The twists and turns and suspense made for a thrilling ride . . . Highly recommended - James Dashner, New York Times bestselling author of The Maze RunnerSet in 2150 -- in a world of automatic cars, nightclubs with auditory ecstasy drugs, and guys with four arms -- this is about the human genetic mistakes that society wants to forget, and the way that outcasts can turn out to be heroes.When their overprotective father is killed in a terrible accident, Zel and her younger sister, Dylia, are lost in grief. But it''s not until strangers appear, using bizarre sensory weapons, that the life they had is truly eviscerated. Zel ends up in a safe house for teens that aren''t like any she''s ever seen -- teens who, by law, shouldn''t even exist. One of them -- an angry tattooed boy haunted by tragedy -- can help Zel reunite with her sister.But only if she is willing to lose him.
Kang's debut novel is a stunner for many reasons, but it's the science in this science fiction novel that deserves the praise, first and foremost.Kang uses her background as a medical doctor to great precision in creating almost every facet of Control's world: from rounding out Zel's abilities and talents in lab work, to world-building lines describing the medical enhancements that are available to everyone in Neia.But it's the science behind the ..