When Kayla is Assigned to care for Zul Manel, the patriarch of a trueborn family, she finds a host of secrets and surprises-not least of which is her unexpected friendship with Zul's great-grandson. Meanwhile, the children that Mishalla is Assigned to care for are being stolen in the middle of the night. With the help of an intriguing lowborn boy, Mishalla begins to suspect that something horrible is happening to them.
After weeks of toiling in their Assignments, mystifying circumstances enable Kayla and Mishalla to reunite. Together they hatch a plan with their new friends to save the children who are disappearing. Yet can GENs really trust humans? Both girls must put their lives and hearts at risk to crack open a sinister conspiracy, one that may reveal secrets no one is ready to face.
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...the book has twists and turns enough to keep the reader engaged. The characters are compelling and unique and the romances that cross caste lines are touching.Read Full Review of Tankborn
Sandler’s story has a unique premise and other interesting twists that set it apart from other dystopic YA novels. It has a strong beginning and ending but drags a bit in the middle. Fans of alternate reality novels will like this one.Read Full Review of Tankborn
Tankborn is a highly recommended, thought-provoking YA novel from a new imprint dedicated to diversity.Read Full Review of Tankborn
Although it’s tailored to science-fiction buffs, such thought-provoking themes and the high level of character development, as well as an engaging plot, make the book ideal for a wide audience.Read Full Review of Tankborn
Instead, it’s an incredibly exciting, page-turning journey, filled with twists and turns, and utterly original. Finally, there is so much to keep the reader busy that even though it works great as a standalone...Read Full Review of Tankborn
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