I heard reviews of this story being compared to The Hunger Games. For me, every similarity had a difference. Thank goodness for differences though, as now I can enjoy both books.
Yeah, it's based in a post-apocalyptic world. And yeah, kids are isolated and in a location where they have to fend for themselves, even kill one another. That's where the similarities end though.
It's such a different society and so the characters are so very unique. Well written and brought to life in my mind as I read. I ended up feeling deeply concerned for Alenna and Liam. I was compelled to keep reading to the end. I had to know what was happening between them and if their relationship made it through.
There was a ton of action and excitement that helped build it on too. I just can't wait to read more from this author.