Fans of the Divergent and Hunger Games series will love Wasteland, the first installment of the Wasteland trilogy, by five-time Emmy AwardA??nominated writer Susan Kim and Edgar AwardA??winning Laurence Klavan. With heart-pounding thrills, this harrowing survival story is alive with action and intrigue. Welcome to the Wasteland, a post-apocalyptic U.S. where no one lives past the age of 19. But an early death isnA??t the only doom waiting around the corner: Everyone is forced to live under the looming threat of rampant disease and brutal attacks by the variantsA??hermaphroditic outcasts that live on the outskirts of Prin.
Esther doesnA??t care that her best friend, a variant, is considered A??the enemy.A? She doesnA??t care that Levi, who controls the Source, is the real enemy and might send his Taser boys after her if she makes one wrong move. Then she meets Caleb, and just possibly, she might have a chance at salvation.