About the Book
Her whole life Amy has been taught the people of New Lithisle deserve to die, but when she falls for Daniel, she determines to save him.
Sixteen-year-old Amy doesn't like anything to die, she won't even eat the goats or chickens her mama has butchered every fall, but she can't let herself pity the inhabitants of New Lithisle. In a few short months the dome they built to isolate themselves from the deadly pandemic is predicted to collapse, but her whole life Amy has been taught it's God's will they die. They traded their souls for immunity to the swine flu virus, brought God's curse upon themselves by adding pig genes to their own.
Then, while on a scavenging trip with her father, Amy is accidentally trapped in New Lithisle. At first her only goal is to escape, but when she meets Daniel, a New Lithisle boy, she begins to question how less-than-human the people of New Lithisle are.
Amy's feelings grow even more conflicted when she learns she didn't end up in New Lithisle by mistake. Her father is secretly a sympathizer, and was trying to prevent the coming destruction.
Now time is running short and Amy has to decide if she will bring the computer program her father wrote to his contact or save herself. Installing the program could prevent the dome's collapse, but if Amy doesn't find her father's contact in time, she'll die, along with everyone else.
About the Author
Rondi Bauer Olson is a reader and writer from Michigan's Upper Peninsula, where she lives on a hobby farm with her husband, Kurt. She has four grown children, works as a nurse, and also owns a gift shop within view of beautiful Lake Superior.
Author Rondi Bauer Olson has written a young adult, dystopian, science-fiction, romance novel that teens will find interesting and intriguing. Set from the point of view of sixteen-year-old Amy, life is not exactly what and how she thought it was. This story brings to life the idea of a conflicting way of life and an unexpected and unlikely romance. This story is about, family, love, and life. Some readers may find this book a little hard to get into at first, but push through, and readers will not be disappointed.
Series: Seventh Daughter
Genre: young adult, science fiction, dystopian, romance
Publisher: Written World Communications
Publication date: May 15, 2017
Number of pages: 253
A review copy of this book was provided by the author via LitFuse. A review was not required and all views and opinions expressed are my own
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