Oct 31, 2015

Walk on Earth a Stranger

Walk on Earth a Stranger
by Rae Carson

Book: The Gold Seer #1
Publisher: Greenwillow 
Pub Date: September 2015
Genre: Young Adult
Format: Print
Source: Borrowed
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Gold is in my blood, in my breath, even in the flecks in my eyes.

Lee Westfall has a strong, loving family. She has a home she loves and a loyal steed. She has a best friend—who might want to be something more.

She also has a secret.

Lee can sense gold in the world around her. Veins deep in the earth. Small nuggets in a stream. Even gold dust caught underneath a fingernail. She has kept her family safe and able to buy provisions, even through the harshest winters. But what would someone do to control a girl with that kind of power? A person might murder for it.

When everything Lee holds dear is ripped away, she flees west to California—where gold has just been discovered. Perhaps this will be the one place a magical girl can be herself. If she survives the journey.

The acclaimed Rae Carson begins a sweeping new trilogy set in Gold Rush-era America, about a young woman with a powerful and dangerous gift.

My Review: So this story was pretty okay for me. It started off well and I like that Lee is this girl who can sense gold. So that should be a good thing and bring wealth right? Well not really, but aside  from that she has a pretty normal life. 

The first few chapters I was fine with. Then I started to get meh about the book. So in the end I couldn't finish it. 

My Rating:
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