Hello lovely bookish friends! It’s time for another TBR Thursdays which is a weekly segment that highlights books, ebooks, and ARCs that I own and have been in my TBR forever. At the end of the year, I’ll do a recap to see how many of these books I actually read.
If you want to help me tackle my neverending TBR, share your thoughts and recommendations with me.
Today’s pick is…
PUBLISHED BY SIMON PULSE NOVEMBER 7, 2017
GENRE(S): YOUNG ADULT, SCIENCE FICTION, DYSTOPIA
PAGES: HARDCOVER 425
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Catarina Agatta is a hacker. She can cripple mainframes and crash through firewalls, but that’s not what makes her special. In Cat’s world, people are implanted with technology to recode their DNA, allowing them to change their bodies in any way they want. And Cat happens to be a gene-hacking genius.
That’s no surprise, since Cat’s father is Dr. Lachlan Agatta, a legendary geneticist who may be the last hope for defeating a plague that has brought humanity to the brink of extinction. But during the outbreak, Lachlan was kidnapped by a shadowy organization called Cartaxus, leaving Cat to survive the last two years on her own.
When a Cartaxus soldier, Cole, arrives with news that her father has been killed, Cat’s instincts tell her it’s just another Cartaxus lie. But Cole also brings a message: before Lachlan died, he managed to create a vaccine, and Cole needs Cat’s help to release it and save the human race.
Now Cat must decide who she can trust: The soldier with secrets of his own? The father who made her promise to hide from Cartaxus at all costs? In a world where nature itself can be rewritten, how much can she even trust herself?
So, I actually got an ARC of this book during last year’s Yallwest. I had planned on reading it during winter, but nope — never got to it. Have any of you read this book? What did you think? The synopsis seems really interesting and fun — recoding DNA to change bodies, viruses, and saving mankind. Sounds like an awesome read right? I’m really hoping I get to this before the sequel comes out.
What are some ARCS you’ve had on your TBR forever that they’ve been released and you still haven’t read them?