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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Oct 10, Hannah Rae rated it liked it Shelves: He is virtually certain to get the death sentence since his fingerprints are all over her apartment and had been seen with her by several witnesses. I knkfe made me cry even more than the first one, which had the hanging scene. Jude efge so messed up. Which is great, of course, but I found one of the characters overly disagreeable, and that kinda influenced my liking of the story as a whole.

Around the Year i This book shows us Jude’s character in more detail than Noughts and Crosses did, because we have a lot of chapters from his POV, and we see him falling in love – with a Cross. She was the change. I dege the prequel and it stunned me. That is a lie, and Sephy later threatens to kill Jude if he ever hurts her child.

But also along the way, both of their lives become even more complex, and even more damaged.

And his first step is to get rid of Sephy. He then hears Sephy shouting, ‘I love you’. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase.

See all Editorial Reviews. How’s everything going to continue? There was so so so much potential for him to live a good life if he could just let go of all that rage and hate that was accumulating inside of him. Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts.


I highly recommend this series to anyone and I will be knif on with the others very soon because I’m so excited to find out what’s going to happen and how the rest of the story will pan out.

They eventually resume their relationship and admit their love. Sephy tells Callum that she had seen Andrew, without knowing his identity, in her house with Kamal, which shows that Andrew is a government informer. However, he is almost killed by two more of McAuley’s minions. He makes incredibly bad choices but Sephy Hadley is one of my fave characters of all time and this entire book my heart aches for all she’s lost and all she’s trying to do; only re-reading it at the age I am now have I realised just how young she is and how much weight is on her brave little shoulders.

I cried at the end One is killed, and the other is put in jail. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. I hope it finishes on a high note. Callum has to leave school, and Ryan faces the gallows. Such a cliffhanger – I have to read the next one as soon edgw possible!! In this racist society, where black-skinned Crosses subject white-skinned naughts to crushing racial prejudice, Sephy stands in a dangerous middle ground.

She enjoyed it so much, that she read it in 48 hours. Would definitely use this seller again! Deal with some very controversial issues superbly Just utterly amazing! The first quarter of the book, Persephone’s point of view is in second person, addressing knjfe daughter, which I found really interesting.

How could Jude be so delusional I just wanted to scream out to the world and rip my hair at that part. I think made me cry even more than the first one, which had the hanging scene. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. However, Cara’s death – like Callum’s – was completely necessary.


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Her best friend and later boyfriend, Tobey, is worried about his own future. I literally flew through this book in one sitting because I didn’t want to put it down till I finished it. Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, egde. All the books are very symbolic and it is a cleverly thought out plan. Cannot wait to finish the trilogy. To ask other readers questions about Knife Edgeplease sign up.

When her brother-in-law’s violent behavior leads to murder, Sephy provides a false alibi to save Jude, but doing so irreparably damages other lives. I don’t know and I’m keen to find out.

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Knife Edge by Malorie Blackman – review

Minerva, in an attempt to save Sephy and herself, runs towards the front door and screams to attract attention. Sephy’s life begins to fall apart.

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Jude’s announcement at the end was quite clever of him putting Sephy in it as well as Andrew Dorn while clearing his name. Will Sephy be forced, once again, to take sides? He talks her into spending the night with her in an abandoned shack for her to recover. Share your thoughts with other customers. I still havent read the third one, but I ordered it and cant wait.