12 Days of YA: Gunslinger Girl

the 12 days of ya Day 11: Gunslinger Girl by Lyndsay Ely

Screen Shot 2018-11-08 at 11.04.00 PMGunslinger Girl is a mix of dystopia and the wild west, I am interested. There is something about the cover and idea that is drawing me in. Like others in the 12 days of YA, I have not found this one in stores.

I don’t read westerns, so I am not sure why the westerner dystopia blend is speaking to me…but it is. I have been hesitant to read this one, which is why I am hoping I receive it as a gift.

“Seventeen-year-old Serendipity “Pity” Jones inherited two things from her mother: a pair of six shooters and perfect aim. She’s been offered a life of fame and fortune in Cessation, a glittering city where lawlessness is a way of life. But the price she pays for her freedom may be too great….

In this extraordinary debut from Lyndsay Ely, the West is once again wild after a Second Civil War fractures the U.S. into a broken, dangerous land. Pity’s struggle against the dark and twisted underbelly of a corrupt city will haunt you long after the final bullet is shot.” Summary from Goodreads.

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