The Girl Who Dared to Think

7 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 2,960 ratings

The Girl Who Dared to Think Publisher's Summary

An unforgettable tale brimming with suspense, mystery and romance - The Girl Who Dared to Think will thrill fans of The Gender Game, Divergent, and The Hunger Games....

How do you fight an enemy when they're inside your mind?

A gargantuan glass-walled tower looms over a deadly wilderness. They say it's all that's left.

The Tower's survival is humanity's survival, and each must serve it faithfully....

Twenty-year-old Liana Castell must be careful what she thinks. Her life is defined by the number on her wristband - a rating out of 10 awarded based on her usefulness and loyalty to the Tower, and monitored by a device in her skull. A device that reports forbidden thoughts.

Liana is currently a four, the lowest possible acceptable score, and despite her parents' perfect scores of 10, she struggles to increase it. Rebellious ideas come all too easily, and resentfulness seems part of her being. She is an overseer-in-training, but her future will be dark if she cannot raise her worth....

Threes require drug treatment.

Twos are isolated.

Ones disappear.

When Liana's worst nightmare comes to pass and she drops to a three, desperation spurs her down a path few dare to tread. A chance encounter with a cocky young man whose shockingly dissident attitude toward the Tower couldn't possibly have earned him the perfect "10" on his wrist, sets her on a trail to save herself - even at the risk of dropping lower.

Stalking the young man seemed like a simple enough task, but after events take an unexpected twist, Liana finds herself taking a treacherous dive into the darkest depths of the Tower...and the decades' old secrets buried within.

In a society where free thinking can make you a criminal, one girl dares to try....

©2017 Bella Forrest (P)2017 Bella Forrest
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  • Book 1

    • The Girl Who Dared to Think

    • By: Bella Forrest
    • Narrated by: Kirsten Leigh
    • Length: 14 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 712
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 652
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 653

    How do you fight an enemy when they're inside your mind? A gargantuan glass-walled tower looms over a deadly wilderness. They say it's all that's left. The Tower's survival is humanity's survival, and each must serve it faithfully.... Twenty-year-old Liana Castell must be careful what she thinks. Her life is defined by the number on her wristband - a rating out of 10 awarded based on her usefulness and loyalty to the Tower, and monitored by a device in her skull. A device that reports forbidden thoughts.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Narrator killed it for me

    • By wesw woods on 10-30-17

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 2

    • The Girl Who Dared to Think 2: The Girl Who Dared to Stand

    • By: Bella Forrest
    • Narrated by: Kirsten Leigh
    • Length: 11 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 528
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 488
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 483

    After stumbling upon an ancient, dusty office sealed away from the rest of the Tower, Liana makes a shocking discovery. Her first instinct is to flee - until she realizes all is not what it seems. The room has been hidden for a reason. It holds secrets about the Tower's past and answers that could be key to her people's future. But with this knowledge comes grave danger, as Liana will quickly discover....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another thrilling segment of the story!

    • By Christi L Grammer on 12-13-17

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 3

    • The Girl Who Dared to Think 3: The Girl Who Dared to Descend

    • By: Bella Forrest
    • Narrated by: Kirsten Leigh
    • Length: 10 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 428
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 386
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 383

    Return to the Tower and reunite with Liana Castell in the breath-stealing third book of The Girl Who Dared to Think series. Beware of spoilers in the reviews that are without spoiler alerts.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • I like it

    • By heather hanscom on 03-12-18

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 4

    • The Girl Who Dared to Think 4: The Girl Who Dared to Rise

    • By: Bella Forrest
    • Narrated by: Kirsten Leigh
    • Length: 11 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 426
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 393
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 390

    The stakes grow ever higher for Liana Castell...and she must rise to meet them. Return to the Tower in the gripping fourth book of The Girl Who Dared series, where Liana will face her greatest challenge yet: Become Ambrose's replacement, or die trying.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • alot of repetition of the story

    • By Anonymous User on 03-12-18

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 5

    • The Girl Who Dared to Think 5: The Girl Who Dared to Lead

    • By: Bella Forrest
    • Narrated by: Kirsten Leigh
    • Length: 12 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 365
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 342
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 340

    Return to the Tower in the epic fifth book of The Girl Who Dared series, where the Champion has been chosen...and Liana's courage will be put to the test like never before.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Cliffhangers are poor writing technique.

    • By Heather on 04-19-18

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 6

    • The Girl Who Dared to Think 6: The Girl Who Dared to Endure

    • By: Bella Forrest
    • Narrated by: Kirsten Leigh
    • Length: 13 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 317
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 296
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 293

    The end is near. Get ready to reunite with Liana in audiobook 6 of The Girl Who Dared series. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Many narration errors, but great book nicely performed, recording needs revision.

    • By CMM on 05-11-18

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 7

    • The Girl Who Dared to Think 7: The Girl Who Dared to Fight

    • By: Bella Forrest
    • Narrated by: Kirsten Leigh
    • Length: 15 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 184
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 174
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 174

    It all ends here. Reunite with Liana one last time in the electrifying finale of of The Girl Who Dared series.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Don't give up....

    • By Amazon Customer on 07-31-18

    Regular price: $24.95