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Across North America, flocks of birds hurl themselves into airplanes, causing at least a dozen to crash. Thousands of people die. Fearing terrorism, the United States government grounds all flights, and millions of travelers are stranded.

Among them are Reese and her debate team partner and longtime crush David, who are in Arizona when the disaster occurs. On their drive home to San Francisco, along a stretch of empty highway in the middle of the Nevada night, a bird… (more)

Editorial reviews (2 reviews)

I love sci-fi movies, but I typically try and stay away from that genre in books, unless the description really grabs me like this one did.

The sense of play—of allusion, homage, and, forgive the pun, adaptation—with source materials like the typical “YA love triangle” and the conspiracy-SF narrative empire of The X-Files makes this book read almost like a love letter to genre.

Book Details  

Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (September 18, 2012)

Format: EPUB

File size: 763 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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