The Grace Year Summary
Kim Liggett

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The Grace Year Overview

In this young adult, dystopian fiction, Liggett writes a gripping first person narration that follows her protagonist, 16-year-old Tierney James, through her transition into womanhood. With her own interest in and experience with the arcane, Liggett creates a world centered around the fear of women’s magic, as Tierney struggles to survive the misogynistic political climate she was born into. As Tierney faces the many challenges of the notorious grace year, Liggett explores themes on solidarity, social conditioning, the human body, and religion and sin.

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