Review: The Pledge by Kimberly Derting

Posted February 10, 2014 by Charlotte in Reviews / 0 Comments
Review: The Pledge by Kimberly Derting

The Pledge by Kimberly Derting Published by Allison & Busby on March 26th 2012 Genres: Fantasy, Fiction, Young Adult Pages: 380 Format: Paperback Source: Own Copy Buy on Amazon Goodreads In the violent country of Ludania, the classes are strictly divided by the language they speak. The smallest transgression, like looking a member of a higher class in the eye while they are speaking their native tongue, results in immediate execution. Seventeen-year-old Charlaina has always been able to understand the languages of all classes, and she’s spent her life trying to hide her secret. The only place she can really be free is the drug-fueled underground clubs where people go to shake off the oppressive rules of the world they live in. It’s there that she meets a beautiful and mysterious boy named Max who speaks a language she’s never heard before . . . and her secret is almost exposed. Charlie is intensely attracted to Max, even though she can’t be sure where his real loyalties lie. As the emergency drills give way to real crisis and the violence […]