- Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
- Format: Hardback | 416 pages
- Dimensions: 150mm x 214mm x 44mm | 458g
- Publication date: 29 January 2013
- ISBN 10: 0062060783
- ISBN 13: 9780062060785
- Sales rank: 92,341
The thrilling and romantic second novel in the Incarnate trilogy, a fantasy series about a girl who is the first new soul born into a society where everyone else has been reborn hundreds of times.As a Newsoul, Ana has always felt alone. Some residents of Heart are afraid of Ana's presence, a constant reminder of unstoppable change and the unknown. When the people turn violent, Ana must learn to stand up not only for herself, but also for those who cannot stand up for themselves.Romantic and action-filled, the rich world of Asunder is perfect for fans of epic fantasy, like Graceling by Kristin Cashore and The Girl of Fire and Thorns by Rae Carson, while Ana's courage to expose the cracks in society and fight for what is right is ideal for fans of dystopian novels.
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By taylor knight 01 Aug 2013
Just the pure concept of this series is amazing. It's so outrageously original it almost makes my head spin.
However, Asunder is not as good as the first book in the series. It's kind of boring at times and I couldn't find a character that I loved a lot or would make me smile just thinking about them. That reason alone is why I gave this book four stars. If there had been a character that was just a stand out character, I would have given it five stars.
This book relies on music a lot. Half the book is Sam and Ana droning on and on about music. Yes, I get it. They love music but I don't want to spent half a book reading about how Ana should hold her flute.
One thing that was awesome about Asunder is that whenever it got a tad boring to the point that I wished I could read something else, boom! Something would happen that would blow my mind or knock my socks off.
The ending was wonderful. It didn't end in a way that makes me want to bang my head on a wall but it makes me want to next book in the series right now.
Back cover copy
DarksoulsAna has always been the only one. Asunder. Apart. But after Templedark, when many residents of Heart were lost forever, some hold Ana responsible for the darksouls--and the newsouls who may be born in their place.ShadowsMany are afraid of Ana's presence, a constant reminder of unstoppable changes. When sylph begin behaving differently toward her and people turn violent, Ana must learn to stand up not only for herself but for those who cannot stand up for themselves.LoveAna was told that nosouls can't love. But newsouls? More than anything, she wants to live and love as an equal among the citizens of Heart, but even when Sam professes his deepest feelings, it seems impossible to overcome a lifetime of rejection.In the second book of Jodi Meadows's Incarnate trilogy, Ana discovers the truth about reincarnation and will have to find a way to embrace love and make her young life meaningful. asunder explores the beauty and shadowed depths of the soul in a story equal parts epic romance and captivating fantasy.