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Scythe (2016)


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Published: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, [2016]
Edition:  First edition
Description:  433 pages ; 22 cm
ISBN/ISSN: 9781442472426 (hardcover), 1442472421 (hardcover), 9781442472433 (paperback), 144247243X (paperback),
Language:  English

Winner of the 2017 Michael L. Printz Honor Book Award

""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"--


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This book is about a boy names Rowan and a girl named Citra who live in a world far into the future where the world is now controlled by the internet. In this new world, there is no disease, no death, no violence. But there are Scythes in this world who glean people to minimize the population. Both Rowan and Citra were selected to train and become Scythes. But only one of them will become a Scythe. If you want to find out which one of them will become a Scythe, then you should read the book to find out.

Overall I loved this book and would highly recommend this book to others. My favorite part was when Citra was on the run and figured out Scythe Farrady was alive. I would give this book a 9.5/10.
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