Last week, I finished a month long read-a-long and now I'm ready to dive into another one. This is what happens when you have read-a-longs for awesome books hosted by awesome peeps :)
For the month of August, I'll be participating in the read-a-long for PARTIALS by Dan Wells hosted by the ladies of Books with Cass and Bumbles and Fairy-Tales.
Humanity is all but extinguished after a war with partials—engineered organic beings identical to humans—has decimated the world’s population. Reduced to only tens of thousands by a weaponized virus to which only a fraction of humanity is immune, the survivors in North America have huddled together on Long Island. The threat of the partials is still imminent, but, worse, no baby has been born immune to the disease in over a decade. Humanity’s time is running out.
When sixteen-year-old Kira learns of her best friend’s pregnancy, she’s determined to find a solution. Then one rash decision forces Kira to flee her community with the unlikeliest of allies. As she tries desperately to save what is left of her race, she discovers that the survival of both humans and partials rests in her attempts to answer questions of the war’s origin that she never knew to ask.
Combining the fast-paced action of The Hunger Games with the provocative themes of Battlestar Galactica, Partials is a pulse-pounding journey into a world where the very concept of what it means to be human is in question—one where our sense of humanity is both our greatest liability, and our only hope for survival.
I've had this book on my shelf since I got it for the last Dark Days Tour and I'm totes excited to read it!
August 6: Week 1 - Part 1, read pages 1 - 134
August 13: Week 2 - Part 2, read pages 135 - 239
August 20: Week 3 - (still Part 2 ) read pages 240 - 349
August 27: Week 4 - Part 3 read pages 350 - 472