Quarantine - YA Review by Pauly

Reader: Pauly S
Age: 13
Title: Quarantine: The Loners
Author: Lex Thomas
Publisher: EgmontUSA
Pub Date: 7/10/12
Galley: Yes
Top 25: Yes
Convince us to read the book: I liked this book because of how the author made the change from normal high school life into mass chaos when the infection hits. The character development, dialogue, and plot voice were above par. The viewpoint is in first person which made it even more interesting because it kept switching between characters with different motives and status on the pecking order.
Memorable or Forgettable: N/A
Cover: The cover did tempt me to pick it up because it showed a quarantine sigh accompanied by a locked down school in the background.
Age Range: 14 through 15
Quality: 4Q Better than most
Popularity: 4P Broad general teen appeal
Annotation: A regular high-school is transformed into a war zone of survival when a viral disease that kills anyone past puberty infects the students.

tags:  dystopian / high school / ya lit

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