The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken

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Darkest Minds, The
 

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Author Bio: Alexandra Bracken was born and raised in Arizona, but moved east to study at the College of William & Mary in Virginia.  She recently relocated to New York City, where she works in publishing and lives in a charming apartment overflowing with books.  You can visit her online at www.alexandrabracken.com or on Twitter (@alexbracken). 
 
Published December 18, 2012 by Disney Hyperion. 499 pages
Genres: Romance, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Young Adult, Action & Adventure, Literature & Fiction, Children's Books. Fiction

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Imagine a not-too-distant future in which 98 percent of America’s 10- to 17-year-olds have fallen victim to disease, and the remaining 2 percent are imprisoned in “rehabilitation camps,” thanks to a paranoid government that fears the powers they possess.

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Ruby was nine years old when the IAAN virus struck, killing an estimated 98% of adolescents across the U.S. Many of those who survived developed psychic abilities and face a perilous future, locked in brutal work camps.

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When Ruby woke up on her tenth birthday, something about her had changed.

Dec 18 2012 | Read Full Review of The Darkest Minds

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At times, however, readers might wish that Bracken had spent more time outlining the nature of Ruby's powers, the different powers possessed by those classified as Red or Blue, etc., and even probed more quickly and completely into the nature of the malady that has killed the vast majority of tee...

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The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken is one part dystopian, one part X-Men, all backed by solid writing and a well-paced plot.

Dec 14 2012 | Read Full Review of The Darkest Minds

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Although I’ve read some rather amazing books as of late, I feel like this is one that TRULY blew my socks off.

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