Authors: Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff
Genre: YA Sci-Fi
Series: The Illuminae Files #1
The year is 2375 and one of the mega-corporations that control much of deep space has just fired the opening salvo in an intergalactic war, destroying Kady and Ezra’s planet. Read More at Goodreads
THIS BOOK IS INSANELY AMAZING! I rarely get this hyped and crazy about a book but guys, this is like up there with the top books of 2016! It’s left me with the feeling of “what am I supposed to do with my life now?” and here’s why:
Not only is it uniquely structured to represent an Intelligence Report, it is methodical and informative yet has a certain poetic element to it.
Both the authors have managed to do an amazing job of creating a project of such magnitude. The plot is obviously very well thought out. The sequence of events is borderline insane, it messes with your head. And at some points it is best advised to read with the lights on.
From the get go, the novel is action -packed. There is obviously an element of mystery as to why all these crazy things are happening but towards the end it get super intriguing and you just wanna keep turning the pages.
The characters all have different voices and there is humour in cooperated among all this chaos. It’s very amusing to read the banter between Kady and Ezra. The book is written in a very matter-of-fact way to keep in style with the Intelligence Report format but it also questions existence and human emotion and all those big questions.
You simply have to read it to understand the hype so GET ON IT.