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Short Description for Daynight Sure to win over YA readers looking for a dangerous, dystopian adventure story Kirkus Reviews"Gripping young adult dystopian novel; compelling conflicts; high stakes; powerful narrative; surprises keep coming; strong writing; page-turner; engaging characters; Readers will be hungry for the sequelsBlueInk Review (starred review)Thomasons description of Ther...
- Published: 26 November 2012
- Format: Paperback 324 pages
- ISBN 13: 9781480226555 ISBN 10: 1480226556
- Sales rank: 618,994
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Sure to win over YA readers looking for a dangerous, dystopian adventure story Kirkus Reviews "Gripping young adult dystopian novel; compelling conflicts; high stakes; powerful narrative; surprises keep coming; strong writing; page-turner; engaging characters; Readers will be hungry for the sequelsBlueInk Review (starred review) Thomasons description of Theras totalitarianism will make fans of Brave New World shiver SCI, her fantasy corporation, has disturbing parallels to actual companies and regimes that claim to do good while harming people The author deftly appeals to both romance-loving teens as well as those intrigued by young adults fighting the establishment.Foreword Clarion Review, 4 stars Meet The Second Chance Institute (SCI): Earths benevolent non-profit by day, Theras totalitarian regime by night. Their motto: Because Everyone Deserves a Second Chance at Life(TM). Reality: the SCI subjects Second Chancers to strict controls and politically motivated science experiments like Cleavingforced lifetime union between two people who have sex. Punishment for disobeying SCI edicts? Immediate Exile or death. Meet Kira Donovan. Fiercely loyal, overly optimistic, and ensnared by the promise of a full-ride college scholarship, Kira signs the SCI Recruit contract to escape memories of a tragedy that left her boyfriend and friends dead. Meet Blake Sundry. Bitter about being raised in Exile and his mothers death, Blakes been trained to infiltrate and destroy the SCI. Current barrier to success? His Recruit partnerMiss Goody Two Shoes Kira Donovan. Meet Ethan Darcton. Born with a defective heart and resulting inferiority complex, Ethans forced to do his SCI elite familys bidding. Cleave-worthy Kira Donovan catches his eye, but the presiding powers give defect-free Blake Sundry first dibs. Full of competing agendas, romantic entanglements, humor, twists and turns, daynight is Megan Thomasons debut young adult dystopian novel and first in the daynight series.