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Because It Is My Blood - A Novel

Gabrielle Zevin

"Every time I think I'm out, they pull me back in."- Michael Corleone, The Godfather Since her release from Liberty Children's Facility, Anya Balanchine is determined to follow the straight and narrow. Unfortunately, her criminal record is making it hard for her to do that. No high school wants her with a gun possession charge on her rap sheet. Plus, all the people in her life have moved on: Natty has skipped two grades at Holy Trinity, Scarlet and Gable seem closer than ever, and even Win is in a new relationship.But when old friends return demanding that certain debts be paid, Anya is thrown right back into the criminal world that she had been determined to escape. It's a journey that will take her across the ocean and straight into the heart of the birthplace of chocolate where her resolve--and her heart--will be tested as never before. Because It Is My Blood is the second novel in Gabrielle Zevin's Birthright series.

"Every time I think I'm out, they pull me back in."- Michael Corleone, The Godfather Since her release from Liberty Children's Facility, Anya Balanchine is determined to follow the straight and narrow. Unfortunately, her criminal record is making it hard for her to do that. No high school wants her with a gun possession charge on her rap sheet. Plus, all the people in her life have moved on: Natty has skipped two grades at Holy Trinity, Scarlet and Gable seem closer than ever, and even Win is in a new relationship.But when old friends return demanding that certain debts be paid, Anya is thrown right back into the criminal world that she had been determined to escape. It's a journey that will take her across the ocean and straight into the heart of the birthplace of chocolate where her resolve--and her heart--will be tested as never before. Because It Is My Blood is the second novel in Gabrielle Zevin's Birthright series.
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"Every time I think I'm out, they pull me back in."- Michael Corleone, The Godfather Since her release from Liberty Children's Facility, Anya Balanchine is determined to follow the straight and narrow. Unfortunately, her criminal record is making it hard for her to do that. No high school wants her with a gun possession charge on her rap sheet. Plus, all the people in her life have moved on: Natty has skipped two grades at Holy Trinity, Scarlet and Gable seem closer than ever, and even Win is in a new relationship.But when old friends return demanding that certain debts be paid, Anya is thrown right back into the criminal world that she had been determined to escape. It's a journey that will take her across the ocean and straight into the heart of the birthplace of chocolate where her resolve--and her heart--will be tested as never before. Because It Is My Blood is the second novel in Gabrielle Zevin's Birthright series.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Ilyana Kadushin

Length:

10h 49m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Introduction
Introduction

03:38


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

57:50


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

41:22


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

21:36


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

41:22


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

34:58


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

02:28


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

01:03:36


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

22:58


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

18:52


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

25:43


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

44:18


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

24:52


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

19:51


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

33:13


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

20:23


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

42:49


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

20:54


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

12:04


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

51:59


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

43:23


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

01:25