IN THE ENCLAVE, YOUR SCARS SET YOU APART, and the newly born will change the future.
Sixteen-year-old Gaia Stone and her mother faithfully deliver their quota of three infants every month. But when Gaia’s mother is brutally taken away by the very people she serves, Gaia must question whether the Enclave deserves such loyalty. A stunning adventure brought to life by a memorable heroine, this dystopian debut will have readers racing all the way to the dramatic finish.

March 30, 2010  |  384 pages
(Rated on Mar 25, 2017)
Grade: B    (switch to numeric scale)
L/E Ratio: 50% Literature, 50% Entertainment
Writing Quality:
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Movie Potential:
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Sequel Potential:
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3.5 Stars “Even the worst feeling, with time and familiarity, became tolerable.” ― Caragh O'Brien, Birthmarked. I think that quote at the top, really says it all. It sort of sums up how I feel about this book as a whole. It was hard to get into, even with narration. The world it's set in is so dispiriting and peculiar (seriously, incest is not best). The characters needed more development, which is not to say that this book was short, because it was really too long. Which is odd th