Essie is a master at surviving. Since arriving on the planet Thanda at a young age, Essie has done whatever she can to provide for herself. She earns her keep by fighting the toughest fighters on Thanda, and she is very good at it. Not only is Essie a fighter, she is also a mechanic. Therefore, when a strange man named Dane crash-lands his ship on Thanda, Essie is the only one capable of helping him repair it.
But it soon becomes apparent that Dane’s crash was no accident, and Essie is pulled into a dangerous adventure that threatens everything she has worked for. Faced with two impossible decisions, Essie must delve into her memories and face the fears that have plagued her for years. If she can face the darkness of her past, Essie can brighten the entire universe’s future. But with so much pressure riding on her shoulders, the strain may be too much to bear.
Full of strong characters, plenty of action and the thrill of excitement and mystery, STITCHING SNOW does not let its readers go.
STITCHING SNOW by R.C. Lewis is an original, entrancing retelling of the classic fairytale Snow White. Full of strong characters, plenty of action and the thrill of excitement and mystery, STITCHING SNOW does not let its readers go. Essie, the novel’s main character, is fierce and strong yet extremely vulnerable. Although she has fears just like anyone else, she struggles to face them in order to help others. She truly is a character to root for. Dane is a mystery for a large portion of the novel, yet it is apparent that he is a good person. His concern for Essie is heartwarming, and the reader can tell that he struggles with deciding the right thing to do in a very corrupt world.
STITCHING SNOW by R.C. Lewis is full of adventure. Essie and Dane never get a chance to rest in this novel, and neither does the reader. R.C. Lewis interweaves many secrets in the book; even at the very end of the novel we are learning more truths about the characters. This makes STITCHING SNOW an incredibly exciting novel to read. R.C. Lewis keeps the excitement going up to the very end in this novel. Readers will fall in love with the fierce, caring characters and the adventure, excitement and mystery will keep their eyes glued to the page.
Reviewed by Kate F., Teen Board Member on October 15, 2014