The Girl the Sea Gave Back

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  • Hardcover
  • 336 pages
  • The Girl the Sea Gave Back
  • Adrienne Young
  • English
  • 19 April 2018
  • 1250168481

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The Girl the Sea Gave Back The new gut wrenching epic from the New York Times bestselling author of Sky in the Deep.For as long as she can remember, Tova has lived among the Svell, the people who found her washed ashore as a child and use her for her gift as a Truthtongue Her own home and clan are long faded memories, but the sacred symbols and staves inked over every inch of her skin mark her as one who can cast the rune stones and see into the future She has found a fragile place among those who fear her, but when two clans to the east bury their age old blood feud and join together as one, her world is dangerously close to collapse.For the first time in generations, the leaders of the Svell are divided Should they maintain peace or go to war with the allied clans to protect their newfound power And when their chieftain looks to Tova to cast the stones, she sets into motion a series of events that will not only change the landscape of the mainland forever but will give her something she believed she could never have again a home. Read The Girl the Sea Gave Back author Adrienne Young – scottishhomebakingawards.co.uk

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15 thoughts on “The Girl the Sea Gave Back

  1. jessica says:

    there is no better feeling than seeing a lovely cover and discovering that the writing inside reflects that same beauty its just always a relief when a book is gorgeous, both inside and out and its definitely the writing that made this story for me young took a topic that im not really interested in vikings and had me so enamoured with their way of life, their gods and beliefs, their struggle and desire for peace there is such an atmospheric quality to her words that makes me feel like im there is no better feeling than seeing a lovely cover and discovering that the writing inside reflects that same beauty its just always a relief when a book is gorgeous, both inside and out and its definitely the writing that made this story for me young took a topic that im not really interested in vikings and had me so enamoured with their way of life, their gods and beliefs, their struggle and desire for peace there is such an atmospheric quality to her words that makes me feel like im living the story, rather than just reading about it so how come im not giving this 5 stars if i seemed to enjoy it so much well, that would be because of the pacing, particularly the ending everything is resolved in about 10 20 pages, making it seem a bit rushed to me this book is on...

  2. destiny ♡⚔♡ [howling libraries] says:

    HEAVY BREATHING INTENSIFIES Thank you so much to the publisher for providing me with this ARC in exchange for an honest review

  3. Chelsea Humphrey says:

    I m a bit shocked, as I feel like this book read muchlike a debut that then author s actual debut novel did The world building is minimal, if non existent, and the plot is predictable and felt lacking in purpose Overall, it was a straight forward story without the tension I typically find in fantasy to drive the story forward I think the idea is here, but unfortunately this one just fell flat for me however, I will concede that I m likely in the minority with my opinions I m all about I m a bit shocked, as I feel like this book read muchlike a debut that then author s actual debut novel did The world building is minimal, if non existent, and the plot is predictable and felt lacking in purpose Overall, it was a straight forward story without the tension I typically find in fantasy to drive the story forward I think the idea is here, but unfortunately this on...

  4. Candace Robinson says:

    I absolutely loved Sky in the Deep, but I couldn t connect with this one or the characters The prose is very beautiful and rich here but I wantedviking stuff and stronger romantic elements between the leads However, I think it could just be me here.

  5. Hannah Greendale says:

    DNF at page 10 The Girl the Sea Gave Back needs a major editing overhaul prior to publication in September of 2019 Will revisit this book once finished copies are available.

  6. Cindy ✩☽ Savage Queen ♔ says:

    War is faithful to come looking for us time and again Unpopular opinion coming in again everyone Imagine getting a beautifully wrapped gift, pretty ribbon, fabulous wrapping paper Just oh so lovely And then imagine your disappointment when you open the box only to find it completely empty.That is this book Gorgeous cover Plenty of lovely, descriptive prose But sadly it s narrative falls flat Somehow, despite its best intentions, it is empty Without heart Without soul Or if there is on War is faithful to come looking for us time and again Unpopular opinion coming in again everyone Imagine getting a beautifully wrapped gift, pretty ribbon, fabulous wrapping paper Just oh so lovely And then imagine your disappointment when you open the box only to find it completely empty.That is this book Gorgeous cover Plenty of lovely, descriptive prose But sadly it s narrative falls flat Somehow, despite its best intentions, it is empty Without heart Without soul Or if there is one, I can t find it Coming away fro...

  7. Ꮗ€♫◗☿ ❤️ ilikebooksbest.com ❤️ says:

    The battles were brutal and awesomeThis was a bit slow to begin but it had to be with the background information I didn t read Sky in the Deep prior to this one and didn t feel that I had to I ended up truly loving this book It reminded me quite a bit of Vikings on the History channel and Halvard was an awful lot like young Ragnar Lothbrok I can only hope he stays that way, because Ragnar Lothbrok was awesome.The story was about Tova who was found at six years old on the shore by a surrogate The battles were brutal and awesomeThis was a bit slow to begin but it had to be with the background information I didn t read Sky in the Deep prior to this one and didn t feel that I had to I ended up truly loving this book It reminded me quite a bit of Vikings on the History channel and Halvard was an awful lot like young Ragnar Lothbrok I can only hope he stays that way, because Ragnar Lothbrok was awesome.The story was about Tova who was found at six years old on the shore by a surrogate father, Jorrund She was in a funeral boat that was partially burned out and it was obvious to him that she was a kyrr truthtongue which is a seer of sorts that uses stones like runes and reads them He decides to use this to his political advantage...

