Title: A Thousand Pieces of You
Author: Claudia Gray
Format: Paperback, 360 pages
Hands down and without a doubt, A Thousand Pieces of You wins the prettiest book of the year award. LOOK AT THAT COVER! It’s one of the most beautiful covers I have ever seen. I honestly cannot fault the cover. It makes me so excited to see what the sequel covers will look like. Pretty cover aside; the story itself is also pretty spectacular, and definitely one of my favourites that I’ve read this year.
A Thousand Pieces of You is an alternate dimension kind of book. It follows Marguerite Caine, the daughter of two physicists who have created a device called the Firebird that allows a person to travel to different dimensions. When Marguerite’s Father is murdered, all the evidence points to her parent’s grad student Paul, who has taken off with the Firebird into another dimension. Marguerite and another grad student and friend of her parents, Theo, take the remaining two Firebirds and follow Paul into different dimensions to avenge her Father. But what Marguerite discovers throughout her dimensional travel is that everything is not as it seems, and that something greater than avenging her Father’s death is taking place. Continue reading