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    Fuse – Julianna Baggott

    *** This is the second book in the Pure series. Please note that it may contain spoilers for the first book. *** “Lying on a thin coat of snow, she sees gray earth meeting gray sky, and she knows she’s back. The horizon looks clawed, but the claw marks are only three stunted trees. They stand in a row like they’re stapling the ground to the sky.  She gasps, suddenly, a delayed reaction, as if someone is trying to steal her breath and she’s pulling it back into her throat.” Following Partridge’s escape, and Lyda’s expulsion, from The Dome, it’s inhabitants aren’t happy. Lyda was sent to bring Partridge back…

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    Pure – Julianna Baggott

    “There was low droning overhead a week or so after the Detonations; time was hard to track. The skies were buckling with dark banks of blackened cloud, the air thick with ash and dust. If it was a plane or an airship of some sort, we never knew because the sky was so clotted.” Pressia is used to living in the shadow of the Dome. In the world ruined by Detonations, she can barely remember the Before. People are fused with objects, other people and animals, Pressia herself lives with a doll’s head fused over her fist. The OSR were set up to help those unfortunate enough not to be…