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Escaping a life of marginalization and misery, Kitty Doe joins the most powerful family in the country, a choice that requires her to assume the identity of the Prime Minister's niece and stop a rebellion that ended her predecessor's life.
Publisher: Don Mills, Ontario : Harlequin Teen, 2013
ISBN: 9781460322567
Characteristics: 1 online resource (343 pages)

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Aug 31, 2016

this book is great! it tells a crazy story of 17 year old Kitty Doe, who is masked to look like another girl. This ill change her life forever

Aug 27, 2016

This book caught my eye for two reasons. One would be the intricately designed cover, with the mysterious eye and maze. the second would be the author, whom I recognized as the writer of The Goddess Test Series that has always been in my top picks for books. But unfortunately, I would say that the first book of this series is better written than the two following it. The idea behind this book was genuinely captivating, but I felt that afterward the plot did not pick up the pace later on into the series. Nonetheless, this book was very intense to read, with all the suspense, mystery, and romance bits entangled together. The story of Kitty Doe in her dystopian world was definitely creative, so why not give this book a try? 5/5 - @Siri of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

LoganLib_Tahnee Jun 19, 2016

Imagine you have no family, you have a dead end job and your are offered a prosperous government job, a home and food for your life, the only catch, you can never tell your secret and you must never see your friends again. What would you do?

A very interesting read with lots of plot twists.

treshi May 09, 2016

It was a really good book, not really sure how the ending worked. But it was good overall..

Aug 08, 2015

Poor little pawn, just wanted to be a galaxy fighter and for people to pay attention and listen. Poor poor little pawn.

Jun 14, 2015

This book was really good, but there were some let downs. I have to say that I felt like Kitty and Knox would have been a cute couple, but I think that's just me. I almost instantly lost interest in the second book. I don't know why, but it just...was a little draggy. I still recommend them if you like dystopian books. Also, I would the "hunting trip" so disturbing, I probably would have quit if I wasn't so hooked and had purchased a copy.

Dec 16, 2014

i do not reccomentd this to anyone.....pointless read

Feb 23, 2014

I disliked this book. It named people, places, and things and didn't describe them so I had no idea what they were.

Jan 03, 2014

Wildly unbelievable, but entertaining nonetheless. Kitty Doe displays a very unnatural loyalty to the dysfunctional Harts.

KRockstar10 Nov 19, 2013

Okay, first things first: this is NOT a Hunger Games ripoff. Yay! Just wanted to get that out there right away, because these days "dystopian" seems to mean "kids killing each other" and this book is not that.

The second thing that I want to point out is that the description of the book is very misleading. The summary seems to indicate that Kitty knows what will happen to her if she accepts the Prime Minister's offer to change her rank and become a VII. She does not. She accepts in a desperate move to escape her low rank of a III, and only when she wakes up in a completely altered body does she realize what her decision really was.

And boy oh boy, this story is pretty sinister in some places. Remember how in "The Giver" you got "released" from the community if you were too different, or got too old, or failed in some way? Well, in Aimee Carter's universe, the elderly get released into Elsewhere, a place that the ordinary citizens hope is a nice quiet place to live out your life once you turn sixty.'s the opposite of that.

The book does not take itself very seriously. I've struggled through other YA that takes itself VERY SERIOUSLY and it annoys me to no end. You have to suspend your disbelief like whoa in this story, and the author knows it. She even seems a bit cheeky about it. But the book is fun, so it works!


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