Author: Claudia Gray
Series: Book One in the Firebird Series
Published By: Harper Teen (November 4, 2014)
Source: ARC Copy Provided by the Publisher (in exchange for an honest review)
Genre: YA Fantasy
My Rating: 4 Stars!
Every Day meets Cloud Atlas in this heart-racing, space- and time-bending, epic new trilogy from New York Times bestselling author Claudia Gray.
Marguerite Caine’s physicist parents are known for their radical scientific achievements. Their most astonishing invention: the Firebird, which allows users to jump into parallel universes, some vastly altered from our own. But when Marguerite’s father is murdered, the killer—her parent’s handsome and enigmatic assistant Paul—escapes into another dimension before the law can touch him.
Marguerite can’t let the man who destroyed her family go free, and she races after Paul through different universes, where their lives entangle in increasingly familiar ways. With each encounter she begins to question Paul’s guilt—and her own heart. Soon she discovers the truth behind her father’s death is more sinister than she ever could have imagined.
A Thousand Pieces of You explores a reality where we witness the countless other lives we might lead in an amazingly intricate multiverse, and ask whether, amid infinite possibilities, one love can endure.
There were only a handful of books this fall that I was really looking forward to reading. Those who's premises I loved or those authors that I can always count on to deliver one heck of a story so I buy their stories immediately, A Thousand Pieces of You was one such read. Every since first glimpsing that Ms. Gray had a new book coming out and then getting a glimpse of the amazing cover and even more amazing blurb, I knew it was one I had to get my hands on.
Ms. Gray has never let me down. Time after time she amazes me with the creative and imaginative stories she writes and her ability to weave a tale that is not only believable but fun as well. One that easily captures your attention and holds it.
I loved this story. I devoured this story.
This was everything I have come to expect from Gray's work and everything I love about it but maybe even more so. I was so caught up in the story that I lost all track of time and of what I should have been doing instead, but, it didn't matter because the story was just that good and it was worth it to read, I mean who needs clean clothes and dinner anyways right?
This was captivating and so very interesting. It blended science, romance, adventure, and mystery seamlessly. There was never too much of one thing and always just the right amount of info without boring you or overloading you with specifics and too much science jargon. In other words, beautifully presented and written.
I loved everyone, even those we weren't always suppose to love. Paul, Theo, Marguerite, Dr. Caine and the whole family were wonderful characters and I loved seeing them in each new dimension, in each new situation.
This is by far one of my favorite parallel universe reads yet.
*All thoughts and opinions are my own and were not influenced by the author or publisher. I was not compensated for this review*
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