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A beautiful, emotive stand-alone novel. Readers expecting a traditional time travel adventure novel will probably be disappointed by Revolution, but if you’re a fan of both contemporary realistic fiction and historical fiction prepare to be blown away by this crossover.

Revolution tells the story of two girls living centuries apart, one never knowing the other. Andi, heartbroken over the loss of her younger brother, finds the diary of a young girl living in 18th century Paris and becomes caught u...more
May 23, 2011 Candy rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: 14+ who like romance and action
Recommended to Candy by: YA Librarian and The Young Adult Historical Fiction Society
This was a really well written book. Not only was it a story of pain/loss, romance, and friendship but it was also an incredible history lesson. This book deserves a 4 so don't take my grade at face value. It is very well written, in fact, this is probably a great book for a high school reading list. I was just in the mood for something different when I read it.
An exceptional read! The best story I have read on the French Revolution thus far. Dealing with the French Revolution you know it will be sad and disturbing but Andy's life was also sad and disturbing. I didn't feel that the profanity that was used in the book was necessary. The book didn't need it.

The best line of the book and I had to share was "The world goes on stupid and brutal but I do not." That in itself should make you want to read this book to find out what exactly she meant.

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