The Friday 56, #75: The Walls Around Us

The Friday 56The Friday 56 is a weekly blog meme hosted by Freda’s Voice. Join us every Friday and share an excerpt from a book you’re been reading.


*Grab a book, any book.
*Turn to page 56 or 56% in your eReader.
*Find any sentence (or a few, just don’t spoil it) that grab you.
*Post it.
*Add your (url) post here in Linky. Add the post url, not your blog url. It’s that simple.

**Be sure to leave a link to your Friday 56 post in the comments!**

“She had these dark blue eyes, much like the sky outside, which had been filled with pounding rain and clapping thunder, but now I couldn’t hear the rain out there anymore. Or the thunder. I couldn’t hear anything at all apart from her breathing.”

I had a little bit of trouble with the way Nova Ren Suma’s The Walls Around Us ended, but the characters in this one were a good mixture of amicable and selfish. Each had a story worth reading and the mystery kept me turning the pages.

From my review:

“Violet has a bright future ahead of her, she’s spent her whole life training as a ballet dancer and all her work is finally going to pay off. Amber’s future was put on hold the moment she was locked up in Aurora Hills Juvenile Detention Center for manslaughter. But Violet and Amber’s lives are more connected than outward appearances would imply and both hold the answers to another girl’s terrible fate.” Find my full review here.

22 thoughts on “The Friday 56, #75: The Walls Around Us

  1. AAAH I read this book and I loved it sooo much! It’s genuinely really good and I’m so happy you read it. Although I agree that the ending maybe wasn’t the best, the book as a whole really didn’t let me go! Thanks for sharing 🙂 I hope you have a great weekend!
    My Friday post
    Juli @ Universe in Words


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