Unraveling Eleven by Jerri Chisholm

Book Genre Tag "Fantasy" with image of fantasy world of mountains and water

Rating: 4 out of 5.

So, to be totally honest here, I picked this one up without reading the synopsis because it’s book 2 and I just KNEW I wanted to read it! So…I was surprised to find that this wasn’t going to be a book about survival above ground, but instead one of surviving below…still. So, it took me a little to get over being a bit grumpy about that 😂!

If you haven’t read the first book in this series, Escaping Eleven, you definitely need to start there! It’s an amazing story that I loved!! Book 2 jumps into the story where book 1 left off…SPOILERS… Eve and Wren are above ground, but they soon realize they can’t survive up there. They don’t know anything about the world, what to eat, how to fight animals off, what water is safe, etc. And so, they return to Eleven. Their lives return to normal a bit, there are lover’s spats, Eve punches people, and they realize they need to try to save everyone in the compound, not just themselves. But obviously that’s not as easy as it seems!

I really thought the plot was wonderful. There was excellent character growth for our Eve as she struggles with her personal demons and some other situations throughout the book. I also got to enjoy some great punches thrown by Eve to some well-deserving faces! As the story progresses, we gain insight into some things that happened in book 1, that really light a fire for Eve and Wren.

I really enjoyed the story, and I think it set up a book three nicely! Can’t wait to get my hands on that one!!

Where to Find This Book:

Amazon ~ Goodreads

In Compound Eleven, freedom from tyranny is impossible.

My name is Eve Hamilton, and I’ve managed the impossible.

I am free.

Until just like that, it is wrenched from my grasp. And this time, the corridors of the dark underground city are even more dangerous than ever before. But my brief taste of freedom has left me with something useful, something powerful, something that terrifies the leaders of Compound Eleven.

And now I have a monster inside.

One I’ll need to learn to control, and fast, or I’ll lose everything and everyone I hold dear. Starting with Wren Edelman. The one boy who has taught me that anything is possible if we stick together.

But will that matter if I become the very thing he fears the most?

Just the Facts:

Unraveling Eleven by Jerri Chisholm
Genre: Post-Apoc / Dystopian
Publisher: Entangled Teen
Pub Date: November 16, 2021

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I was provided a gifted copy of this book for free. I am leaving my honest review voluntarily.

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