By Em Garner
New in paperback. A gripping survival tale, via a best-selling writer, of a powerful woman rebuilding her lifestyles in a post-apocalyptic society the place a infected drink makes sufferers act like zombies; well suited for fanatics of James Dashner, Carrie Ryan, and The strolling Dead.
After the infection - an outbreak as a result of the vitamin drink ThinPro that became traditional voters into shambling creatures not able to regulate their violent impulses - the govt. rounded up the "Connies" to guard the rest inhabitants. yet now, years later, the government's all started sending the rehabilitated again domestic, whole with surprise collars that might both cease the Connies from committing violent acts or kill them ahead of they do any longer harm.
Since her mom and dad have been taken within the roundup, Velvet Ellis has struggled to deal with her 10-year-old sister and preserve a feeling of normalcy, regardless of brutal executive rations and curfews. She is going to the "Kennels" each day looking for her mom and dad, and whilst she unearths her mom, she's wanting to carry her domestic.
Sacrificing every thing - her boyfriend, her domestic, and her task - Velvet will do whatever to guard her mom. Velvet has to get the collar off her mom earlier than the army involves take her away. no matter if it capacity risking all in their lives.
Gritty and grabbing, Velvet is an emotionally wealthy dystopic enterprise into YA from a well known and revered author of women's fiction.
"...suspenseful...this dystopia speaks to a variety of readers, together with reluctant ones."--Kirkus Reviews
"...This has lots of suspense--it's no longer a e-book to learn at bedtime."--Booklist
"Velvet can have a softer identify than her literary predecessors Katniss, Cassie, and Kaelyn, yet like them she has been pressured to tackle adult-sized duties inside her repressive society.... the plot strikes quickly...more of a relation-based publication than many different teenager dystopian novels."--The Horn Book
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Also on hand in hardcover (ISBN: 9781606843543) and digital (ISBN 9781606843550) ebook formats.