The Tenth Girl by Sara Faring Blog Tour with Review & Giveaway @The_FFBC @sarafaring

Welcome to our stop of The Tenth Girl blog tour. Our stop includes a review and giveaway. Be sure to visit the other blogs that are participating to see other reviews and guest posts. You can find the tour schedule here.

Publisher: Imprint
Release Date: September 24th 2019
Genre: Young Adult, Thriller, Horror, Mystery, Historical Fiction

Simmering in Patagonian myth, The Tenth Girl is a gothic psychological thriller with a haunting twist.

At the very southern tip of South America looms an isolated finishing school. Legend has it that the land will curse those who settle there. But for Mavi—a bold Buenos Aires native fleeing the military regime that took her mother—it offers an escape to a new life as a young teacher to Argentina’s elite girls.

Mavi tries to embrace the strangeness of the imposing house—despite warnings not to roam at night, threats from an enigmatic young man, and rumors of mysterious Others. But one of Mavi’s ten students is missing, and when students and teachers alike begin to behave as if possessed, the forces haunting this unholy cliff will no longer be ignored.

One of these spirits holds a secret that could unravel Mavi's existence. In order to survive she must solve a cosmic mystery—and then fight for her life.

I found myself drawn to this book from beginning to end as it simply isn't your typical young adult book. I am however finding it difficult to write a proper review because to do so would have me revealing many spoilers and I don't do spoilers.
I can say that this read is creepy, horrifying and at times revolting. There's also the fantastic elements of fantasy and mythology. I must make note that there are also indeed some triggers like sexual assaults and acts of pedophilia so this book, as you'll see from the various reviews isn't for everyone.
The author took me on a horrific ride which I won't soon forget and I am looking forward to reading her next book as this debut novel is off to a fantastic start. We give this book:

{I requested a review copy via NetGalley and made no guarantee of a favorable review. The opinions contained herein are unbiased and my own.}

Born in Los Angeles, Sara Faring is a multi-lingual Argentine-American fascinated by literary puzzles. After working in investment banking at J.P. Morgan, she worked at Penguin Random House. She holds degrees from the University of Pennsylvania in International Studies and from the Wharton School in Business. She currently resides in New York City. 
Her first novel, The Tenth Girl, will be released by Macmillan/Imprint on September 24, 2019. Sara is represented by Sarah Bedingfield at Levine Greenberg Rostan Agency. 

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