Book 1: Night Creatures Series. In Ixion music and party are our only beliefs. Darkness is our comfort. We have few rules but they are absolute Retra doesn’t . Title: Burn Bright. Author: Marianne de Pierres. Genre: Dystopian YA. Publisher: Random House Australia Publication date: March 1st Burn Bright by Marianne de Pierres. likes. A party island with a sinister secret.

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The only content we will consider removing is spam, slanderous attacks on other members, or extremely offensive content eg. I will admit that at first my expectations for this novel were low – a young adult book about ‘night creatures’ screamed some trashy ‘vegan vampire’ fiction.

Mar 15, karen rated it it was ok Shelves: I don’t think there will be a lot of spoilers in here, but there might be some small ones, so be warned. Why we do a lot of the things we do.

And aside from Retra, there’s a whole bunch of characters who actually contribute. And I confess, after reading that line I was imagining an outcome of donkey ears and wooden noses. They remained pale and – mostly – uninteresting to me. If, like me, you cannot wait and would like to order it in the meantime, it’s available for international shipping from the Australian bookseller Dymocks.


I was surprised to find, however, that some of the dialogue was not nearly as elegant as the surroundings, and actually bordered on being a little stiff at times. Retra doesn’t want to go to Ixion, the island of ever-night. To ask Marianne de Pierres questions, please sign up.

Island of ever-night, ever-youth and never-sleep.

Chaos Space Sentients of Orion, 2 3. Refresh and try again. She lives in Brisbane, Australia, with her husband and three galahs.

Burn Bright (Night Creatures, #1) by Marianne de Pierres

No trivia or quizzes yet. Just a whole lot karianne lustiness, and I like books that create a sexy atmosphere without being overtly sexual.

There’s just so much more intrigue and questions that came up at Burn Bright’s conclusion. I am the wrong person to ask: Burn bright, but do not stray from the paths.

I would also have liked to have seen more emotional depth with the relationships between Ret and her brother and her friends and her love interests. I got totally lost in those last couple of pages. Like when Retra had Confession. I had intended to write an …more Hi Bidisha, Lenoir disappeared. In order to reach the isle, young people and only young people are mariannne there must break all What a ride!

Not everything was entirely clear though. As for the protagonist, she interests me a lot. I bufn sucked into this world, the atmosphere was brilliant and I did not want to leave.

Marianne de Pierres (Author of Burn Bright)

Burn Bright is of those ideas that just lit fire to my imagination and made me wonder what this story would entail and what dark delights would lay within its pages. The island of Ixion exists purely for pleasure and purely for young. Burn Bright by Marianne de Pierres topic. It will be my magnum opus.


I found it unputdownable, sensory rich and utterly absorbing. Imagine a place where there are no elders, no rules, no punishment; only music, laughter and freedom. It’s a dystopian tale with splashes of sci-fi.

Burn Bright

A place where desires are acted upon without care and every person burns bright with life. Once inhabitants reach their adult years, they are withdrawn from society while the party continues on the island.

Since it’s fresh in that respect, I can see why other readers would be enamored with it. Marianne de Pierres Fans — members — last activity Jan 03, A life that thrives on our our fears, skitters away from our comforts, draws questions from our concerns. Honestly, Ixion is a fantastically realized world, holding the madness of Lewis Carroll’s Wonderland and the strangeness of J.