The Dead-Tossed Waves

Just finished reading the Dead-tossed Waves by Carrie Ryan, her second book.  It was sooo lovely.  Ms, Ryan, my apologies, but I just have to  quote you:

I remember my mother telling me earlier that we are nothing more than our stories.  I look at the masses of dead flesh, at all the stories that are now forever silenced.

The book is full of lovely paragraphs like that.  I recommend both this and her first novel, The Forest of Hands and Teeth.


About Bea Turvey apprentice author and witch

I am a wild-haired author who cannot stop writing. The writing process is not a task for me. It is an extension of myself. When I write, I lose myself as easily as if I slipped into the story for a swim. Writing became a serious part of my life in Decmber of 2009. Unless you're reading this in 2017 it wasn't that long ago, and the bug hit me hard and fast. My first novel, Banished, was published in March 2010 and is available at If you read it, or anything else I've written, I hope you'll post a review and let me know why you liked it - or even why not!
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