Only Ever Yours YA edition

Only Ever Yours YA edition

Children's, Teenage & Young Adult
Paperback Published on: 03/07/2014
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Only Ever Yours YA edition
great
A book that really made me think and frightening because you can see it happening. Set in the future where women have a sell by date. Dr whatever reason w... READ MORE
suzanne fareham
Only Ever Yours YA edition
Only Ever Yours
Only Ever Yours is a truly amazing book that is possibly one of the most important novels I've ever read. It is set in the future in a world that is domina... READ MORE
Lorna at Dorking
Only Ever Yours YA edition
A startlingly important read.
I'll start this review with a big, bold statement: this is one of the most important novels I've ever read, Young Adult or otherwise. I don't want to give... READ MORE
Jenn Morgans
Only Ever Yours YA edition
I have to begin my review with a warning - this book is not suitable for vulnerable and easily impressionable teens. Having said that this is an amazingly ... READ MORE
Danielle
Only Ever Yours YA edition
Searing and pure genius
This book completely blew me away. It's a dystopian thriller with a little bit of horror thrown. The plot is slick, fresh and the writing is very direct. T... READ MORE
Hannah
Only Ever Yours YA edition
Brilliant!
This debut from Louise O'Neill is just brilliant! I have never read such a thought provoking book. She jumps right in and doesn't hold back. In todays soci... READ MORE
Sarah at Aviemore
Only Ever Yours YA edition
READ THIS NOW!!!
Ever since I have read this book I simply cannot stop raving about on our Waterstones Birmingham High St Young Adult Twitter @yabirmingham, in fact I think... READ MORE
Gem R
Only Ever Yours YA edition
Grim, bleak, and brilliant.
This a fantastic book - it's very dark and will leave you feeling pretty miserable, but you absolutely should read it. Louise takes our society twists it u... READ MORE
Stevie at Aberdeen
Only Ever Yours YA edition
Utterly unnerving and completely brilliant!
Razor sharp and deeply unnerving. This book is a dark look society and media pressures on young women today. What makes this book so chilling is the simple... READ MORE
Emma Smith at Bedford
Only Ever Yours YA edition
A brilliant twist on the Teen dystopian concept.
A really dark and modern take on the Handmaid's Tale/Stepford Wives concept. This is a great teen book that combines Mean Girls with a dystopian future wh... READ MORE
Becky Bookseller
Only Ever Yours YA edition
a fantastic new voice in YA and a refreshing take on the YA dystopian novel
This is a brave step away from the almost complacent dystopia that has been lining the YA shelves recently. Instead of a vaguely futuristic society with ap... READ MORE
Teresa at Bath
Only Ever Yours YA edition
Terrifying Future
Heartbreaking, horrifying and too close to the truth. The eves are mean to each other because that’s what they’ve been taught all their lives. Sounds famil... READ MORE
Dom at Ealing
Only Ever Yours YA edition
“Brilliant!”
This debut from Louise O'Neill is just brilliant! I have never read such a thought provoking book. She jumps right in and doesn't hold back. In todays soc... READ MORE
Sarah at Aviemore

Synopsis

Winner of the YA Book Prize

'Utterly magnificent . . . gripping, accomplished and dark' Marian Keyes

WINNER: Newcomer of the Year at the IBAs
WINNER: Bookseller YA Prize
WINNER: CBI Eilis Dillon Award
Buzzfeed's Best Books Written by Women in 2014

The bestselling novel about beauty, body image and betrayal

eves are designed, not made.
The School trains them to be pretty
The School trains them to be good.
The School trains them to Always be Willing.

All their lives, the eves have been waiting. Now, they are ready for the outside world.
companion . . . concubine . . . or chastity
Only the best will be chosen.
And only the Men decide.

  • Publisher: Quercus Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781848664159
  • Number of pages: 400
  • Weight: 320g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 130 x 28 mm

Customer Reviews

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Only Ever Yours YA edition
A fantastic book for teens and adults. This is probably the most important, and best, book I have read in ages. It's thought provoking, powerful, beautiful... READ MORE
Becky Tristram
Only Ever Yours YA edition
Gripping
Gripping book- couldn't put it down. Beware younger readers! Sometimes upsetting and some tricky subjects
abi smith
Only Ever Yours YA edition
Unique!
This book is unique! It will cause some serious debate. I was unable to predict the ending. It had been described as a dark dream? No it was certainly a ni... READ MORE
Fiona Sharp
Only Ever Yours YA edition
A Feminist Phenomenon
Only Ever Yours is a gripping, dark dystopian that deals with many problems teenage girls face in society today: having the perfect body image, being seen ... READ MORE
Megan Hemsley
Only Ever Yours YA edition
This book was an amazing storyline and had a very unexpected ending. It opened up many questions about what is wrong with society and how everyone should b... READ MORE
Emily Tait
Only Ever Yours YA edition
Probably my favourite book
This book is written so beautifully and O'neill has added the tiniest of details that show so much significance to the story. I would love this as a film t... READ MORE
Beth Furlong
Only Ever Yours YA edition
Amazing
This remains one of my most favourite books. Louise O’Neill touches on some very important issues in this gripping, yet disturbing novel. The fact that thi... READ MORE
QuibblerReader
Only Ever Yours YA edition
Unoriginal and Underwhelming
I picked up this book when I attended the Young Adult Literature Convention in London. Its premise was intriguing, and despite knowing that I shouldn’t jud... READ MORE
Amy Buckle