City of Shattered Light

City of Shattered Light

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As darkness closes in on the city of shattered light, an heiress and an outlaw must decide whether to fend for themselves or fight for each other.

As heiress to a powerful tech empire, seventeen-year-old Asa Almeida strives to prove she's more than her manipulative father's shadow. But when he uploads her rebellious sister’s mind to an experimental brain, Asa will do anything to save her sister from reprogramming—including fleeing her predetermined future with her sister’s digitized mind in tow. With a bounty on her head and a rogue A.I. hunting her, Asa’s getaway ship crash-lands in the worst possible place: the neon-drenched outlaw paradise, Requiem.

Gun-slinging smuggler Riven Hawthorne is determined to claw her way up Requiem’s underworld hierarchy. A runaway rich girl is exactly the bounty Riven needs—until a nasty computer virus spreads in Asa’s wake, causing a citywide blackout and tech quarantine. To get the payout for Asa and save Requiem from the monster in its circuits, Riven must team up with her captive.

Riven breaks skulls the way Asa breaks circuits, but their opponent is unlike anything they’ve ever seen. The A.I. exploits the girls’ darkest memories and deepest secrets, threatening to shatter the fragile alliance they’re both depending on. As one of Requiem’s 154-hour nights grows darker, the girls must decide whether to fend for themselves or fight for each other before Riven’s city and Asa’s sister are snuffed out forever.

Title:City of Shattered Light
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9781635830712
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    City of Shattered Light Reviews

  • katie ?

    i'm a simple person—i see sapphics on a cover, and i add it....

  • Lex Kent

    3.50 A solid debut. This book was one of my most anticipated books of 2021, so I was very excited to get my hands on it. While I did like the read, it might be a case of my expectations being too high...

  • Lucie V.

    I received a copy of this book via NetGalley (thank you North Star Editions). All thoughts and opinions are my own. ✅ Gorgeous cover ✅ Plot ✅ Action✅ Characters (and a really badass MC) ✅ R...

  • Shay ?

    4.7 stars. spoiler-free!Buddy read with Trisha (click here for Trisha's review) & Ritz (click here for Ritz's review)! "Right now, she was a part of one of the galaxy's biggest crime syndicates...

  • human

    i promised myself that i wouldn't read any books with the word 'shatter' in the title after this dumpster fire, but after some reconsideration*, i have decided to make an exception.*i saw the cover...

  • Ritz

    Huge thanks to Netgalley, as well as North Star Editions for sending me an ARC of ‘City of Shattered Light’ in exchange for an honest, unbiased review! All quotes in this review are subject to cha...

  • Claire

    Author’s note (content warnings at the bottom!)This is the unexpected, scrappy-underdog book of my heart, with characters who already feel like old friends and a world that still pervades my dreams....

  • Renaissance Kate

    The author: If you love disaster sapphics, Six of Crows-style heist teams, and vibrant cyberpunk worlds, give it a try!Me: Say no more.Thank you to North Star Editions/Flux via Netgalley for providing...

  • Harrow

    The best thing about this book is that it was an action-packed, quick read. I liked the unique world building with exciting plot. The faced paced action scenes definitely did not disappoint. But that ...

  • Maddie (Inking & Thinking)

    ⭐️ 4 Stars ⭐️ When I was scrolling through NetGalley to request some newly released ARCs, this one caught my eye. The cover was so pretty, and so I clicked on it to read more. The Synopsis sou...