By: Kristen Simmons
Publication Date: January 31, 2012
I love this book and the characters and the series as a whole … definitely has a place on my all-time favorites list for a reason!
The Bill of Rights has been revoked, and replaced with the Moral Statutes.
There are no more police—instead, there are soldiers. There are no more fines for bad behavior—instead, there are arrests, trials, and maybe worse. People who get arrested usually don’t come back.
Seventeen-year-old Ember Miller is old enough to remember that things weren’t always this way. Living with her rebellious single mother, it’s hard for her to forget that people weren’t always arrested for reading the wrong books or staying out after dark. It’s hard to forget that life in the United States used to be different.
Ember has perfected the art of keeping a low profile. She knows how to get the things she needs, like food stamps and hand-me-down clothes, and how to pass the random home inspections by the military. Her life is as close to peaceful as circumstances allow.
That is, until her mother is arrested for noncompliance with Article 5 of the Moral Statutes. And one of the arresting officers is none other than Chase Jennings—the only boy Ember has ever loved.
WHITE CAT (CURSE WORKERS #1)
By: Holly Black
Publication Date: May 4, 2010
I have yet to go back and finish this series but I did really enjoy it. It has some interesting characters and an engaging plot. I found myself rooting for the main character (Cassell) and despite the fact that he has the worst brothers ever, he is a likable character who is loyal and does what he can for the people in his life. Definitely check this series out!