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; fantastic for lovers of James Dashner, Carrie Ryan, and The strolling Dead.
After the illness - a pandemic as a result of the vitamin drink ThinPro that became traditional electorate into shambling creatures not able to manage their violent impulses - the govt rounded up the "Connies" to guard the remainder inhabitants. yet now, years later, the government's began sending the rehabilitated again domestic, entire with surprise collars that might both cease the Connies from committing violent acts or kill them ahead of they do any more harm.
Since her mom and dad have been taken within the roundup, Velvet Ellis has struggled to take care of her 10-year-old sister and retain a feeling of normalcy, regardless of brutal govt rations and curfews. She is going to the "Kennels" each day trying to find her mom and dad, and whilst she unearths her mom, she's wanting to carry her domestic.
Sacrificing every little thing - her boyfriend, her domestic, and her activity - 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. whether it capacity risking all in their lives.
Gritty and grabbing, Velvet is an emotionally wealthy dystopic enterprise into YA from a widely 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 now not a publication 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 tasks inside of her repressive society.... the plot strikes quickly...more of a relation-based booklet than many different youngster dystopian novels."--The Horn Book
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Also to be had in hardcover (ISBN: 9781606843543) and digital (ISBN 9781606843550) e-book formats.