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  • ISBN: 125023333X (pbk)
  • ISBN: 9781250233332 (pbk)
  • Physical Description: 309 pages ; 21 cm.
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  • Edition: First Square Fish edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Square Fish/Swoon Reads, an imprint of Macmillan Publishing Group, 2020.

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Summary, etc.: When her world divides, pitting light against dark, Veda must join a dangerous revolution to save her grandfather and fight against injustice...even if it costs her the boy she loves. On the island of Bellona, life is peaceful--as long as the citizens dutifully worship the Sun, which protects them from all harm. Seventeen-year-old Veda knows that keeping the Sun happy will protect her and her grandfather from the Night, the dangerous people who snatch innocent citizens from their beds under the cover of darkness, never to be seen again. As long as Veda follows the rules, she will be safe. But when Veda's grandfather is offered up as the next sacrificial offering to keep the Sun's favor, she starts to see that the safety she's been promised comes at a dangerous price. Maybe there is more to fear above than there is below. With a mysterious young man, Dorian, at her side, Veda has to figure out if the scary bedtime stories she grew up hearing are real--or dangerous lies.
Reviews

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2019 May #2
    Bellona is an island of contrasts: the guardian Sun versus the insidious Night, the affluent Dogio versus the downtrodden Basso, the Imperi versus the tradesmen. Veda, a Basso girl who takes care of herself and her grandfather, has been raised to believe that the Sun will always look out for its worshippers, who make sacrifices in exchange for protection. After the Night attacks, Veda's Poppy is doomed to become the next sacrifice to the Sun, and Veda begins to wonder about what is truly right in her world. Are the people of the Night as evil as she's been led to believe? And what about the two boys she's stuck between, imperial soldier Nico, whom she can't have, and secretive Night boy Dorian, whom she shouldn't want? Newcomer Fleck has an atmospheric style, noting little details in every passage. Veda is a scrappy heroine, seemingly forever caught between extremes. While the romance is a bit predictable, the story is engrossing and the book itself is recommended. Grades 8-11. Copyright 2019 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

Jessika Fleck is a writer, unapologetic coffee drinker, and knitter -- she sincerely hopes to one day discover a way to do all three at once. Until then, she continues collecting vintage typewriters and hourglasses, dreaming of an Ireland getaway, and convincing her husband they NEED more kittens. She has lived all over the U.S. from Hawaii to Vermont, but currently lives in Illinois, where she’s learning to appreciate the beauty in cornfields and terrifyingly large cicadas. She resides there with her sociology professor husband and two daughters. BEWARE THE NIGHT is her second published work for young adults.

Subject: Dystopias Juvenile ficiton
Sacrifice Juvenile fiction
Government, Resistance to Juvenile fction
Betrayal Juvenile fiction
Betrayal
Dystopias
Government, Resistance to
Sacrifice
Genre: Fantasy fiction.
Action and adventure fiction.
Dystopian fiction.
Young adult works.
Juvenile works.
Fiction.
Fantasy fiction.
Dystopian fiction.
Action and adventure fiction.
Young adult fiction
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