Amy Engel was born in Kansas and after a childhood spent bouncing between countries (Iran, Taiwan) and states (Kansas; California; Missouri; Washington, D.C.), she settled in Kansas City, Missouri, where she lives with her husband and two kids.
Before devoting herself full-time to motherhood and writing, she was a criminal defense attorney, which is not quite as exciting as it looks on TV. When she has a free moment, she can usually be found reading, running, or shoe shopping. The Book of Ivy is her debut
YA novel.

18 11, 2014

THE BOOK OF IVY by Amy Engel- Review & Giveaway

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THE BOOK OF IVY by Amy Engel- Review & Giveaway

THE BOOK OF IVY by Amy Engel- Review & GiveawayThe Book of Ivy by Amy Engel
Series: The Book of Ivy #1
Also in this series: The Revolution of Ivy
Published by Entangled Publishing, LLC on November 11th 2014
Pages: 304
Genres: Dystopian, Love & Romance, Young Adult
Also by this author: The Revolution of Ivy
eARC provided by YA Bound Book Tours

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What would you kill for?
After a brutal nuclear war, the United States was left decimated. A small group of survivors eventually banded together, but only after more conflict over which family would govern the new nation. The Westfalls lost. Fifty years later, peace and control are maintained by marrying the daughters of the losing side to the sons of the winning group in a yearly ritual. This year, it is my turn.

My name is Ivy Westfall, and my mission is simple: to kill the president’s son—my soon-to-be husband—and return the Westfall family to power. But Bishop Lattimer is either a very skilled actor or he’s not the cruel, heartless boy my family warned me to expect. He might even be the one person in this world who truly understands me. But there is no escape from my fate. I am the only one who can restore the Westfall legacy.

Because Bishop must die. And I must be the one to kill him…

This book is worth all the fuss that I made over it. It is as good as I imagined and better in a few ways. The Book of Ivy is YA dystopia, with a heroine that I think a lot of girls would relate to. Ivy is no superhero with secret powers. She […]

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