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Repost- Burn Bright by Marianne De Pierres

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Over at the Escape Book Club we are celebrating this month with Marianne's YA series The Night Creatures. To start off book one, Burn Bright! Here are some posts I've done in the past and if you are interested please visit our club's website http://www.burnbright.com.au/burn-bright-book-club/

This book was everything I was hoping for, and more.

"Ixion exists as an antidote to the rules and conventions of other places. We believe that indulging in pleasure will make better people. Self-denial and discipline and virtue area all myths and invented to control you."

The story grabs you from page one and never lets go. No long descriptions, no chapters of back story. Just jump right in. We follow Retra as she is escaping from the island of Grave. Running through the pain of the discipline strip that has been implanted into her thigh. Barely making the boat as it pulls away from the dock. She knows nothing about Ixion, it has been hidden from her, but that is wher…