Here's a quite bite from Carrie Ryan's website:
In Mary's world, there are simple truths.
Sisterhood always knows best.
The Guardians will protect and serve.
The Unconsecrated will never relent.
And you must always mind
the fence that surrounds the village. The fence that protects the village from
the Forest of Hands and Teeth.
But slowly, Mary's truths are failing
her. She's learning things she never wanted to know about the Sisterhood and its
secrets, and the Guardians and their power. And, when the fence is breached and
her world is thrown into chaos, about the Unconsecrated and their
Now she must choose between her village and her future,
between the one she loves and the one who loves her. And she must face the truth
about the Forest of Hands and Teeth. Could there be life outside a world
surrounded by so much death?
This book was absolutely a page turner! It was so suspensful. I couldn't wait to find out what happened with Mary, Travis, Harry and everyone. It's dystopian at it's best. I never thought I could really get into the whole zombie thing, but this book was a definite must read. You feel pulled into the storyline and the characters are relatable. I'm giving this one 5 very alive kisses! Oh and I'm currently reading The Dead Tossed Waves.