Shy took the summer job to make some money. In a few months on a luxury cruise liner, he'll rake in the tips and be able to help his mom and sister out with the bills. And how bad can it be? Bikinis, free food, maybe even a girl or two—every cruise has different passengers, after all.But... show more
Shy took the summer job to make some money. In a few months on a luxury cruise liner, he'll rake in the tips and be able to help his mom and sister out with the bills. And how bad can it be? Bikinis, free food, maybe even a girl or two—every cruise has different passengers, after all.But everything changes when the Big One hits. Shy's only weeks out at sea when an earthquake more massive than ever before recorded hits California, and his life is forever changed.The earthquake is only the first disaster. Suddenly it's a fight to survive for those left living.
Publish date: November 12th 2013
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
I'd read a couple of good reviews for this title, most of which focused on the diversity and realness of the characters. And kudos to the author for that, because yes, there was a diverse cast, class differences were noticed and discussed, and the overall concept/mystery behind the disease was an in...
I should have liveblogged this episode this book. Here are some of my notes from when I was reading The Living. San Diego boy folding his pizza (folding pizza always reads as New York to me) Subtle Australian accent (is there such a thing?) Females (don't use this as a noun, use girls or women in...
This one had peril and intrigue and romance and, oh yeah, SHARKS. A win win in my book, people. Cliffhanger of an end, but the next one is coming soon.
Source: Random House Kids – I received this book in exchange for an honest review. I received no compensation Publisher: Random House Kids Series: The Living #1 Edition: Hardcover, 336 Genre: Young Adult Thriller Purchase: Amazon / Barnes & Noble / Book Depository * *I receive a small monetary kickb...