Hello all! I am so excited today because M.L. Sparrow’s novel Ghetto got a new cover and I’m showing it to you all!! I read Ghetto a couple of months ago and I fell in love with the world that she created. You can read my review here.
Ghetto is a YA novel set in a futuristic world where technology has advanced to a whole new level. People are split into Classes. Any illness can be cured with a single shot of a miracle medicine called All-Cure and everyone is Branded at birth in an attempt to cut out crime.
My name’s Sunny Grace Beaumont. Only child, self-taught computer geek and cancer survivor. Oh, and did I mention my dad’s the President? As you can imagine that’s sometimes a little problematic, especially when I want to sneak out. But it never got me into quite as much trouble as the night I ventured into the Ghetto – don’t ask me why I was there in the first place… it was stupid. Everyone knows that the Ghetto is where hardened criminals are sent to live out the remainder of their lives. At first the men that kidnap me are just as I’d imagine, mean and thoughtless, but slowly I begin to have doubts.
I meet a guy. His name’s Sin, he has no Brand – a crime punishable by death – and he’s the rebel leader. I should hate him… but I don’t. Instead he opens my eyes to a whole other side of the Ghetto, where people are innocent of the crimes they’re accused of and helpless children suffer dreadful poverty. Is it possible that I’ve been lied to my entire life… that the governments been deceiving everyone? And how can I challenge the law my own dad is adamant to uphold?
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