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Only Ever Yours YA edition

YA Book Prize, 2015

Paperback / ISBN-13: 9781848664159

Price: £7.99

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‘Utterly magnificent . . . gripping, accomplished and dark’ Marian Keyes

WINNER: Newcomer of the Year at the IBAs
WINNER: Bookseller YA Prize

WINNER: CBI Eilis Dillon Award
Buzzfeed’s Best Books Written by Women in 2014

The bestselling novel about beauty, body image and betrayal

eves are designed, not made.
The School trains them to be pretty
The School trains them to be good.
The School trains them to Always be Willing.

All their lives, the eves have been waiting. Now, they are ready for the outside world.
companion . . . concubine . . . or chastity
Only the best will be chosen.
And only the Men decide.

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The Handmaid's Tale meets Mean Girls'
The Vagenda
Gripping ... like all the best dystopias, Only Ever Yours is about the world we live in now
Irish Times
A dark dream. A vivid nightmare. The world O'Neill imagines is frightening because it could come true. She writes with a scalpel
Jeanette Winterson
Utterly magnificent ... gripping, accomplished and dark
Marian Keyes
Deep, dark and frighteningly believable, this book will stay with you for a long time
Marie Claire
Compelling writing ... this only-too-real dystopia grips from beginning to end
Deserves to be read by young and old, male and female, the world over in the same way Harry Potter and The Hunger Games were
Sunday Independent
Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale with a post-millennial twist
The Journal.ie
The bleakness of The Catcher in the Rye, the satire of The Stepford Wives and it made me recall Nineteen Eighty-Four ... a fresh and original talent
Irish Independent
Terrifying but captivating
A sparkling debut that will really make you think
'Compelling and frightening'
Irish Examiner
An ingenious exploration of gender roles, female identity and female competition
'Terrifying and heartbreaking, O'Neill's story reads like an heir to Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale and MT Anderson's Feed, and, like those two books, it's sure to be discussed for years to come'
Publisher's Weekly
'A stunning debut set in a dystopian future that has everyone talking . . . once read, will never be forgotten'
Irish Independent
Dark, gripping . . . should be mandatory reading everywhere
The F Word