Samantha Shannon is a refreshing new voice in what some would call the “New Adult” genre. She utilizes the imaginative characteristics of young adult writing, but introduces a complex and richly detailed plot that is most definitely for adults. Bone Season is set in London, 2059. In this world there are two types of people: Clairvoyants and Amaurotics. Clairvoyants are viewed as unnatural and taken to prison as soon as their powers are discovered. Paige Mahoney is a rare type of Clairvoyant, and a part of an underground criminal syndicate known as the Seven Seals. She is a very likeable protagonist because she is strong, intelligent, and intriguing. She adapts to all of the situations she is thrown into, and the plot twists never seem to end. The world building in this book is exceptional, and by the end you will be left wanting more!
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