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Friday, 13 September 2013

In The Mail: QUARANTINE Books 1 & 2

Bibliognome
Lookie! Lookie! What Mr. Mailman brought me!
Thank you to Becky of Bibliognome for hosting a contest which made it possible for me to win Quarantine: The Loners and Quarantine: The Saints!

Quarantine: The Loners by Lex Thomas
Book 1 of the Quarantine series
Genre: urban fantasy

About Quarantine: The Loners:
“As original as The Hunger Games, set within the walls of a high school exactly like yours.” – Kami Garcia, New York Times best-selling co-author of the Beautiful Creatures novels

It was just another ordinary day at McKinley High—until a massive explosion devastated the school. When loner David Thorpe tried to help his English teacher to safety, the teacher convulsed and died right in front of him. And that was just the beginning.

A year later, McKinley has descended into chaos. All the students are infected with a virus that makes them deadly to adults. The school is under military quarantine. The teachers are gone. Violent gangs have formed based on high school social cliques. Without a gang, you’re as good as dead. And David has no gang. It’s just him and his little brother, Will, against the whole school.

In this frighteningly dark and captivating novel, Lex Thomas locks readers inside a school where kids don’t fight to be popular, they fight to stay alive.
Source: Info in the About Quarantine: The Loners was taken from GoodReads at http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/12620969-quarantine on 07/09/2013.

Quarantine: The Saints by Lex Thomas
Book 2 of the Quarantine series
Genre: urban fantasy

About Quarantine: The Saints:
A cross between the Gone series and Lord of the Flies, Quarantine #2: The Saints contunues this frenetically paced and scary young adult series that illustrates just how deadly high school can be.

Nothing was worse than being locked in—until they opened the door...

McKinley High has been a battle ground for eighteen months since a virus outbreak led to a military quarantine of the school. When the doors finally open, Will and Lucy will think their nightmare is finished. But they are gravely mistaken.

As a new group of teens enters the school and gains popularity, Will and Lucy join new gangs. An epic party on the quad full of real food and drinks, where kids hookup and actually interact with members of other gangs seemed to signal a new, easier existence. Soom after though, the world inside McKinley takes a startling turn for the worse, and Will and Lucy will have to fight harder than ever to survive.
Source: Info in the About Quarantine: The Saints was taken from GoodReads at http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/16280108-quarantine on 08/09/2013.

3 comments:

Juju at Tales of Whimsy.com said...

Enjoy. These are suppose to be great.

Blodeuedd said...

These sound so freaky

Melissa (My World...in words and pages) said...

I got these too. They do sound very good. Hope you enjoy them when you get to reading them. :)

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