Icons FREE PREVIEW Edition by Margaret Stohl
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...readers will feel like they are reading the same scene over and over again without the payoff of plot progression...Those without superhuman patience should pass.
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Ro murmurs into my ear. "Don't be afraid, Dol. They're not coming for us." Still, he slips his arm around me and we wait until the sky is clear.

Because he doesn't know. Not really.

Everything changed on The Day. The day the Icon appeared in Los Angeles. The day the power stopped. The day Dol's family dropped dead. The day Earth lost a war it didn't know it was fighting.

Since then, Dol has lived a simple life in the countryside with fellow survivor Ro-safe from the shadow of the Icon and its terrifying power. Hiding from the one truth she can't avoid.

They're different. They survived. Why?

When the government discovers their secret, they are forced to join faint-hearted Tima and charismatic Lucas in captivity. Called the Icon Children, the four are the only humans on Earth immune to the power of the Icons. Torn between brooding Ro and her evolving feelings for Lucas, between a past and a future, Dol's heart has never been more vulnerable. And as tensions escalate, the Icon Children discover that their explosive emotions-which they've always thought to be their greatest weaknesses-may actually be their greatest strengths.

Bestselling author Margaret Stohl delivers a thrilling novel set in a haunting new world where four teens must piece together the mysteries of their pasts-in order to save their future.
 

About Margaret Stohl

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Margaret Stohl is a lifelong science-fiction fan, former video-game designer, and coauthor of the New York Times bestselling Beautiful Creatures series. She lives in Los Angeles, California, with her family.
 
Published May 7, 2013 by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers. 454 pages
Genres: Romance, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Young Adult, Action & Adventure, Literature & Fiction, Children's Books. Fiction
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...readers will feel like they are reading the same scene over and over again without the payoff of plot progression...Those without superhuman patience should pass.

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