Book Review: Starters by Lissa Price

Starters (Starters and Enders, #1)
Starters
Lena’s rating: 4 of 5 stars
Published: March 2012
Copy: Library


A war has wiped out everyone between the age twenty and sixty in America and the only person left in Callie’s life is her little brother. Living on the streets with other Starters—people under twenty—they try to live with what they got. When Callie hears that there is a way to earn enough money at the Body Bank Prime Destinations to live comfortably, she jumps to the chance and gets hired to rent out her body to Enders, seniors who want to live in a young body again for a while. Everything goes as planned until Callie finds out by accident what her renter is intending to use her body for: murder. Continue reading

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Book Review: Mind Games by Kiersten White

Mind Games (Mind Games, #1)
Mind Games
Lena’s rating: 4 of 5 stars
Published: December 2013
Copy: Library


Fia and Annie are two sisters, both born with rare abilities. The younger Fia can trust her instincts 100 percent, the blind Annie has visions of the future. And these abilities have not remained unnoticed: Educated and imprisoned in a school that transformed Fia into a deadly assassin and Annie into a tracking device for her sister, they are made to work for the dubious purposes of the school. But Fia and Annie have wanted freedom for some time and they are trying to attain it without getting killed by the people they work for. Continue reading