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by M. T. Anderson

For Titus and his friends, it started out like any ordinary trip to the moon — a chance to party during spring break and play with some stupid low-grav at the Ricochet Lounge. But that was before the crazy hacker caused all their feeds to malfunction, sending them to the hospital to lie around with nothing inside their heads for days. And it was before Titus met Violet, a beautiful, brainy teenage girl who has decided to fight the feed and its omnipresent ability to categorize human thoughts and desires.

Following in the footsteps of George Orwell, Anthony Burgess, and Kurt Vonnegut Jr., M. T. Anderson has created a not-so-brave new world— and a smart, savage satire that has captivated readers with its view of an imagined future that veers unnervingly close to the here and now.

14, 15, 16, 17, 18
Interest Level
Grades 9 - 12
Lexile Measure
Guided Reading
Candlewick Press (MA)
Number of Pages
Science Fiction

About the Author

Contributor Image Alt Tag M. T. Anderson M T Anderson has written fantasy and satire for children, teen, and adult audiences. Read about what Anderson did for a living before he became a writer.

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