NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER ac NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY, BUZZFEED, AND SHELF AWARENESS aEnder, Katniss, and now Darrow.aaScott Sigler Pierce Brownas relentlessly entertaining debut channels the excitement of The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins and Enderas Game by Orson Scott Card. aI live for the dream that my children will be born free, a she says. aThat they will be what they like. That they will own the land their father gave them.a aI live for you, a I say sadly. Eo kisses my cheek. aThen you must live for more.a Darrow is a Red, a member of the lowest caste in the color-coded society of the future. Like his fellow Reds, he works all day, believing that he and his people are making the surface of Mars livable for future generations. Yet he spends his life willingly, knowing that his blood and sweat will one day result in a better world for his children. But Darrow and his kind have been betrayed. Soon he discovers that humanity reached the surface generations ago. Vast cities and lush wilds spread across the planet. Darrowaand Reds like himaare nothing more than slaves to a decadent ruling class. Inspired by a longing for justice, and driven by the memory of lost love, Darrow sacrifices everything to infiltrate the legendary Institute, a proving ground for the dominant Gold caste, where the next generation of humanityas overlords struggle for power. He will be forced to compete for his life and the very future of civilization against the best and most brutal of Societyas ruling class. There, he will stop at nothing to bring down his enemies . . . even if it means he has to become one of them to do so. BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from Pierce Brown's Golden Son. Praise for Red Rising a[A] spectacular adventure . . . one heart-pounding ride . . . Pierce Brownas dizzyingly good debut novel evokes The Hunger Games, Lord of the Flies, and Enderas Game. . . . [Red Rising] has everything it needs to become meteoric.aaEntertainment Weekly a[A] top-notch debut novel . . . Red Rising ascends above a crowded dystopian field.aaUSA Today aRed Rising is a sophisticated vision. . . . Brown will find a devoted audience.aaRichmond Times-Dispatch aA story of vengeance, warfare and the quest for power . . . reminiscent of The Hunger Games and Game of Thrones.aaKirkus Reviews aFast-paced, gripping, well-writtenathe sort of book you cannot put down. I am already on the lookout for the next one.aaTerry Brooks, New York Times bestselling author of The Sword of Shannara aPierce Brown has done an astounding job at delivering a powerful piece of literature that will definitely make a mark in the minds of readers.aaThe Huffington Post aCompulsively readable and exceedingly entertaining . . . a must for both fans of classic sci-fi and fervent followers of new school dystopian epics.aaExaminer.com a[A] great debut . . . The author gathers a spread of elements together in much the same way George R. R. Martin does.aaTor.comThe wings that curl outward from her back are bound with a crimson ribbon. She never meets myeyes. Mickey continuesto make medevelop synapse connections as he repairs the scar tissue frommy neural surgery. Hea#39;s all laughs and ... a Theysay Carvers will never duplicate the beauty of the Golden Man.The Board of anbsp;...
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