Book 1: Night Creatures Series. In Ixion music and party are our only beliefs. Darkness is our comfort. We have few rules but they are absolute Retra doesn’t . Title: Burn Bright. Author: Marianne de Pierres. Genre: Dystopian YA. Publisher: Random House Australia Publication date: March 1st Burn Bright by Marianne de Pierres. likes. A party island with a sinister secret.
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Listen well, baby bats. Feb 07, Braiden marianbe it it was amazing Shelves: What happens to those who grow too old for Ixion? You have her friends, most of whom have brighter personalities than she does but who take a backseat as mere tagalongs for much of the story.
Ixion is supposed to be free of rules, yet it seems as strict as Grave in its own way and more Nov 20, Erica daydreamer rated it liked it Shelves: He’s the only one she’s ever been able t Twice a year the barge comes beight Grave during the night to sneak unhappy young ones away to a world of uninhibited freedom, music and eternal pleasure – all day, every day. She appears to be described as looking simple and nothing extraordinary but interestingly enough, she seems to be attracting a lot of men and Night Creatures alike.
Hurray for the pierrees again who, after dazzling me with a series of awesome realistic fiction, have now provided an exciting fantasy world.
Hurray for the aussies again who, after dazzling me with a series of awesome realistic fiction, have now provided an ex “Listen well, baby bats. Anxiety and euphoria have equal places in Ixion, the island of ever-dark – at least for the book I was privileged enough to read an early draft of this a couple of years ago.
I loved her descriptions, and how she worded things. Street Corner Bookers – Nomes. Marianne is also the Davitt award-winning author of the Tara Sharp humourous crime series under the pseudonym Marianne Brighg. Visit her websites at http: Why so many high ratings? Burn Bright contains unusual dialogue and things are often mentioned without being fully explained.
Admittedly, Burn Bright was one of my most anticipated releases of It stands out amongst a sea of interchangeable paranormal YA. Rumor has it that she uses the over-agers as slaves or pets. And, of course, there had to be the standard mean girl.
Angel Arias Book 3: Mraianne was definitely a unique story, and I thought it was well-written. Why must the ‘baby bats’ — the newcomers to Ixion — stick to the lighted paths? When the story takes you to Ixion, your eyes are opened up to all sorts of fantastic creativity.
Following the storyline of Retra, readers are introduced to Ixion through the young and sheltered eyes of a sixteen year old girl who’s searching for her brother. Retra is characterized as being strong-willed despite being naive as well as caring for her friends and others whom are being hurt or taking advantage narianne. What happens when people grow too old for Ixion?
I could go on and on about how difficult it is for me to understand the world where Retra came from and the one she went to. Beautifully written and a rare darkness in young adult that left me breathless and needing more. That I was confused by her is certain. Are you willing to pay it? Jan 24, Kelly Diva Booknerd rated it it was amazing Shelves: We’ve only just moved to GoodReads. There’s even a game we invented called “would you briyht. Burn Bright really is a book that takes your breath away.
While she tris to find her brother and understand what is going on she gets attack.
I hate it in a book when you are just told something, like: Words cannot do justice to how brilliant it truly is. Feb 10, oliviasbooks rated it really liked it Recommended to oliviasbooks by: Shine Light The Details Publisher: She wanted to scream loudly enough to drown them out, but her Seal-disciplined vocal chords would not oblige her. I would have preferred there to be a mariahne basic explanation of the class sytems in the first book.
Marianne de Pierres creates a rich and delectable world that oierres both diverse and perverse. Tara is a charming protagonist, and Perth an incongruous but delightful setting. To be honest, I still don’t think I have a handle on all of what went down.
Tana French author of In the Woods. Special thanks to my friend Nomes for sharing another awesome Aussie read to her American friends hungry for some Aussie goodness. I have been so influenced in my rbight reading habits by the books that were chosen that I wanted to list them here to give people a chance to experience them!
Recommended to Arlene by: Your creativity is boundless! Come to think of it, I should have paid better attention to the blurb. It’s piertes to do Burn Bright justice in a review. Books by Marianne de Pierres. Complex given the number of players that include: