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A Thousand Pieces of You : Firebird : Book 1 - Claudia Gray

A Thousand Pieces of You

Firebird : Book 1

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Published: 1st November 2014
For Ages: 14+ years old
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A thousand lives. A thousand possibilities. One destiny.

As the daughter of two prominent physicists, Marguerite Caine is no stranger to wild scientific theories. Her mother's latest invention is a device called the Firebird, which allows people to leap into other dimensions-and has catapulted them to instant fame. But then Marguerite's father is murdered, and her parent's research stolen.

All the evidence points to their enigmatic assistant Paul, but before the law can touch him, he slips into another dimension. Marguerite decides to take matters into her own hands and go after Paul. As she chases him through various dimensions, Marguerite encounters different versions of herself-there's a futuristic London where she's a club-hopping orphan, a Tsarist Russia where she's royalty, and a dimension eerily similar to her own where her father is alive. But as she gets closer to Paul, she realizes she may be chasing the wrong guy...and the truth behind her father's death is more sinister than she could ever imagine. And Marguerite is swept into an epic love affair that feels both deeply fated and terribly dangerous.

About the Author

Claudia Gray, the pseudonym of New Orleans-based writer Amy Vincent, is the author of the NEW YORK TIMES bestselling EVERNIGHT series. She has worked as a lawyer, a journalist, a disc jockey, and an extremely poor waitress.

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An All Time Favourite!

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Pros

  • Deserves Multiple Readings
  • Easy To Read
  • Engaging characters
  • Page-Turner
  • Well Written

Cons

  • Difficult To Follow

Best Uses

  • Gift
  • Older Readers
  • Travel Reading

Comments about A Thousand Pieces of You:

I review this after reading the whole trilogy, and I don't regret it! A Thousand Pieces of You is refreshingly original and fast paced. The real story starts at the first page, and is packed full of action throughout the whole book (and series). I have recommended this to many friends, and many of them read, and loved it too.

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  • Deserves Multiple Readings
  • Informative
  • Well Written

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    Best Uses

    • Younger Readers

    Comments about A Thousand Pieces of You:

    I could not put this book down! I loved all the twists and secrets! The storyline drew me in and I fell in love with the characters!

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    "An action--packed start...Gray effortlessly moves between the SF, historical, and contemporary aspects of her story." -- Publishers Weekly "This unique science fiction adventure is full of twists, turns, and surprises." -- Booklist "This well--blended mix of adventure, sci--fi, and romance will appeal to a wide audience." -- School Library Journal "With on the edge of your seat mystery and suspense, this thrilling fantasy will keep you guessing until the end." -- # 1 NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Jennifer L. Armentrout Praise for SPELLCASTER: "SPELLCASTER is a whip--smart read, sinister and delightful at once." -- Kiersten White, NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author of PARANORMALCY "Three wounded but valiant protagonists confront a monstrous evil with human roots in this promising series opener. This riveting tale will keep readers up late and clamoring for the next installment." -- Kirkus Reviews "The author's intricate portrayal of witchcraft--including its theories, rules, spells, and history--raises this novel a notch above others in the genre, and Nadia is an appealing heroine as she juggles personal pain and looming supernatural disaster." -- Publishers Weekly "...this is a compelling plot that mines the lore and history surrounding witchcraft to pit good against evil in a literally earth--shaking battle." -- Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books "A pleasant surprise. A series opener that has its roots in old-fashioned science fiction, and the wings to carry that to modern teen readers." -- Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA) "As a spirited romantic adventure, this novel is a delicious success." -- Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

    ISBN: 9780062357694
    ISBN-10: 0062357697
    Series: Firebird
    Audience: Children
    For Ages: 14+ years old
    For Grades: 9+
    Format: Paperback
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 368
    Published: 1st November 2014
    Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
    Country of Publication: US
    Dimensions (cm): 20.9 x 13.5  x 2.8
    Weight (kg): 0.38