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Inside Out by Maria V. Snyder

Inside Out (Harlequin Teen)Trella is a scrub. She is one of the many thousands who work in the lower levels, cleaning and performing all the other necessary duties to keep the levels functioning. She does what she’s told to—most of the time, at least. What most of her fellow scrubs and especially the Pop Cops don’t know is that Trella likes to use pipes to sneak around the Upper levels, where most scrubs aren’t authorized to go. She doesn’t take any risks except for this, until she makes the rash decision to save a prophet. Now she’s involved in a scheme that could be way over her head and will likely get her killed, but still, this girl who’s used to only looking out for herself isn’t giving up yet. The reward of Gateway may be too great.

Snyder is probably one of my favorite writers because I can always count on her to give me tons of addictive action. I was absolutely thrilled with Inside Out. Instead of the more fantasy-like world presented in Poison Study and Storm Glass, Inside Out seems to be a dystopian science fiction. Snyder portrays her new world well, particularly the social constructs. It’s very easy to get accustomed to all the peculiarities and details specific to Trella’s world, which is relief because it makes it all the more easier for the reader to get into the actual story. Snyder does not disappoint by delivering lots of danger, action, and a hint of romance. I have a few theories about Snyder’s new creations in Inside Out, and I absolutely cannot wait to see which ones turn out to be right in the sequel, Outside In.

Fans of Snyder’s writing in Poison Study and Storm Glass will not want to miss Inside Out, nor will those who enjoyed The Maze Runner by James Dashner.

Rating: 4.5

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Loren Chase said...

So excited about this book. I just started Poison Study and I love it already.

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