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Format
ePub
Price
$10.99
 
Additional Formats
  • ePub
  • ISBN 9781101593905
  • 400 Pages
  • Dial Books for Young Readers
  • Teen

Overview

For fans of Uglies comes a spiraling, intense sci fi thriller.

“Control blew me away. The twists and turns and suspense made for a thrilling ride. Zel is as authentic a character as I’ve read in a very long time. Highly recommended” – James Dashner, New York Times bestselling author of The Maze Runner


Set in 2150 — in a world of automatic cars, nightclubs with auditory ecstasy drugs, and guys with four arms — this is about the human genetic “mistakes” that society wants to forget, and the way that outcasts can turn out to be heroes.

When their overprotective father is killed in a terrible accident, Zel and her younger sister, Dylia, are lost in grief. But it’s not until strangers appear, using bizarre sensory weapons, that the life they had is truly eviscerated. Zel ends up in a safe house for teens that aren’t like any she’s ever seen — teens who, by law, shouldn’t even exist. One of them — an angry tattooed boy haunted by tragedy — can help Zel reunite with her sister.

But only if she is willing to lose him.

Praise

“Control blew me away, from the depth and richness of this fascinating, disturbing vision of the future — and all its technologies — to the twists and turns and suspense that made for a thrilling ride. Zel is as authentic a character as I’ve read in a very long time. Highly recommended.”
– James Dashner, New York Times bestselling author of THE MAZE RUNNER
“Surprising twists, tender romance, and a fierce, smart protagonist make for a winning formula in Kang’s debut. CONTROL is tautly woven and breathlessly delivered–a thrilling read!”
– Jessica Khoury, author of ORIGIN
“Steamy, romantic. . .scrupulous attention to scientific detail adds authenticity.”
– Kirkus Reviews
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