by: Kat Falls
Reviewed by: Stacy Palm
Move over Katniss Everdeen, there's a new chic in town to save the day! This is one of my favorite new books that I've read this year. It's an amazing new young adult story that reminds me of a hybrid between The Hunger Games, World War Z, and the Island of Dr. Moreau. It's a dystopian society at it's best: powerful people you love to hate, desperate survivors trying to live, everyday people doing heroic acts to help others in need! Then add to that a cast of incredible and unique characters that are under fire and running out of time and it makes for the best read of 2013 in the young adult category.
Kat Falls has written a remarkable story that I believe will be very popular in the coming months. She moves the story along effortlessly and the reader just adsorbs her every word. The action starts right from the first page and doesn't let up till the dramatic ending. I laughed and cried with these characters as they experienced their trails and triumphs. This will be a very successful series, but I enjoyed the fact that this was an open and closed story. You are not left hanging for a conclusion although you can sense that there are other stories to be told. I appreciate that as a reader, I believe when purchasing a book you should have the sense that you read the complete story, not just part one.
I encourage you to seek out this book when it is released in September. It is truly a book for everyone young and old, boys and girls. Even though this book was provided to me by the publisher for review I will be purchasing it when it is available for my teens to read - it was that good!