May 13, 2017

#BookReview: Unplugged by @donna_freitas

Unplugged (The Wired, #1) 
Humanity is split into the App World and the Real World—an extravagant virtual world for the wealthy and a dying physical world for the poor. Years ago, Skylar Cruz’s family sent her to the App World for a chance at a better life.

Now Skye is a nobody, a virtual sixteen-year-old girl without any glamorous effects or expensive downloads to make her stand out in the App World. Yet none of that matters to Skye. All she wants is a chance to unplug and see her mother and sister again.

But when the borders between worlds suddenly close, Skye loses that chance. Desperate to reach her family, Skye risks everything to get back to the physical world. Once she arrives, however, she discovers a much larger, darker reality than the one she remembers.





Donna was born in Rhode Island and currently lives in Brooklyn, NY and Barcelona, Spain. 


I can honestly say I haven't read a book similar to this one. I don' think I'd be able to leave my family to live in "better" world.  To know that they will still suffer, I just couldn't do it. But Skye tries and I kind of hate and love her for it. To get home she had to meet some shady people. They were pretty interesting...but I didn't like the characterization of the villain. They felt too typical, almost cookie cutter. But I did really enjoy this book and I'm excited for book 2!!



























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