Jane Unlimited, by Kristin Cashore
Nothing was more exciting to this reader than the drop of Jane Unlimited. Kristin Cashore’s immense imagination, beautiful writing style and incredible character creation was sorely missed in the years between her last book and this novel.
From the Blurb:
“Jane has lived a mostly ordinary life, raised by her recently deceased aunt Magnolia, whom she counted on to turn life into an adventure. Without Aunt Magnolia, Jane is lost. So she's easily swept away when a glamorous, capricious, and wealthy acquaintance from years ago asks Jane to accompany her to a gala at the extravagant island mansion called Tu Reviens. Jane remembers her aunt telling her: "If anyone ever invites to you to Tu Reviens, promise me that you'll go." What Jane doesn't know is that the house will offer her five choices that could ultimately determine the course of her life.
One choice leads Jane into a heist mystery. Another takes her into a spy thriller. She finds herself in a gothic horror story, a space opera, and an extraordinary fantasy realm. She might fall in love, she might lose her life, she might come face-to-face with herself. Every choice comes with a price. But together, all the choices will lead her to the truth.”
This book is a roller-coaster adventure. Every moment is fresh and new and every possibility is explored. Ultimately this is a book about people. Telling the story of every person Jane meets, every possibility uncovered. While the first half of the novel stays firmly in the real world the second half dives into Cashore’s incredible imagination. Taking on a fantasy edge this book increases its complexity and begs you all the time to ask yourself, ‘what would you choose?’.
This is a real read-in-a-day book. You won’t be able to put it down once you’ve dived in, and these characters will continue to live rent free in your mind long after you’ve put it down.
We Give Jane Unlimited Five Stars.
ISBN - 978-0-735-23075-0 Cover Price - £6.99