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WHEN TRUTH AND JUSTICE ARE NO LONGER BLACK AND WHITE ISSUES.. ., Sephy is a Cross, one of the privileged in a society where the ruling Crosses. Persephone Hadley is six months pregnant with a mixed-race baby. In their society this fact alone will threaten the child’s life every day. To make matters worse. Editorial Reviews. From School Library Journal. Grade 9 Up—In this sequel to Naughts and Facebook Twitter Pinterest. Kindle App Ad. Look inside this book. Knife Edge: Book 2 (Noughts And Crosses) by [Blackman, Malorie].

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There are several scenes where this story gives a powerful punch and I flinch at its brutality, but this is what makes the book so realistic and moving. Must redeem within 90 days.

This book was very moving getting to know Callie Rose more. Sephy and Callum made the first book, not only in being strong characters themselves, but how the plot was intertwined around them whilst continually shifting perspective.

Published June 30th by Corgi Childrens first published August 7th Sephy is a cross, the privileged edte by noughts as inferiors, but Callum was a nought. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. I was totally hooked this weekend as you will see by how much of this series I managed to read.

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Frustrated and confused with his feelings for a cross, Jude beats her severely mallorie runs off with a large amount of money. Thank you so much Malorie Blackman, for writing these books! He then orders Tobey to meet him at his warehouse. More books from this author: As I mentioned earlier, Noughts and Crosses is its own complete story and therefore this book takes the story to completely new heights. Callum’s troubled elder sister, Lynette, commits suicide by throwing herself in front of a bus.

Their world, technologically at least, is similar to the one we live in today: Callum’s guard, Jack, delivers a letter, written by Callum before he died, saying that he never loved her and could not believe that she was stupid enough to fall for him. Jude’s announcement at the end was quite clever of him putting Sephy in it as well as Andrew Edgd while clearing his name. Knifw tells Sephy that if she keeps her child, Callum will be hanged, but if she has the abortion, he will serve years in prison instead.


From Sephy’s POV, this book shows us how broken Callum’s death left her and how a few well choosen words can have disasterous effects.

They start kissing and touching knfe other. I can’t get enough of this series.

Although he loathes Crosses, he begins to fall in love kinfe her. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. However, Callum’s mother isn’t holding a grudge against Sephy. The members of the LM deliver a message to Sephy’s father, Kamal, to release at least five LM from prison and pay edeg if he wants to see Sephy alive. Preview — Knife Edge by Malorie Blackman. I bought this for my year-old, who loved the first one. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids.

This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Krisher’s Spite Fences Random, address similar issues, but with rich characters and taut feeling. Jude eedge Sephy permission to call an ambulance for Minerva and tells her that he knows she cares about her sister and her family, especially her child.

Bon sang, tant mieux! Around the Year i Jasmine becomes an alcoholic. She faces pressure from both her less-than-understanding Cross family and her disintegrating Naught family, and everyone in between.

She enters the house and discovers that Callum had left her a letter telling her to meet him at the family’s private beach. Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts.

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No one could begin to guess at the depth of the hatred I held for Sephy Hadley. However, he cannot keep clinging to some kind of no-man’s land while the neighbourhood around him is carved up by rival gangs, one headed by a ruthless man, Alex McAuley, the head of a gang of noughts, and another headed by the Dowds, the head of a gang of crosses. Jul 02, Reading Corner rated it it was amazing Shelves: A lot of what he said and did was packed full of all different kinds of emotions.


However, Callum has decided to join the LM, against the wishes of his mother, and he does not read the letter until just before Sephy leaves. Callum has to leave school, and Ryan faces the gallows. Jude punches Sephy in the stomach, and the gang members take her to their hideout.

The play garnered positive reviews, with Blackman herself saying that she knkfe it was in really safe hands”. And she’s not alone. I liked it but I preferred noughts and crosses because I felt more link to the characters knice I had more emotions however I liked the book anyhow and can’t wait to read checkmate. May 10, Rosanna Threakall rated it it was amazing Shelves: When Minerva tries to change her mind, Sephy declares that she hates the baby because it was alive and that Callum should be alive instead.

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Sephy is a Cross, one blackmah the privileged in a society where the ruling Crosses treat the pale-skinned noughts as inferiors. Best book series ever. When readers left Sephy in Naughts and Crossesthe black, privileged teen was pregnant by her minority white boyfriend, Callum, who had just been hanged for being part of the Liberation Militia.