Book: Joshua's Tree by N. W. Harris
|4 stars based on the 3 most helpful Amazon reviews|
N. W. Harrisabout this book: "Joshua's Tree by N.W. Harris" is the first book in a trilogy written with teen male readers in mind. N.W. Harris was an avid reader in his teenage years and noticed the current young adult market is flooded with books geared more towards female readers, and there are not enough books boys will love. "Joshua's Tree" has been read and reviewed by many girls, and they have received the book with open arms as well. The novel is told from the POV of two protagonist. Joshua is the classic geek-turned-hero, a teenage boy from our time who finds himself in a post-apocolyptic future where he must learn to fight to survive. Nadia is a warrior girl from this future who several female reviewers have said is the type of girl they wish they could be--strong, confident, and able to kick butt at a moments notice. Here is the blurb for "Joshua's Tree":
"When a skateboarding accident hurls 17-year-old Joshua Tyler into a dismal future overrun by flesh-eating mutants, he taps into the strength and courage hidden within him and manages to stay alive, only to discover his horrifying relationship to the scientific genius who brought all life on Earth to the brink of annihilation.
Aided by Nadia, a beautiful warrior student who believes he may be the prophesized savior sent to rescue her people, Josh learns to fight for survival. Terrified by the constant threat of a violent death, Josh wants nothing more than to get back to his own life. But the longer he survives in this strange place, the more he learns about its creation. Charged with the job of assassinating the enemy's leader, Josh begins to uncover his connection to the army of cannibalistic monsters—a nightmarish truth that could prevent him from ever finding his way home."
Praises for "Joshua's Tree" listed on Amazon.com:
• "Can't wait for the next book to continue the adventure!!!" — Mescal152
• "I couldn't put this book down, so I had stayed up late." — Ana Torres
• "I strongly recommend it to fans of sci-fi/fantasy adventure, who like some romance in their tale, with a thought provoking and action packed plot." — Tina Williams
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