Lia Kahn was perfect: rich, beautiful, popular -- until the accident that nearly killed her. Now she has been downloaded into a new body that only looks human. Lia will never feel pain again, she will never age, and she can't ever truly die. But she is also rejected by her friends, betrayed by... show more
Lia Kahn was perfect: rich, beautiful, popular -- until the accident that nearly killed her. Now she has been downloaded into a new body that only looks human. Lia will never feel pain again, she will never age, and she can't ever truly die. But she is also rejected by her friends, betrayed by her boyfriend, and alienated from her old life. Forced to the fringes of society, Lia joins others like her. But they are looked at as freaks. They are hated...and feared. They are everything but human, and according to most people, this is the ultimate crime -- for which they must pay the ultimate price.
Publish date: September 9th 2008
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, Post Apocalyptic
Series: Cold Awakening (#1)
The story is about Lia Kahn she has everything, she is beautiful, popular and rich but one day this all changes she gets into a terrible accident she is injured badly and little can be done to save her. Acting quickly to preserve her life she is downloaded into a machine that looks human but is far ...
Had to drop this one. It held an interesting concept, but I just couldn't get past the mopey heroine and I kept reading a bit just to see if she'll become more badass, but alas, I couldn't continue.
*Worum geht's?* Lia Kahn gehört zu den beliebtesten Mädchen der Schule, bringt ständig neue Pokale mit nach Hause und hat es geschafft, Walker, den Mädchenschwarm, ihren Freund nennen zu dürfen. Alles in ihrem Leben ist perfekt. Bis zu dem Tag, an dem ihre Schwester sie darum bittet, ihr einen Gefal...
Die Frage danach, wie die Zukunft der Erde aussehen wird, wird sich wahrscheinlich jeder schon einmal gestellt haben. In ihrem Buch Skinned hat die Autorin Robin Wasserman eine mögliche Antwort dafür geliefert. Kleidung, die sich an Temperaturen anpasst, voll vernetzte Existenzen und Eltern, die mit...
Lia shouldn’t have been in the car in the first place. By doing a favor for her sister, she has changed her life forever. A one in a million chance. The navigation system in her car malfunctioned and she crashed head on with another car. Her body broken - her skin burning, Lia waited for help. ...