels lately. Its unique take on future/post-apocalyptical America was refreshing and well worth it. Great pallate cleanser for any book ending that's left you frustrated and irritated.