  8. Sharon says:

    It has been like 4 years since I won a Goodreads giveaway, so I m still in shock So happy it s for this b c I loved the 1st Here are some of my thoughts This book can be quite brutal I felt already a little weepy at the beginning of the book because everything seems to be going wrong This book really goes there at times I had no idea who was going to live, who was going to die, especially during these war times I like that some of the characters are wise to know that no one should be lo It has been like 4 years since I won a Goodreads giveaway, so I m still in shock So happy it s for this b c I loved the 1st Here are some of my thoughts This book can be quite brutal I felt already a little weepy at the beginning of the book because everything seems to be going wrong This book really goes there at times I had no idea who was going to live, who was going to die, especially during these war times I like that some of the characters are wise to know that no one should be looking for war War comes to people There is no point in causing war when it results in endless deaths It sickens me to see Vigdis initiate war just because he wants Svell to be the strongest clan He kills many just ...

  9. Alaina says:

    I have received this ARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.I loved the first book. so it isn t really surprising that I fell in love with this one as well The girl the Sea Gave Back was so entertaining It was definitely a page turner and made me fall in love with Tova and Halvard Now I m not really a fan of the back and forth with flashbacks because they don t always work in books Yet, it definitely did in this one It made everything clearer in a way that I wasn t expecting I I have received this ARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.I loved the first book. so it isn t really surprising that I fell in love with this one as well The girl the Sea Gave Back was so entertaining It was definitely a page turner and made me fall in love with Tova and Halvard Now I m not really a fan of the back and forth with flashbacks because they don t always work in books Yet, it definitely did in this one It made everything clearer in a way that I wasn t expecting It also made me fall evenin love with Tova s character because she is most definitely a bad ass Speaking of Tova, oh lord she was aammaazziinngg She had moments when I had cheered for her because no one should be treated that way I felt so bad for her during those moments so I was like. ya know karma is a bitch but I feel...

  10. Hollis says:

    Considering how much SKY IN THE DEEP failed to work for me, I m totally shocked though delighted how much this one did Also, can we talk about the cover Hello gorgeous.Review to come for the blog I received an ARC from the publisher thank you in exchange for an honest review.

  11. warhawke says:

    Genre YA FantasyType Standalone book from Sky In the Deep collectionPOV First Person DualRating 3.75 starsSince she could remember, Tova had always been an outcast Growing up among the Svell she was shunned and feared for her ability When an innocent move led her to Halvard, a young man from a rival clan, she never thought it would take her to a path that would change the course of their lives and the people around them It had been a long time since I d prayed to Thora or Sigr Not b Genre YA FantasyType Standalone book from Sky In the Deep collectionPOV First Person DualRating 3.75 starsSince she could remember, Tova had always been an outcast Growing up among the Svell she was shunned and feared for her ability When an innocent move led her to Halvard, a young man from a rival clan, she never thought it would take her to a path that would change the course of their lives and the people around them It had been a long time since I d prayed to Thora or Sigr Not because I didn t believe in the gods, but because I wasn t ...

  12. Tova says:

    I just double took as the read the synopsis The main character s name is Tova I repeat, THE MAIN CHARACTER S NAME IS TOVA I AM SO EXCITED and I haven t even read Sky in the Deep.

  13. Veronika says:

    I really liked The Girl the Sea Gave Back.It is beautifully written tale full of Scandinavian culture, mythology and a bits of rune magic The book tells a story of a girl, who thinks her own people didn t want her, so she survives with a different clan and casts the rune stones for them, and a boy man with a good heart and sharp sword and axe There are two POVs of the main protagonists plus some flashbacks into their past.I enjoyed reading this book, the language and writing were soft and almo I really liked The Girl the Sea Gave Back.It is beautifully written tale full of Scandinavian culture, mythology and a bits of rune magic The book tells a story of a girl, who thinks her own people didn t want her, so she survives with a different clan and casts the rune stones for them, and a boy man with a good heart and sharp sword and axe There are two POVs of the main protagonists plus some flashbacks into their past.I enjoyed reading this book, the language and writing were soft and almost magical, I couldn t stop reading The characters felt real and believable, I only wish there wasinteraction between them We got to see some favourites from previous book, which was a nice plus And the cover is the most gorgeous thing ever Thank you so much St Martin s Press, Wednesday Books and Netgalley for granting my wish and letting me read this book sooner Opinions expre...

  14. Diana says:

    At 50% I DNF the book I loved Sky in the Deep , so I had high expectatives for liking this one but it wasn t to be I didn t connect to the characters, the writing got me lost sometimes with the time jumps and I felt like the plot wasn t all clear or for me We follow two main characters from rival clans Tova, who comes from another clan and is hated on the clan she is now because she is a fortune teller and they kinda fear hate it and Halvard, the kid from the Rikki clan from the previ At 50% I DNF the book I loved Sky in the Deep , so I had high expectatives for liking this one but it wasn t to be I didn t connect to the characters, the writing got me lost sometimes with the time jumps and I felt like the plot wasn t all clear or for me We follow two main characters from rival clans Tova, who comes from another clan and is hated on the clan she is now because she is a fortune teller and they kinda fear hate it and Halvard, the kid from the Rikki clan from the previous book who is now all grown up They find themselves in the middle of a war between their clans but they sort of refuse to kill each other because there is something going on between them Tolva feels itmystically at thr beginning, like Halvard is sth else, and he is kinda attracted to her, but to me it fall flat.The presence of a character from the same clan as Tolva withvHalvard felt forced and I didn t know why they didn t make him to tell who she is at least not ...

  15. Miri ♪ Book Dragoness ♪ says:

    4.5 maybe RTC