In a bleak future, parents can choose to have their 13-17 year old offspring “unwound.” Unwinding is the process of surgically harvesting all body parts for use in other people. Some brave teens who are scheduled to be unwound decide to run away in order to save their own lives and choose their own destinies. Will they make it? Will they be caught? Read Unwind by Neal Shusterman in order to find out!
Sixteen-year-old Callie, her seven-year-old brother Tyler, and their good friend Michael are homeless orphans who eke out a living the best they can. One day Callie finds out about a company called Prime Destinations, where she has the potential to earn a lot of money. All Callie has to do is to rent out her body to three very rich elderly people, who can pretend to be young again for a period of time. After three rentals, Callie will have enough money to provide a home and food for her brother and their friend. It sounds simple; however, Callie finds out that nothing is as simple as it seems. Check out Starters by Lissa Price to find out what happens.
If you enjoyed Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, Airhead by Meg Cabot, Eva by Peter Dickinson, or Uglies by Scott Westerfeld you are likely to enjoy Starters which is also available in book cd format, OverDrive ebook format, and Axis360 ebook format.