The Rising

The Rising

Book - 2016
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"Alex Chin has the world on a plate. A football hero and homecoming king with plenty of scholarship offers, his future looks bright. His tutor, Samantha Dixon, is preparing to graduate high school at the top of her class. She plans to turn her NASA internship into a career. When a football accident lands Alex in the hospital, his world is turned upside down. His doctor is murdered. Then, his parents. Death seems to follow him wherever he goes, and now it's after him."--Amazon.com.
Publisher: New York : Tor, c2016
ISBN: 9780765337917
0765337916
Branch Call Number: FIC Grah
Characteristics: 397 pages ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Land, Jon

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SEBoiko
Sep 01, 2017

Victims were far easier to deal with than witnesses.

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SEBoiko
Sep 01, 2017

I never stop thinking about the failures.

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SEBoiko
Sep 01, 2017

Life is the greatest miracle of all, as well as the least appreciated.

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SEBoiko
Sep 01, 2017

- friends didn't betray friends.

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vslucky1
Oct 23, 2017

I finished the book because I wanted to see if it got better. It didn't. The first half was better than the second half and I thought the book was better suited for YA Scifi instead of adult.

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yesucan
Aug 26, 2017

I really liked this book. I hope there is a sequel. The personality of the characters was consistent, and I could not put the book down. Loved how it flowed and how everything seemed believable. I hope you all enjoy it like I did.

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barryandlinda
Jan 29, 2017

I am a very big fan of Heather Graham. This is the first book that I have read by both Heather Graham and Jon Land. I found it very hard to get into. I understood the basic story line, but didn't understand all the scientific language that takes place in most of the story. The main character Alex (Dancer), and Samantha are being chased by drones and aliens throughout the story. The ending wasn't what I expected, but I will most likely read the next book if and when it comes out.

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