Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Review: The Way We Fall

The Way We Fall
by Megan Crewe
304 pgs Hardcover
Released 1.24.2012
by Disney-Hyperion

The Way We Fall will captivate readers with it's strong determined characters who face a devestating outbreak on a closed off island. 

What happens when the community you grew up in is falling apart and your neighbors turn against you in fear and spread a sickness that has no cure? 

TWWF is an amazing story of the human spirit in the face of trial and loss. We are introduced to a cast of characters that are loosing everyone they love, while at the same time the island is begging for help from a mainland that has abandoned them in the face of a world wide outbreak. 

While some take advantage of the sick and passes some people are struggling to help those to survive. The Way We Fall will grip readers and take you through a climactic set of events that rip through a small island town and change these lives forever. The ending leaves you gasping for more.

Book Blurb:
It starts with an itch you just can't shake. Then comes a fever and a tickle in your throat. A few days later, you'll be blabbing your secrets and chatting with strangers like they’re old friends. Three more, and the paranoid hallucinations kick in.
And then you're dead.When a deadly virus begins to sweep through sixteen-year-old Kaelyn’s community, the government quarantines her island—no one can leave, and no one can come back.Those still healthy must fight for dwindling supplies, or lose all chance of survival. As everything familiar comes crashing down, Kaelyn joins forces with a former rival and discovers a new love in the midst of heartbreak. When the virus starts to rob her of friends and family, she clings to the belief that there must be a way to save the people she holds dearest.Because how will she go on if there isn't?Megan Crewe crafts a powerful and gripping exploration of self-preservation, first love, and hope. Poignant and dizzying, this heart-wrenching story of one girl’s bravery and unbeatable spirit will leave readers fervently awaiting the next book in this standout new series.

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