"It all comes down to one simple fact - the Children of the GEM are perfect. We are the ugly and imperfect. We are the Blemished." In a world filled with stunning clones Mina Hart is Blemished. Her genes are worthless and that takes away her rights: her right to an Education, her right to a... show more
"It all comes down to one simple fact - the Children of the GEM are perfect. We are the ugly and imperfect. We are the Blemished." In a world filled with stunning clones Mina Hart is Blemished. Her genes are worthless and that takes away her rights: her right to an Education, her right to a normal life and her right to have a child. Mina keeps a dangerous secret which she never thought she could share until she meets Angela on her first day at St Jude's School. But their friendship is soon complicated by Angela's adoptive brother Daniel. Mina finds herself drawn to his mysterious powers and impulsive nature. Then there is the gorgeous clone Sebastian who Mina is forbidden from even speaking to... The Blemished is a frightening take on a fractured future where the Genetic Enhancement Ministry have taken control of Britain. It will take you on a ride filled with adventure, romance and rebellion. A beautiful world comes at a price...
Publish date: August 10th 2012
Publisher: Feed a Read
Pages no: 328
Edition language: English
Series: Blemished (#1)
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Wow.How can I put my feelings about this book into words..? I don't think I can. This book is amazing. And it's terrifying.This is an extremely well written Young Adult dystopia which could actually happen. And that's why it's terrifying. Look around you at the world, at the way women are treated ev...
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*Book source ~ Won in a LibraryThing giveaway. Many thanks to the author and LibraryThing. Mina Hart and others like her are Blemished. The Genetic Enhancement Ministry has taken over Britain except for small pockets of resistance. Mina lost her mom to the Resistance, fighting against the life whe...
Review copy received through Enchanted Book PromotionsIn a world full of genetically-altered clones called GEMs, Mina Hart is a Blemished, i.e. imperfect. She's forced to cover her hair with a headscarf, work as a servant for the GEMs, and forbidden to have children. On her first day at St. Jude's s...