I FINALLY decided to read this book. Honestly it had been on my TBR for ages and with the movie coming out I decided to see if it was worth the hype. And IT IS (I immediately ordered the following book).
This is a post-apocalyptic book where teenagers are suffering from a kind of virus that killed most of them and the one surviving end up with strange powers. That is why there are locked in “rehabilitation camps”. Honestly, those are my favourite kind of books; I could never grow tired of this. We have seen thousands upon thousands of stories involving diseases and teenagers but I just LOVE that. Anyway, Ruby is among the one surviving and she is sent to Thurmond of which she will escape and run for her life.
Ruby is my favourite type of character. She is a normal teenager; she has her fears and she is no superhero. But she is also a real badass when faced with danger, I thought she was weak at the beginning but the more danger she faces, the angrier she gets and she is such a strong character. I loved everything about her.
The other characters were interesting as well, especially Zu who is one of my favourites. I hope we will get more of her in the coming books, but I am not so sure about it.
The relationships between those teenagers were interesting and particularly well developed. Even in their condition, they still are teenagers and so they behave like ones.
The middle of the book was a bit slower and I think it could have been a little bit shorter but honestely, it is just to find a flaw in the book!
I can’t wait to discover the rest of the series (and watch the movie as well!).