When Leo, an Italian championship swimmer, and Naomi, a science genius from California, are two of the twenty-four teens drafted into the International Space Training Camp, their lives are forever altered. After erratic climate change has made Earth a dangerous place to live, the fate of the population rests on the shoulders of the final six who will be scouting a new planet. Intense training, global scrutiny, and cutthroat opponents are only a few of the hurdles the contestants must endure in this competition.For Leo, the prospect of traveling to EuropaJupiters moonto help resettle humankind is just the sense of purpose hes been yearning for since losing his entire family in the flooding of Rome. Naomi, after learning of a similar space mission that mysteriously failed, suspects the ISTC isnt being up front with them about whats at risk.As the race to the final six advances, the tests get more challengingeven deadly. With pressure mounting, Naomi finds an unexpected friend in Leo, and the two grow closer with each mind-boggling experience they encounter. But its only when the finalists become fewer and their destinies grow nearer that the two can fathom the full weight of everything at stake: the world, the stars, and their lives....
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The Final Six (The Final Six #1) Reviews
*I recieved an e-ARC from Edelweiss and HarperCollins in exchange for an honest review*
This is a fast-paced dystopian/sci-fi novel with an interesting concept and a lot of romance.
Our main characters, Leo and Naomi, are competing to become one of The Final Six (teenagers who will be sent to Jupiter's Moon ''Europa'', in hopes of making it a safe place for mankind). In order to be chosen, they'll have to overcome obstacles and pass certain tests.
I really enjoyed this book. I think the ...more
I mean, this book is my baby- of course it gets 5 stars! ;) In all seriousness, I hope you enjoy reading FINAL SIX as much as I loved the experience of writing it. Thank you, all of you, who are giving it a read!
Thanks to the publisher for providing an ARC in exchange for an honest review, This doesn't in any way influence my opinion on it.
The Final Six by Alexandra Monir can be best described as simply exceptional. This is my first book from her and I'm very impressed, I don't read too much Sci-Fi but I appreciate it when I come across gems like this. The Final Six is about two main characters Leo and Naomi. Leo is an Italian Olympic Swimmer who lives in Rome, not the one we know but one ravaged by f ...more
I was hooked from the very first line. THE FINAL SIX by Alexandra Monir is a fast-paced and completely engrossing YA Sci-Fi novel. This book is serious page turner! MAJOR cliffhanger warning: the ending is completely unexpected and you will be left wanting more… Highly recommend!!!
Twenty-four teenagers from an earth badly suffering from climate change are chosen as potential crew on a mission to Europa. Jupiter's moon has been chosen as potential future habitat for humanity, given that Earth has been used up.
Given that we are depleting resources and polluting the very Earth we depend on to feed us, the underlying theme of the book - an uninhabitable planet - feels urgent and relevant. The beginning of the book is thus quite promising. It does not hold up.
I had of course ...more
The Final Six is a Young Adult Science Fiction novel. There is a sequel planned.
The story is set in the future (the date is not specified). The basic premise is that the earth is in dire shape with floods and earthquakes. Twenty-four teens are being drafted to the International Space Training Camp. These teens will be competing to become one of six teens sent on a mission to Europa (Jupiter’s moon).
The narrators are teenagers Naomi and Leo (1st person POVs). Leo is from Italy and is a ...more
WOW! One of my favorites this year, such a solid and entertaining read. Also I listened to the audiobook version of this and realized halfway through that the author narrated Naomi's chapters, she did an amazing job.