Life is bleak but uncomplicated for sixteen-year-old Tess, living in a not-too-distant future where the government, faced with humanity's extinction, created the Chosen Ones, artificial beings who are extraordinarily beautiful, unbelievably strong, and unabashedly deadly. When Tess begins work at... show more
Life is bleak but uncomplicated for sixteen-year-old Tess, living in a not-too-distant future where the government, faced with humanity's extinction, created the Chosen Ones, artificial beings who are extraordinarily beautiful, unbelievably strong, and unabashedly deadly. When Tess begins work at Templeton, a Chosen Ones training facility, she meets James, and the attraction is immediate in its intensity, overwhelming in its danger. But there is more to Templeton than Tess ever knew. Can she stand against her oppressors, even if it means giving up the only happiness in her life?
Publish date: June 12th 2012
Publisher: Entangled Publishing, LLC
Pages no: 298
Edition language: English
Series: The Lost Souls (#1)
What if you were mankind’s last chance at survival? Sixteen-year-old Tess lives in a compound in what was once the Western United States, now decimated after a devastating fourth World War. But long before that, life as we knew it had been irrevocably changed, as women mysteriously lost the ability...
My Rating – 3 StarsTess lives in a future where women are evil and humans are weak. America has spilt into sectors and the country is as constant war. Humans failed to win the war and so the government (the Council) took it upon themselves to create perfect super soldiers, or The Chosen Ones (this n...
View the original review as part of the Naturals blog tour and download the free bookmarks:I find myself sitting here looking at the screen, looking back at my Sony Reader, and thinking what to write for this review. There is so much to this book that makes it great, but then the only thing wrong wi...
3.5/5 stars. Chosen Ones is a book that's been on my radar for some time, so when I was asked to review it as part of the pre-release tour for Naturals, I immediately jumped at the chance. And while it did take a while for me to warm up to our main character, and get completely engrossed in the stor...
While Chosen Ones is an enjoyable dystopian/posy apocalyptic read, I find myself disappointed with many of its aspects. I liked the characters but not their interactions, I was chilled by the horrifying world depicted but ultimately confused about it, and I enjoyed the plot but feel it could have be...