Teens respect their elders, do their chores, and enjoy homework . . . because they’re controlled by subliminal messages.Oscar Banks, the son of the town’s founder, is the model of perfection: class president, top student, shining example. But it’s only a disguise. Unlike all the other Candor... show more
Teens respect their elders, do their chores, and enjoy homework . . . because they’re controlled by subliminal messages.Oscar Banks, the son of the town’s founder, is the model of perfection: class president, top student, shining example. But it’s only a disguise. Unlike all the other Candor teens, he knows about the Messages, and he fights them with his own counterprogramming.Only Oscar knows how to get kids out of Candor — for a price.When Nia moves into town, Oscar is smitten by her tart attitude and ability to see through his perfect-boy front. He can’t stand to see her changed by the Messages. Now he must decide to help Nia escape Candor and lose her forever, or keep her close and risk exposure.
Publish date: September 29th 2009
Pages no: 199
Edition language: English
Book InfoKindle Edition, 257 pagesPublished September 29th 2009 by EgmontUSA (first published September 22nd 2009)original title CandorASIN B002QX439Sedition language Englishliterary awards Florida Teens Read Nominee (2010), Cybils Awards Nominee for Young Adult Fantasy & Science Fiction (2009)other...
Every single time I eat Chinese food, I end up feeling like crap. And yet I still come back for more. Picture the scene: you worked nightshift last night, you've had a total of around three hours sleep and it's now 9pm. It's safe to say you're feeling pretty zoned out, you're hungry, you're exhauste...
A gated community where subliminal messages are used to control everyone in the community, except Oscar, the son of the founder of Candor.
This was a well written, interesting story with some suspense, mystery and a little young love. I loved Oscar's quirky humor and that he managed to maintain control over his own life. He helped other kids escape, but it was mostly to benefit and fund his own future escape. That is, until he meets...
Oscar Banks is the perfect boyfriend, the perfect son, and the perfect example of what every child should be like. Oscar’s father is the founder of Candor, an exclusive community where everything is perfect – there is no crime, teenagers do their homework and obey their parents, and everyone lives ...