Day 21 (#2 The One Hundred)
In this pulse-pounding sequel to Kass Morgan's 'The 100', secrets are revealed, beliefs are challenged, and relationships are tested. And the hundred will struggle to survive the only way they can - together.
In this pulse-pounding sequel to Kass Morgan's The 100, secrets are revealed, beliefs are challenged, and relationships are tested. And the hundred will struggle to survive the only way they can - together.
Fantastic teen romance... packed with powerful and empowered characters. Starburst magazine Fast-paced and engaging. The back-stories that are gradually revealed for each of the characters are interesting, and provide intriguing hints at the tensions and problems that exist in the spaceships. From the strictly monitored one-child policy, to a democracy that is crumbling from within, and a distinct class system that is surely just a spark away from causing the entire colony to explode into conflict, there are multiple fascinating issues that appear to have arisen in this post-apocalyptic society. The Book Bag Fans of The Hunger Games will love this book. Sun The 100 is set to be the next big thing in the world of YA books and TV - I was thrilled to receive one of 100 proofs of the first book in the series to review. Before the paperback has even had its UK publication, a TV series is being developed by the people behind The Vampire Diaries and Gossip Girl, so I was keen to see what all the buzz was about... I found The 100 a rapid and enjoyable read - as a new entry into the Young Adult dystopia genre, this is an adventurous page-turner with plenty of action and even some romance... I very much enjoyed the descriptive elements of the setting too; the linked spaceships with their different classes of occupants were very well realised, and the sections set on Earth are extremely atmospheric, as the young people experience planet life for the first time. I found myself really gripped, racing through the action to see what would happen next. Morgan's style is dramatic, open, fast and accessible, and will certainly appeal to teenage readers of science fiction, and older ones too. Adventures with Words If you read just one sci-fi/dystopian book this year...pick this one. It's incomparable to any other book alike, but for fans of Divergent and the classic The Hunger Games, you will adore this. Pretty Little Memoirs I enjoyed every minute of it, and I cannot wait to see how they adapt it for the screen. I loved the world Morgan created, and the pacing was spot on... I find myself craving more of this story already... I genuinely can't wait. Somewhere Between the Pages I was practically glued to the pages. City of Books An ingenious double-twist on the jeopardy-driven 'lifeboat' scenario Evening Standard
Kass Morgan received a BA from Brown and a Masters degree from Oxford. She currently works as an editor in New York and lives in Brooklyn.