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Spectacle by [Pierce, S.J.]
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Length: 364 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
Page Flip: Enabled Age Level: 12 - 18

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Editorial Reviews


"Heartbreaking and beautiful... an all-around good read." - Tiffany, Painted Words Reviews

"For those of you who love the Hunger Games and Divergent, Spectacle will be sure to tickle your readerly taste buds." - LisAnn, The Indigo Quill Book Reviews

"I am an avid dystopian reader, so it takes a lot to wow me at this point. Thisis by far one of my new favorites." - Brandi L., LibraryThing Reviewer

"I enjoyed this book very much. There were parts where I cried and not too many books are written well enough to make me cry." - Sally H., Goodreads Reviewer

"Spectacle is a well-written and wonderfully paced young adultnovel that keeps the reader turning page after page..." - Amazon Reviewer

From the Author

I'd yet to find a Young Adult Science-Fiction novel that captivated my imagination and wild sense of wonder so completely that I couldn't put it down, so I decided to write one. I hope you love it. xoxo


A gasp from the crowd tugs at me, and I  open my eyes. "Dad, look..." a teenage boy says. His eyes start at my newly  rolled dreads, hanging heavy around my shoulders and down my back, then travel  to my drawn-on markings. I remembered the way my father's appeared when his  marks returned - starting at the corners of his eyes and splaying out into the  shape of a half-butterfly on each side - so I recreated it with blue eyeliner.The boy's eyes drop lower to my gladiator garb: a metal chest plate with  straps around the shoulders and torso, and a skirt made from strips of  leather.

My intention was to represent all today,everything that makes me who I am: the races that were torn apart by hatred and  greed, but will hopefully be reunited in truth.

And I think I've accomplished it.

I shift on my bare feet as the others  turn to look at me one by one. Awe registers in their expressions, then within  a slice of a second their awe launches into venomous hatred.

At first I want to recoil and back away,but I feel myself lock into place, jaw set, eyes focusing on the floor and Luxxe  whispering in my ear, Show them you'renot afraid.

I will.

Product details

  • File Size: 1613 KB
  • Print Length: 364 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publication Date: July 13, 2015
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
  • Language: English
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Lending: Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,072,728 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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