Love all, be all. In Kristen Young’s Apprentice, the Supreme Collective epitomizes love and only wants everyone else to love. As an Apprentice, Flick can become a rare Elite Lover thanks to her perfect memory. But her desperation for perfection and her increasing nightmares may lead to a shocking truth that some people will do anything to hide. Common dystopian themes such as all-powerful governments and compliant citizens quickly grow beyond clichés in this thrilling search for truth and the meaning of reality. As book 1 of the Collective Underground series, Apprentice provokes introspection about whether the cost of peace is worth the price of freedom, leaving readers’ minds turning long after they finish.
Best for: Young adults and fans of intriguing dystopian adventure.
Discern: Some violence and sexual references.
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