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Bookends About Override

Title: Override
Author: Heather Anastasiu
Source: from publisher for review
Rating: ★★★★★
Review Summary: An incredibly impressive sophomore novel, with great pacing, interesting ethical questions, and very cool characters but a slightly anti-climatic ending.

Override is the sequel to Glitch, so this description contains some unavoidable spoilers that mean you’ll probably want to skip the review if you haven’t read the first book. So now that those who haven’t read Glitch have left….  This book picks up almost exactly where Glitch left off, with Zoe joining the resistance now that she’s free from the link. She’s quickly swept into a war academy where glitchers are trained to use their powers to fight for the resistance.  The more time she spends there though, the more it becomes clear that divisions lurk just below the surface – about what the Resistance should be willing to do to win and even what winning would look like.  As Zoe struggles to answer these questions for herself, her relationship with Adrien becomes complicated by his own ethical questions about his ability to see the future. Continue reading

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