#BookLook 33: Plus One

Plus One {Book Look}

It takes guts to deliberately mutilate your hand while operating a blister-pack sealing machine, but all I had going for me was guts.

Sol Le Coeur is a Smudge—a night dweller in an America rigidly divided between people who wake, live, and work during the hours of darkness and those known as Rays who live and work during daylight. Impulsive, passionate, and brave, Sol deliberately injures herself in order to gain admission to a hospital, where she plans to kidnap her newborn niece—a Ray—in order to bring the baby to visit her dying grandfather. By violating the day-night curfew, Sol is committing a serious crime, and when the kidnap attempt goes awry it starts a chain of events that will put Sol in mortal danger, uncover a government conspiracy to manipulate the Smudge population, and throw her together with D’Arcy Benoît, the Ray medical apprentice who first treats her, then helps her outrun the authorities—and with whom she is fated to fall impossibly and irrevocably in love.

Set in a vivid alternate reality and peopled with complex, deeply human characters on both sides of the day-night divide, Plus One is a brilliantly imagined drama of individual liberty and civil rights—and a compelling, rapid-fire romantic adventure story. Goodreads



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6 thoughts on “#BookLook 33: Plus One

  1. This is one of my favorite books of the year and I LOVE how pretty this outfit is. It's so fitting! I mean, Sol would only be able to wear it to a party or something fancy but it's so pretty!

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  2. Is it bad that I have an ARC of this book and I haven't gotten around to reading it? *winces* Yeah, that's pretty bad…Haha! I'm glad you like the look though 😀
    Jackie

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