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Young Adult Fiction 1458
Dark and Heartfelt
Overall rating 
 
4.7
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
The Marbury Lens is a brutal, intense book. You will cringe, you will cry, you might laugh, and you will definitely feel uncomfortable. Jack is endearing, despite the incredible hardships he must go through. Follow him into the world of Marbury, if you dare!
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