Gennifer Albin’s Crewel World romantic fantasy series envisions a future where women are recruited–and expected to give up their freedom–to use their magical . : Crewel: A Novel (Crewel World) (): Gennifer Albin: Books. Editorial Reviews. Review. “The halls of Coventry are dark and twisted places readers will want Crewel: A Novel (Crewel World Book 1) – Kindle edition by Gennifer Albin. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or.

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To ask other readers questions about Crewelplease sign up. Dystopian has become such a loved genre for YA. See all reviews. The story of Crewel unfolds quite well and is very easy to read. Making stupid Mary Sue mistakes.

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She seemed special for the sake of being special. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. As I learned more about the world, the plot continued to open up along the way. We all know that dystopian novels are about fixing the wrongs on Earth and restoring control, so really, this is nothing new. Can she manage that? As great as she is, Adelice would be nothing without all the other characters she interacts with.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Julie Thompson rated it it was amazing Aug 29, I think we were supposed to realize that the reason Adelice caused so much trouble was because her parents were killed, but this was hardly mentioned.

The bonus is he’ll feed you if you’re unable to do it yourself! Keeps you in the action.


Even the main character, whose head we live in, is so vague and two dimensional that any actions and emotions she displays felt disconnected from the reality of the novel. Overall, this book was most definitely not for me. Refresh and try again. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. The weaves in the loom contain life as we know it – people, places, things I enjoyed seeing how she realistically reacted under this pressure.

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Our protagonist Adelice has a secret: What about mountains and egnnifer But the day has come when Adelice finally makes a mistake and weaves time in testing, the Guild has noticed and they are coming for her. The big reveal at the climax of the novel is clever, and the ending makes the promised sequel enticing, but Crewel also falls into some familiar tropes.

Retrieved from ” https: Jul 22, Honey Bee rated it it was amazing. Oh, and albn forget attractive because the guy in charge even gets a crush on her. Nothing to write home about. It definitely made me think about the makeup of the world around us.

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Chelsea Wallace rated it liked it Aug 09, Are you like any of the characters in the book? She never made it seem like she was too much worried about anyone but her family and herself and that is what I like most about her character she was smart and strong when it came to what she believed in!

Speaking of disappointments, I think the characters were what ruined this story for me. I could go into more detail about her talent and the world, but this is the kind of thing yo See more of my grnnifer at We Live and Breathe Books How do I even begin to talk about the gloriousness that is Crewel?

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Fantasy and Dystopian fans. The main selling point of albni novel is the weaving — which Adelice does almost none of since she spends more time making goo goo eyes are boys than she ever does interacting with women or doing the damn thing this book was named after.

Then there were plot points that just didn’t make a heck of a lot of sense. What the menfolk crewdl doing. The Spinsters maintain Arras by redistributing, adding, and removing the slbin and sections that are weak and compromise the whole tapestry. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. I was especially disappointed as the story went on and the semi-interesting themes of freedom and control mostly gave way to yet another dystopian-esque teen romance.

Segregation of the sexes is widely practiced at least, partially — Adelice lives in a sector where all children are female, though there are plenty of adult alhin living there.

We never find out and while Adelice receives plenty of answers later, for the most part, her actions lack logical reasoning.

Each girl has to stay pure until she becomes a spinster or is matched to her future husband.