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Gated

Parker, Amy Christine (Book - 2013 )
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
Gated
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Seventeen-year-old Lyla feels ambivalent when the charismatic leader of her isolated suburban community is told that the end of the world is near and when it arrives they must all be ready to defend themselves against the unchosen.
Authors: Parker, Amy Christine
Title: Gated
Publisher: New York :, Random House,, [2013]
Edition: First edition.
Characteristics: 339 pages ;,22 cm
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Summary: Seventeen-year-old Lyla feels ambivalent when the charismatic leader of her isolated suburban community is told that the end of the world is near and when it arrives they must all be ready to defend themselves against the unchosen.
ISBN: 0449815986
9780449815984
0449815978
9780449815977
Statement of Responsibility: Amy Christine Parker
Subject Headings: Religious leaders Fiction. Cults Fiction. Survival Fiction. Utopias Fiction. Teenage girls Fiction. Religious leaders Juvenile fiction. Cults Juvenile fiction. Survival Juvenile fiction. Utopias Juvenile fiction. Teenage girls Juvenile fiction.
Genre/Form: Young adult fiction.
Topical Term: Religious leaders
Cults
Survival
Utopias
Teenage girls
Religious leaders
Cults
Survival
Utopias
Teenage girls
LCCN: 2012048123
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May 05, 2014
  • dkaput rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

An interesting YA thriller that explores the community dynamics of a modern day cult. Narrorated by one of the Community's teenage girls, we follow along she prepares for the near-future apocalypse, but not everything is as it appears. Can she trust the Community's profit?

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“If you really love someone, you have to be prepared to do what’s necessary to help them learn and grow, even if it’s painful for the both of you.”

“It comes down to whether or not you’re ready to die today. I’m not. If the world ends, we can’t fight it, but we can fight one man. We can choose to live this day and every day after it that we have left.”

“If a sky this dark can still be peppered with so much light, maybe this world can be too.”

“But even lambs have to be lions sometimes.”

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