Article 5 by Kristen Simmons
"New York, Los Angeles, and Washington, D.C., have been abandoned.
The Bill of Rights has been revoked, and replaced with the Moral Statutes.
There are no more police—instead, there are soldiers. There are no more fines for bad behavior—instead, there are arrests, trials, and maybe worse. People who get arrested usually don't come back.
Seventeen-year-old Ember Miller is old enough to remember that things weren’t always this way. Living with her rebellious single mother, it’s hard for her to forget that people weren’t always arrested for reading the wrong books or staying out after dark. It’s hard to forget that life in the United States used to be different.
Ember has perfected the art of keeping a low profile. She knows how to get the things she needs, like food stamps and hand-me-down clothes, and how to pass the random home inspections by the military. Her life is as close to peaceful as circumstances allow.
That is, until her mother is arrested for noncompliance with Article 5 of the Moral Statutes. And one of the arresting officers is none other than Chase Jennings…the only boy Ember has ever loved." Goodreads
I specifically chose this great new book just as I saw it the other day on Good reads! The front cover makes this tale look fascinating and almost like a comic book. I am really interested in the idea of this dystopia, the whole stripped of your right and “moral codes”. This already makes for a great read, but what really got me was the last bit the author decided to write: the arresting officers is none other than Chase Jennings…the only boy Ember has ever loved I instantly had the thought: This is going to be a great Romance/Dystopia packed with action and a love interest!!
Cannot wait until it is released on
January 13th 2012, just in a couple more days (hang on there!).
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