Partials

Partials

Partials Series, Book 1

Downloadable Audiobook - 2012
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The human race is all but extinct after a war with Partials—engineered organic beings identical to humans—has decimated the population. Reduced to only tens of thousands by RM, a weaponized virus to which only a fraction of humanity is immune, the survivors in North America have huddled together on Long Island while the Partials have mysteriously retreated. The threat of the Partials is still imminent, but, worse, no baby has been born immune to RM in more than a decade. Our time is running out.Kira, a sixteen-year-old medic-in-training, is on the front lines of this battle, seeing RM ravage the community while mandatory pregnancy laws have pushed what's left of humanity to the brink of civil war, and she's not content to stand by and watch. But as she makes a desperate decision to save the last of her race, she will find that the survival of humans and Partials alike rests in her attempts to uncover the connections between them—connections that humanity has forgotten, or perhaps never even knew were there. Dan Wells, acclaimed author of I Am Not a Serial Killer, takes readers on a pulsepounding journey into a world where the very concept of what it means to be human is in question—one where our humanity is both our greatest liability and our only hope for survival.
Publisher: New York : Balzer + Bray, 2012
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9780062132741
Characteristics: 1 online resource (12 audio files) : digital
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Additional Contributors: Whelan, Julia

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Apr 11, 2017

The narrator does a good job with the different voices and, while the story is similar to other post-apocalyptic stories, it has some good elements that sets it apart. The plot develops well, but the characters are essentially formulaic and there are some holes that I hope the other books will fill in. I will continue through the rest of the series.

AL_KELSEY Nov 21, 2016

A futuristic love story in a dystopian world. The A.I., "Partials" have destroyed almost the entire human race, but one girl will find the cure--and learn more about herself than she ever thought possible. This roller coaster ride will leave you breathless!

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