Author: J.A. Souders
Publisher: Tor Teen
Expected Publication: November 13th, 2012
Since the age of three, sixteen-year-old Evelyn Winters has been trained to be Daughter of the People in the underwater utopia known as Elysium. Selected from hundreds of children for her ideal genes all her life she’s thought that everything was perfect; her world. Her people. The Law.
But when Gavin Hunter, a Surface Dweller, accidentally stumbles into their secluded little world, she’s forced to come to a startling realization: everything she knows is a lie. Her memories have been altered. Her mind and body aren’t under her own control. And the person she knows as Mother is a monster.
Together with Gavin she plans her escape, only to learn that her own mind is a ticking time bomb... and Mother has one last secret that will destroy them all.
A Utopian society that is really a Dystopian society?! A ticking time bomb that is your own mind! All of this is adding up to a novel that is right up my alley. I also just love love love the cover of this novel and am now eagerly anticipating the release date!