Thrifty Thursday: No Safe Haven by Kyla Stone #KylaStone #ThriftyThursday

Posted October 18, 2018 by Anne - Books of My Heart in Book Review, Thrifty Thursday / 12 Comments

The purpose of Thrifty Thursday is to read a book which was free (at some point).

Kindle freebie on August 22, 2018  (currently $3.99 at Amazon and available in Kindle Unlimited as of writing this post)

Overall rating 4.38 with 107 ratings and 27 reviews

Thrifty Thursday: No Safe Haven by Kyla Stone #KylaStone #ThriftyThursdayNo Safe Haven by Kyla Stone
Published by Indie on August 13, 2018
Genres: Dystopia
Pages: 286
Format: eBook
Source: Purchased
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Run to save your life—or stay and fight for what's yours...
Isolated at her family's wildlife refuge in northern Georgia, Raven longs to escape. Instead, she spends her days shoveling manure for bears and wolves—until her father contracts the deadly Hydra virus.

Desperate to help him, Raven journeys into town to get medicine, only to discover the outside world is collapsing into chaos. There are no police, no laws, and no hospitals. No one is coming to help.

The wildlife refuge she once resented now offers sanctuary—plenty of food, shelter, and the safety of electrified fences. Using the skills her father taught her, Raven knows how to survive.

But the threat is just beginning. The electrified fences may be failing. Even worse, a dangerous gang tracks Raven back to the refuge. And they'll stop at nothing to take what she has...

Raven can run. Or she can stand her ground, risking everything to defend the animals—and her home.

I always pick my Thrifty Thursday books on a variety of criteria. I look to find something in the genre I am wanting and the overall ratings. Sometimes, I try to find one to fit a reading challenge. This time of year, I am working to read all the new release ones since they count for the New Release Challenge.

No Safe Haven is the story of a very new adult in a world where things have gone very badly.  Raven is rather immature but is well trained in her own isolated world to survive. The story is jam packed with action as the world heads from bad to worse.  A few times, it doesn’t seem realistic she could survive when she has a bit of TSTL actions.

Overall, I really enjoyed Raven’s emotional process of coming to terms with the hard reality of survival. She has to place a value on different lives, including her own. I love her skills with outdoor survival, and her affinity with animals.

These are only Kindle freebies I get, or ones through author newsletters which anyone can sign up and get for free. I don’t include things like Kindle Unlimited or Prime Free Reading (I do have it). Both Tantor and Audible have occasional free audios (to anyone) and I do include those.  Since I one-click on 1-2 freebies a day or probably at least 5 a week, I came up with this feature to make sure I start reading them.

So I have thought about doing a Thrifty Thursday Challenge someday. For now,  what I think would be fun is if you have read and reviewed  a freebie, link up to your review (Goodreads, blog, facebook or wherever) below.

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Posted October 18, 2018 by Anne - Books of My Heart in Book Review, Thrifty Thursday / 12 Comments

12 responses to “Thrifty Thursday: No Safe Haven by Kyla Stone

    • I really did enjoy this. My enjoyment level was probably a 4, but I could see the need for further character development and world-building so it ended up a 3 if that makes sense. I had to start doing this Thrifty Thursday to start reading at least some of them. One a month is not so good. I hope to read multiple of the Christmas ones I have for HoHoHoRAT and eventually do more than one a month since I get 5-15 a week!!!