The Apocalypse Gene
Global Pandemic is raging.Olivya Wright-Ono's once loving home has been converted to a hospice for the dying. Her ability to see auras forces her to witness, with agonizing detail, the vibrant colors of life consumed by malignancy. The beautiful and troubled, Mikah, is an elite Empath in the... show more
Global Pandemic is raging.Olivya Wright-Ono's once loving home has been converted to a hospice for the dying. Her ability to see auras forces her to witness, with agonizing detail, the vibrant colors of life consumed by malignancy. The beautiful and troubled, Mikah, is an elite Empath in the ancient Kindred clan, led by the brooding, ever-morphing, monster named Prime. Mikah has learned a terrible truth. The plague is linked to Kindred origins. When Olivya sees evidence of disease creeping into her mother's aura, she has no one to turn to but Mikah. Together, can they unearth the Kindred's secrets and find a cure? Can she trust this boy whose power allows him to manipulate her very emotions? With her mother's life and the fate of the world in the balance, Olivya and Mikah embark on a quest to stop the Pandemic, only to discover it is far, far more than a mere disease . . .
Publish date: July 30th 2011
Publisher: Parker Publishing
Pages no: 251
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Science Fiction
, Urban Fantasy
, Post Apocalyptic
*Book source ~ Many thanks to the author for providing a review copy in exchange for an honest review. Olivya Wright-Ono can see auras which isn't a good thing when your home is a hospice for the dying. When she meets Mikah in the virtual school she finally has something to look forward to each da...
Posted here: http://riteshkala.wordpress.com/When I picked up this book after looking at the description, I thought that it would be a run-of-the-mill dystopian novel. Boy was I wrong! There were parts of the book which had me going, “What? That did not just happen! This is impossible.” There are so...
I actually gave this book 3½♥'s, but rounded up for the sake of GoodReads.This book seems to marry dystopian future Chicago, science fiction, mythology, and a healthy dose of Matrix.OverviewOlivya is an African-American teenage living in a future cancer-plagued Chicago. As the global pandemic rages...
Fantasy is not a genre I read a lot. Why? Because I like the basis of reality (yeah yeah, I know I read Zombie books but they are possible, honest!) and sometimes find it hard to wrap my head around the whole deal. However, although The Apocalypse Gene is a fantasy novel, I didn’t find it difficult ...
Oh wow! That ending! Can you believe it!? It was like, "Bam!" Then it was like, "Bang!" And then it was like, "BOOM!" Phew! That was a lot of action! But let me calm down now and actually give you a proper review. This book is an action-packed, edge-of-your-seat kind of read. The story was very uniq...