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Title: Breaking Point
Author: Kristen Simmons
Release Date: February 5, 2013
The second installment in Kristen Simmons's fast-paced, gripping YA dystopian series.
faking their deaths to escape from prison, Ember Miller and Chase
Jennings have only one goal: to lay low until the Federal Bureau of
Reformation forgets they ever existed.
Near-celebrities now for
the increasingly sensationalized tales of their struggles with the
government, Ember and Chase are recognized and taken in by the
Resistance—an underground organization working to systematically take
down the government. At headquarters, all eyes are on the sniper, an
anonymous assassin taking out FBR soldiers one by one. Rumors are flying
about the sniper’s true identity, and Ember and Chase welcome the
Until the government posts its most-wanted list, and their number one suspect is Ember herself.
Orders are shoot to kill,
and soldiers are cleared to fire on suspicion alone. Suddenly Ember
can’t even step onto the street without fear of being recognized, and
“laying low” is a joke. Even members of the Resistance are starting to
look at her sideways.
With Chase urging her to run, Ember must decide: Go into hiding…or fight back?
I rather enjoyed the first book in the series, Article 5, and I'm interested in finding out what happens next. I hope the dark grittiness and the danger sticks around. One thing that stood out from the first book what how brutal the author portrayed the future.