White Horse: A Novel
The world has ended, but her journey has just begun. Thirty-year-old Zoe leads an ordinary life until the end of the world arrives. She is cleaning cages and floors at Pope Pharmaceuticals when the president of the United States announces that human beings are no longer a viable species. When Zoe... show more
The world has ended, but her journey has just begun. Thirty-year-old Zoe leads an ordinary life until the end of the world arrives. She is cleaning cages and floors at Pope Pharmaceuticals when the president of the United States announces that human beings are no longer a viable species. When Zoe realizes that everyone she loves is disappearing, she starts running. Scared and alone in a shockingly changed world, she embarks on a remarkable journey of survival and redemption. Along the way, Zoe comes to see that humans are defined not by their genetic code, but rather by their actions and choices. White Horse offers hope for a broken world, where love can lead to the most unexpected places.
Publish date: 2012-04-17
Publisher: Atria/Emily Bestler Books
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
I will admit at first this book took me a long time to read. But once I hit the 1/2 to 3/4 mark I couldn't put this book down!"What will you do if he is dead?" I think about the possibility, although it leaves me so empty each breathe is a knife wound. "Mourn him forever."Going from YA to AF was a m...
For quite a few weeks I've been avoiding YA post-apocalyptic and dystopians - I think I've OD'ed a little and they all feel similar - love triangles, mediocre world-building and there is apparently something very wrong about writing stand-alone novels. So I decided I would turn things on it's head ...
Wow. Amazing story of trying to survive in a post-human world. I'll try to write more later.
In her debut novel Alex Adams holds nothing back in a dystopia novel that will take you into the darkness of humanity.THEN: Zoe leads a fairly ordinary life that has had it share of hardships that she is struggling to get past. She is currently working at Pope Pharmaceuticals cleaning the floors and...
MiscJoy: Where to begin with a book of this nature? I think the obvious choice is the prose. Adams presents us with a story written with some of the most beautiful prose I’ve come across in awhile. The richness of the language and the author’s voice drew me in immediately. Just stunning. I found mys...