“Swipe” By Evan Angler
The story takes place in the distant future, The United States is now known as the American Union. At the age of 13 everyone get the Mark, the mark allows you to shop, to health care, get a job and gives you “freedom”.
Five years ago, Logan Langly’s sister died while getting the mark. Since then he has been scared of getting the Mark and also believes he is being followed/watched. His parents think he has lost his mind and has been seeking help for him. A few months before his 13th birthday he meet a new girl named, Erin. He dad works for the government. She happens to stumble upon his highly confidential paper work. There she learns about a boy named Peck and the crimes he has committed on the government and the Union. Erin and Logan put two and two together and discover his stalker is connected with Peck. The story takes you on their adventures in trying to find this guy and keep Logan safe. The story ends in a crazy twist and then leaves you hanging. thank goodness the sequel, “Sneak” will be out in the Fall of 2012.
I loved this book. It keeps you wanting more and you fall in love with the characters and the story line. It’s definitely a perfect book for ages 14+, boys or girls. I totally recommend this book and hope to get one for my Church’s library. I think the only thing I didn’t like about this book was the fact it ended and it ended leaving me hanging. I so cannot wait for the Fall.
“Swipe” By Evan Angler
“Everyone gets the Mark. It gives all the benefits of citizenship. Yet if getting the Mark is such a good thing, then why does it feel so wrong?
Set in a future North America that is struggling to recover after famine and global war, Swipe follows the lives of three kids caught in the middle of a conflict they didn’t even know existed. United under a charismatic leader, every citizen of the American Union is required to get the Mark on their 13th birthday in order to gain the benefits of citizenship.”
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