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Like all sixteen-year-old girls, Nina is forced to have a Governing Council-ordered tattoo of XVI on her wrist, announcing to the world that she is easy prey for predators. So when she joins up with a small force within the Resistance, she knows that they will have to put an end to one of the most terrifying secret programs the GC has ever created.
Publisher: New York : Speak, c2012
ISBN: 9780142417720
Branch Call Number: YF KAR NVD
Characteristics: 299, 6 pages ; 21 cm


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Mar 17, 2013

Was an interesting concept, a new dystopian society with ranks, and especially with the XVI tattoo girls are made to get when they turn 16. I found it very confusing with the various plots happening collectively. I found the characters sub par, there at one point played there part than totally gone. The best friend not caring about their ranks, her sister acting old for her age and accepting everything in stride, and her boyfriend just annoyed the heck out of me. Overall, it was ok, I feel like I should have read XVI first since they referred to it quite a bit, but with the jumping around this book did I doubt it would have made a difference.

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