Release Date: March 31, 2014
Publisher: Gemma Drazin; 220 pages
Jessica doesn't know how long it's been, only that it seems like forever since she's allowed her feelings to show. Ever since they attacked her city. Monsters which appear human but are void of any expression, and seem bent on destroying all signs of sentiment in others. Their lethal blades shred anyone who shows even the slightest emotion.
After her only remaining friend is killed, Jessica flees the city hoping to find a place where emotions aren't fatal. A place to grieve those she lost and live out her meager existence. When she discovers the world of the emotionless creatures isn't what she believes, the love it leads her to may also be the path to her own death.
Had I known about this book prior to getting a review request, this would have been one of the few books I would have bought myself to read and review. I'm a big dystopian fan these days, and this one was obviously a little different, with its futuristic alien feel to it.
Imagine not being able to show how you feel. Imagine having to watch the people you love, die before your eyes because they were scared and you couldn't even blink an eye. That's what has happened to Jessica. Holding onto the last bit of humanity she has, with her best friend, she does what they can to survive this world with horrible monsters that kill you at the slight show of any emotion. Jessica has to turn a blind eye when they kill her only remaining hold onto her humanity and she flees to escape everything.
She stumbles onto a cottage where everything she has seen and learned in the past year is about to change.
This book was an awesome read. I found myself thinking about it when I wasn't reading it and found myself to also be excited to sit down and read it. I would definitely recommend this book to any dystopian lover! Heck, anybody really. This book was a great book from page one to the end