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Secondborn Audiobook

Secondborn: Secondborn, Book 1

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Publisher's Summary

Firstborns rule society. Secondborns are the property of the government. Thirdborns are not tolerated. Long live the Fates Republic.

On Transition Day, the second child in every family is taken by the government and forced into servitude. Roselle St. Sismode's eighteenth birthday arrives with harsh realizations: she's to become a soldier for the Fate of Swords military arm of the Republic during the bloodiest rebellion in history, and her elite firstborn mother is happy to see her go.

Televised since her early childhood, Roselle's privileged upbringing has earned her the resentment of her secondborn peers. Now her decision to spare an enemy on the battlefield marks her as a traitor to the state.

But Roselle finds an ally - and more - in fellow secondborn conscript Hawthorne Trugrave. As the consequences of her actions ripple throughout the Fates Republic, can Roselle create a destiny of her own? Or will her Fate override everything she fights for - even love?

©2017 Amy A. Bartol. (P)2017 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved.

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    Rebel 15/08/2017
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    "Surprisingly good!"

    Was a little put off by the whole first born second born angle however really enjoyed the story.

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  • Caro
    Everywhere
    07/08/17
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    "What a good book....."
    Would you listen to Secondborn again? Why?

    I'm not used to plain modern day Sci Fi / Fantasy,but...... I was intrigued by the short summary of this book and decided to give it a try. I was inno way disappointed. The plot line is new and original. The action is mostly fast paced. The suspense is palpable. Bravo!!!


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Secondborn?

    The end is very surprising.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    Again I would say the ending. Although as with most books I TrueType enjoy,I wanted it to go on and on....


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

    Hard to say. I'm not much of a movie buff..


    Any additional comments?

    Exceptional story and narration.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Drthomps777
    04/08/17
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    "Amazing Story"

    I honestly was reluctant to read this book because I wanted Bartol to focus writing more books related to the Kricket story. I'm glad I gave in. This is an amazing book. I cannot wait for book 2 to come out. I think that it'll be released sometime in 2018 🙁.... It's too long of a wait!!

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Peters
    07/08/17
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    "Amazing"

    this book was amazing. can't wait to read the rest. it reminded me a little of Catching Fire

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    16/08/17
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    "Love it!!"

    Can't wait for the second book!! Kept me engaged from beginning to end. Also, such well rounded characters. Feel like I know them and have fallen for them.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • rachel bowen
    15/08/17
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    "I love Amy."

    Amy has always made wonderful characters and exciting worlds. My biggest complaint is that I have to wait a year to find out what happens.

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  • elizabeth
    pequot lakes, MN, United States
    14/08/17
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    "I LOVED this book"

    this book was phenomenal! stop questioning it and get it!
    Great story line I can't wait for the next book in the series!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Anson Pang
    ABILENE, TX, US
    13/08/17
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    "Took a chance and so glad I did."

    Took a chance with a new to me author. This story was brilliantly written and performed. I don't mind that I lost sleep wanting to finish chapter after chapter. I can't wait for the second book in this series.

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  • BrookeCat
    11/08/17
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    "Couldn't stop listening"

    I loved the Kricket series. I couldn't stop listening. Amy A. Bartol is an incredible story teller and I can't wait to see more from her!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Kindle Customer
    08/08/17
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    "Hope 2nd book coming soon."

    I enjoyed the Kricket series book by Amy Bartol. When I read the plot summary, I was slightly hesistant to read the book. I got hooked when Roselle was transitioned and did not want to stop listening.

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  • Jendy73
    03/08/17
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    "Great book!"

    I loved the story and can't wait for the next one to come onto audio.

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