Eve by Anna Carey, teen pick from Marybeth T.
Forthcoming in October 2011 - preorder now!
A deadly virus sweeps across the world. When the dust settles and things are revealed, it becomes clear living will require some hard work. And the King can be trusted. Or so it seems...
Eve is on the eve of her graduation. She is valedictorian. She will be an artist in the King's new city. But then a horrifying truth is revealed to her, and she fights to escape what she had believed before to be her "future". Soon, she is off on a journey to a place where she can be safe from the world that's determined to capture her. When she discovers Caleb, she fully believes him to be the horrible male she has learned about all her life. However, she slowly thaws towards this unsuspecting boy, and not too long after, they are together in love. They are also teetering between life in death, day after day...Who knew that life outside the School would be so challenging?
Romantic, exciting, and an altogether enjoyable read, Eve is the first book in a new evocative series.