From the author of USA Today bestseller The Girl With All the Gifts, a terrifying new novel set in the same post-apocalyptic world.

Once upon a time, in a land blighted by terror, there was a very clever boy.

The people thought the boy could save them, so they opened their gates and sent him out into the world.

To where the monsters lived.

May 2, 2017  |  456 pages
(Read from Mar 1, 2019 to Mar 5, 2019)
Grade: B–    (switch to numeric scale)
L/E Ratio: 70% Entertainment, 30% Literature
Writing Quality:
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Movie Potential:
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Sequel Potential:
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This book acts as both a prequel and an epilogue for The Girl With All the Gifts, and it's highly recommended to read that book before tackling this one.