Review: A Thousand Pieces Of You (Firebird #1) by Claudia Gray


A Thousand Pieces Of You
Series: Firebird #1
Author: Claudia Gray
Published October 7th 2014 by HarperCollins

Goodreads Synopsis
Every Day meets Cloud Atlas in this heart-racing, space- and time-bending, epic new trilogy from New York Times bestselling author Claudia Gray.
Marguerite Caine’s physicist parents are known for their radical scientific achievements. Their most astonishing invention: the Firebird, which allows users to jump into parallel universes, some vastly altered from our own. But when Marguerite’s father is murdered, the killer—her parent’s handsome and enigmatic assistant Paul—escapes into another dimension before the law can touch him.
Marguerite can’t let the man who destroyed her family go free, and she races after Paul through different universes, where their lives entangle in increasingly familiar ways. With each encounter she begins to question Paul’s guilt—and her own heart. Soon she discovers the truth behind her father’s death is more sinister than she ever could have imagined.
A Thousand Pieces of You explores a reality where we witness the countless other lives we might lead in an amazingly intricate multiverse, and ask whether, amid infinite possibilities, one love can endure.

Everything about this book was absolutely beautiful, from the cover, to the settings, to the writing style. I think I'm actually in love.

The characters were all amazing, and the romance was spectacular. Marguerite and Paul's relationship in the Russian dimension was beautiful, and I hope this aspect of the story will be explored further. Also, Theo, whom I wasn't a fan of at first, I feel as though there is more to him beneath the surface, that is just waiting to break free.

The different worlds which Marguerite explored were all spectacular in their own way, but my favourite was definitely the Russian Imperial dimension, especially considering I'm currently doing a university module on Imperial Russia.

I can't wait for Ten Thousand Skies Above You, and would definitely recommend this series to everyone!

Dates Read:
March 4 to 8, 2015

5 Stars  

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  1. I've yet to check this book out, but I LOVE the covers. And the sequel is even prettier! Might have to bump it up my tbr pile. Great review!!!

    Melissa @ The Reader and the Chef

    1. Thanks Melissa! The covers are so beautiful, just like the story. I hope you enjoy it when you get round to reading the book :)

  2. I loved this book as well, so much so I read it in a day. I am very excited to see where Paul and Marguerite's relationship goes in the next book as well as what happens to Theo. Good read!

    1. Thanks Jasmine! I'm hoping Paul & Marguerite are happy in TTSAY, but there will probably be a lot of angst too :/

  3. I've put off reading this one and I don't really know why. Your review has me itching to go out and buy a copy tomorrow. I might wait till the next book is out, that way I can binge read them. Great review :)

    1. Aww, thanks! It might be a good idea to wait for book 2, as it has a bit of a cliffhanger-y ending. Whatever you do, I hope you enjoy it as much as I did :)