ScytheAudiobook CD - 2017
From Library Staff
In a world where disease has been eliminated, the only way to die is to be randomly killed ('gleaned') by professional reapers ('scythes'). Two teens must compete with each other to become a scythe--a position neither of them wants. The one who becomes a scythe must kill the one who doesn't
Sometimes even good books are a bit slow moving, audiobooks are a great way to make that less of a hindrance. Scythe is a richly developed story, but at times the plot is buried under the descriptions so listening allows you to take in stride.
Like with Renegades, this is really a double entry for Scythe and the sequel Thunderhead. I wouldn't have thought a story set in a future utopia could be so tense, unnerving, and thrilling, but here it is.
JCLJoshN Oct 24, 2018
This was not an easy book for me to get through, much like The Hunger Games wasn't easy for me. Not just because there's A LOT of killing in the story, but because of the psychological toll it takes on the characters. Still, I stuck with it and can't wait to read the second book. The characters ... Read More »