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Scavenger Girl by Jennifer Arntson - Guest Blogger Book Review

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Stripped of their birthright and shunned by the people of Ashlund, Una and her family are forced to live on the fringe of society as Scavengers. There is no question that her family's bond is strong, but the law of the Authority is stronger...and soon it will come to collect her. After all, the family is on borrowed time already.

When a night of torment and truth reveals well kept secrets, Una takes new freedoms - free from the Authority, her family, and possibly her fate. Pulled between the life she's always known and a world where status and rituals are everything, Una struggles to understand a culture that has rejected all she holds dear. As Atchem comes to an end and she learns who she really is, will Una find the courage to do what it takes to ensure her family's survival, or will she find the faith to follow her heart?

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Jennifer's Review

It’s a good book. I enjoyed reading it, and there were parts of it where I could not put the book down because I just had to know what would happen next. 
It’s about a girl named Una and her family, who are scavengers, which means they live like poor people, claim what others don’t want or need, and eat whatever gets thrown out. 
One day at the market, Una and her mother meet a vendor named Pantis, who has a grandson named Blue. Una falls in love with Blue and they have fun together. Una also loves her brother, Calish, but is worried that it’s wrong to love him. 
She soon learns a secret that tears her away from her family, and she stays with Blue till she learns about his life. She’s torn trying to decide who to live with and what to believe. 
What does she decide? Read on to find out. 
I give this book 5 stars.

Author Bio
I'm a dreamer kept well grounded by my amazing husband and two ever-changing children. I have a flare for the dramatic, am adventurous with food, and constantly looking for my next adrenaline rush. When I'm not torturing the keys on my laptop with another novel in progress, you'll find me devouring life before I'm too old and my legs give up on me. Enough about me, let me introduce you to three people far more interesting than myself...

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