HarperTeen, 9780062117267, 368pp.
Publication Date: April 16, 2013
Fans of Incarceron by Catherine Fisher and Variant by Robison Wells won't want to miss this magnetic first book in a gripping dystopian sci-fi series. Marie Lu, New York Times bestselling author of the Legend trilogy, raves that Taken is "an action-packed thrill ride from beginning to end. More, please!"
Gray Weathersby has grown up expecting to disappear at midnight on his eighteenth birthday. They call it the Heist—and it happens to every boy in Claysoot. His only chance at escape is to climb the Wall that surrounds Claysoot. A climb no one has ever survived . . .
About the Author
Erin Bowman used to tell stories visually as a web designer. Now a full-time writer, she relies solely on words. She lives in New Hampshire with her family, and when not writing she can often be found hiking, commenting on good typography, and obsessing over all things Harry Potter. Erin is the author of Contagion and its sequel, Immunity, the Taken trilogy, Vengeance Road, and Retribution Rails. You can visit her online at www.embowman.com.
Praise For Taken…
— Marie Lu, author of Legend
“A suspenseful trek. Readers will eagerly await the next installment.”
— Kirkus Reviews
“An action-packed, emotionally charged, plot-twisting adventure.”
“A dramatic work that is reminiscent of Lois Lowry’s The Giver and will appeal to fans of Suzanne Collins’s The Hunger Games.”
— School Library Journal