Dark Life (Dark Life Series #1)
The oceans rose up, swallowing up the lowlands. Earthquakes shattered the continents, toppling entire regions into the rising water. Now, humans live packed into stack cities. The only ones with any space of their own are those who live on the ocean floor: the Dark Life.Ty has spent his whole... show more
The oceans rose up, swallowing up the lowlands. Earthquakes shattered the continents, toppling entire regions into the rising water. Now, humans live packed into stack cities. The only ones with any space of their own are those who live on the ocean floor: the Dark Life.Ty has spent his whole life living deep undersea, helping his family farm the ocean floor. But when outlaws attack his homestead, Ty finds himself in a fight to save the only home he has ever known. Joined by Gemma, a girl from the Topside who has come subsea to look for her brother, Ty ventures into the frontier’s rough underworld and discovers some dark secrets to Dark Life . . . secrets that threaten to destroy everything.In her debut novel, Kat Falls has created a breathtaking world where the deep can be dangerous, the darkness can be deadly, and sometimes it takes extraordinary power to survive.
Publish date: 01-05-2010
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Science Fiction
, Middle Grade
, Post Apocalyptic
An accessible dystopian/science fiction that would serve as a good introduction to the genre for many of my 5th graders. The unique deep sea setting, mystery, action, and budding romance will hold their interest. There is conflict and deep sea creatures, but not very graphic. Grades 5 up. Listened...
Prepare for a wild ride with this one! I was completely taken by surprise when on a whim when I added this one to my library. DARK LIFE introduced me to a new world teeming with rich imaginings, mystery and fast-paced action. I fell in love with Ty and his underwater world from the moment I finished...
After devastating earthquakes shatter continents and flood entire regions, humans are forced to live in stack cities with hardly any space to call their own. The only ones with any space to spread out are the pioneers willing to take a risk and live under the water on the ocean floor. A group of se...
In Dark Life, Kat Falls has created an amazing undersea world that seems a distinct possibility in our current predicament of global warming and natural disasters. Ty is immensely likable as a boy on the brink of adulthood that knows more and is capable of more than his parents realize. While this c...
Dark Life by Kat Falls is a really fun read. It's also incredibly suspenseful. You know that old cliched saying, "It's a real page turner?" Well I'm going to be redundant and say that's exactly what reading this book is like. It's an incredibly fast read and before you know it you're halfway through...