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My name is Savannah and I’m the founder Books With Bite.  Books have always found a way to my heart with great literature and adventure. Though I may not be a teen, I wish I could be!

Review: Branded

Branded  - Abi Ketner, Missy Kalicicki

I read this book on a suggestion from a friend. She said,” You have to read it. It amazing!” So I read it. And you know what? She was right.


Plot: This story reminds of the old times where anyone accused a girl of witchcraft. But instead of witchcraft its your sin. Have too much money? Your GREEDY! You looked at a guy the wrong way? Your LUSTFUL!  Get mad too fast? Your RAGEFUL! And once accused of these sins you are taken to a hole. And underground jail that is filthly and hard to survive in. Once there, you are branded with color of your sin. And once everyone knows your sin, they will eat you alive if your aren’t strong enough. This plot is amazeballs! Super entertaining that is able to quickly grab the reader, holding the reader till the last page.


Love/Friendship: Despite the heavy, dark themes in the story, there is HOPE! I really wasn’t expecting this to happen since the story is so different, but it gave me happiness to know what has been establish between these two. An unlikely friendship forges and it sprouts into an amazing selfless love. It is forbidden. Which makes me cheer on this couple even more. They make hard decisions that leaves me heart-broken at times but in the end, they are fighting for each other.


Ending: WOW! That’s all I can say. I want more. And I want it now. There are several revelations at the end of the story, that leaves the reader hunger for more. Take it from me that you will enjoy this book so much, that you can’t even get it out of your head. It’s just an amazing story that will blow you away. Branded is a success!

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