In a future United States where those who control technology control the wealth, seventeen-year-old Marguerites viral video propels a populist candidate to presidential victory on a platform of tech for all. But as the mouthpiece of the new leader determined to break the elite stronghold, Marguerite finds herself on the opposite side of the divide in a new high school full of technocrat teens.When the enigmatic Percy, with his flamboyant fashion sense, sharp wit, and tragic past, takes an interest in her, she is suspicious. But with everyone against her, she needs an ally. Percy is drawn to Marguerites passion for the cause, but the legacy of his murdered scientist parents prevents him from letting her get too close.Soon terrorists strike the capital and technocrat leaders begin turning up dead, and the two must work together to protect both their families and the country. With everyone literally plugged into technology, total domination will take only a flip of the switch. In order to preserve their freedom and the future Marguerite envisions, she and Percy may be forced to pay the ultimate price....
|Title||:||Beneath the Shine|
|Format Type||:||Kindle Edition|
|Number of Pages||:||304 pages|
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Beneath the Shine Reviews
Trigger warnings: death of a parent, death of a friend, psychological manipulation, torture, suicide.
You guys probably know by now that I am 100% trash for The Scarlet Pimpernel. So when I found out that there was a YA dystopian retelling of The Scarlet Pimpernel, I was instantly sold.
And as far as retellings go, this one was solid. Percy was captured pretty freaking accurately, and while Marguerite is a very different character from the original, I thoroughly enjoyed the changes to ...more
I salute you, Ms. Fine, I salute you! The Scarlet Pimpernel never was a big thing in Germany, so I only had I vague idea of what I was heading into, but maybe that was a good thing. Because I thorougly enjoyed this story. It is eventful, gripping and spot on in so many things. In fact Sarah Fine spins a tale mirroring how we can all end up in the future. The world she creates is fascinating and thought provoking. And I have more than a vague idea on whom the president featured in her book is mod ...more
I loved it!! I don't really know how to explain it, kept my attention read it on two days lol
I really like this book, the world building is so realistic, everytime I was reading, I was lie OMG it could be us in 50 years, and it is scary.
The plot is very entertaining and intense.
Once again, well done
I haven't had the best luck with Fine's young adult books but I am determined to try them all since I die hard love her new adult series Reliquary. This one for me made me feel a little lost and a little well stupid if you really want to know. This book is for the tech lover and although I do love tech this one is for someone who understands it a little more.
The story was very good even if it did make me feel a little stupid. It made me think of I Robot, a world where tech rules the world. It h ...more