Laybourne, Emmy. Monument 14. New York: Feiwel & Friends, 2013. Print. Dean is caught in a deadly ordeal as the world has gone berserk with tornadoes and weather that some areas have never seen before. He must learn to trust the people he gets stuck in a grocery store with, or he will have no chance of survival. But as one of his newfound friends gets into bad things he has to take the weight that his friend is refusing to carry. This book is on my top 5 list, because I really survival type theme in this book, because I really enjoy reading books about fighting to survive. I also like this book, because the main character was a really important piece of the group he was surviving with. The final reason I enjoyed this book, was because of the characters, because their was only one character that made really dumb, illogical decisions throughout the entirety of the book.
Laybourne, Emmy. Savage Drift. New York: Square Fish, 2015. Print Dean and his friends have finally found refuge in a Canadian refuge camp for survivors of the disasters at Monument, Colorado. When he discovers that someone close to him may still be alive he creates a plan to find out if they still exist. With pressures intensifying among his friends Dean realizes that the only way they will stay safe is if he puts his plan to action. This book is on my top 5 list because of the plot to the final book. I also like that this book has a lot of unexpected twists in it that make sense after remembering what the first two books were about. And I like this book because I feel that this book wrapped up the ending of the trilogy really well through the plot and unexpected twists.
Roth, Veronica. Divergent. London: HarperCollins, 2014. Print. Tris the main character of this book makes the toughest decision of her life when she chose what faction she would join. Then when she joined she went through an extremely hard training that was tough for her. When she realized a plot to destroy the world as she knew it, she decided to do her best to foil the plan.
Sanderson, Brandon. Firefight. New York: Ember, 2016. Print. David the main character must go to a faraway city to learn more about the mysterious Regalia. While he adventures to the faraway city once called Manhattan he learns what the outside world is like and that where he lives is a great place. When he arrives he hears of Firefight the high epic that has killed one of his squad members, and he must learn its weakness or die. This book made it onto my May reading list because it is very well written. The organization of the book is also very good because the chapters contain exactly what they need and when a completely new idea is brought up it turns into a new chapter. I also like this book a lot, because it is an adventure book that is fast paced and action packed.
Sanderson, Brandon. Steelheart. Barcelona (EspanÌa): Ediciones B, 2015. Print. In this book David, the main character dreams of joining the reckoners, the only people who fight back against the epics. He has a plan for revenge but can't put it into place until he has a team capable of helping him. He makes friends and enemies and learns to trust no one, not even his closest friends. This is one of my favorite books so far because I like how the author starts integrating new characters into the book. I also like this book, because it uses very good word choice and finds a way to make the word choice helps to get a certain feeling across. I also like this book, because it doesn't include information that is completely irrelevant to the topic he is writing about.