August 04, 2018

#BookReview of Polaris by @mindeearnett


Polaris (Avalon, #2)
Reviewed By: Rachael
Publisher: Balzer + Bray
Recommended Age: Young Adult
Genre: Science Fiction
About the Book: Jeth Seagrave and his crew of mercenaries are pulled into one last high-stakes mission in this breathtaking sequel to Mindee Arnett’s fascinating and fast-paced sci-fi thriller Avalon.

Jeth Seagrave and his crew are on the run. The ITA, still holding Jeth’s mother in a remote research lab, is now intent on acquiring the metatech secrets Jeth’s sister Cora carries inside her DNA, and Jeth is desperate to find the resources he needs to rescue his mother and start a new life outside the Confederation. But the ITA is just as desperate, and Jeth soon finds himself pursued by a mysterious figure hell-bent on capturing him and his crew—dead or alive.

With nowhere to run and only one play left, Jeth enters into a bargain with the last person he ever thought he’d see again: Daxton Price, the galaxy’s newest and most fearsome crime lord. Dax promises to help Jeth, but his help will only come at a price—a price that could mean sacrificing everything Jeth has fought for until now.

The conclusion to the story Mindee Arnett began in her acclaimed novel AvalonPolaris is a dangerous journey into the spaces between power and corruption, life and death, the parts of ourselves we leave behind, and the parts we struggle to hold on to.






About the Author: 
YA Author of THE NIGHTMARE AFFAIR, a contemporary fantasy coming March 5, 2013 from Tor Teen (Macmillan) and AVALON, a YA sci-fi thriller coming Winter 2014 from Balzer+Bray (HarperCollins). Represented by the fabulous Suzie Townsend of New Leaf Literary. Addicted to jumping horses and telling tales of magic, the macabre, and outer space.


Do I Recommend this book? Yes

Notes and Opinions: It's been awhile since I read the first book, Avalon (I had to go read the synopsis to remember oops). From what I remember, I did like it. I loved that the action is non-stop. It's just go-go-go from start to finish and that made it super fun and easy to read in a sitting. I loved the characters and I'll be honest with you, people die. Including a possible favorite. I know it had to happen but why? If you enjoy a faced paced science-y book, I really recommend this one!

 









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