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Grades 9 - 12Grade 5n/a4.872582

Fiona doesn't remember going to sleep. But when she opens her eyes, she discovers her entire world has been altered-her house is abandoned and broken, and the entire neighborhood is barren and dead. Even stranger is the tattoo on her right wrist-a black oval with five marks on either side-that she doesn't remember getting but somehow knows she must cover at any cost. And she's right. When the honeybee population collapsed, a worldwide pandemic occurred and the government tried to bio-engineer a cure. Only the solution was deadlier than the original problem-the vaccination turned people into ferocious, deadly beasts who were branded as a warning to un-vaccinated survivors. Key people needed to rebuild society are protected from disease and beasts inside a fortress-like wall. But Fiona has awakened branded, alone-and on the wrong side of the wall . . .

Paperback, 320 pages
Published on February 18, 2014 by Bloomsbury USA Childrens
ISBN-10: 0802735894
ISBN-13: 9780802735898
4 Book Reviews
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  • baileli
    baileliWednesday, May 27, 2015 at 1:39 pm
    This book has a great story, and there were many parts when i didn't expect what happened. It does have romance, but there is also tons of action. I do recommend it for older readers (about 5th or 6th grade).
    • kassie_lp
      kassie_lpSaturday, May 2, 2015 at 6:35 am
      Now that I'm in middle school there are a lot of books that are not childish and having morals...this book is one of the best books for that example! Even though I never finished it.
      • sailormanenzo
        sailormanenzoMonday, December 15, 2014 at 5:32 am55 stars
        Very very very very good. It was so awesome that you should read it if you have not already. READ IT
        • wordnerd7
          wordnerd7Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 3:01 pm55 stars
          Amazing!!