Welcome to Living in a Bookworld, which basically is a blog full of what else but books. Here, you can find and read reviews about books from the young adult, fiction and not, and sometimes the adult section. Also, every month is going to be dedicated to an author or two. You will be able to see the new books that come out every week as well. Let the book journey begin!
Summary from Goodreads Pickaxes,
grime, and watery oatmeal are all sixteen-year-old Heart has ever known.
Growing up in the tunnels, the only breaks in her muscle-aching monotony are
the numerous nights spent cramped in a metal box. Stupid runaway mouth. But
when strange visions and a hidden map hint there’s more to life than she’s been
led to believe — boys being one of them — only one thing weighs on her mind.
Yet freedom is a tease. Heart merely trades her small prison for a larger one —
a transparent dome controlled by the Guardian, an aging leader bent on creating
a genetically perfect race. Heart's birthmark on her shoulder? An abomination
that carries a lifetime sentence of slavery for females.
lives out the remainder of its existence at the top of an isolated apartment
tower, young Jackie dares to question Tower Authority and their ban on
traveling into the tower's depths.
Intelligent and unyielding, Jackie ventures
into the shadows of the floors below.
But will her strong will and refusal to
be quiet—in a society whose greatest pride is hiding the past—bring
understanding of how humanity became trapped in the tower she has always called
home, or will it simply be her undoing?