Time Zero (Paperback)
Carolyn J Cohagan, 9780999562451, 404pp.
Publication Date: March 15, 2016
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Women banned from education. Husbands chosen by parents. Does one New York teen have the courage to stand against oppression?
"A compelling, unexpected, thrilling read that elevates the young adult genre with smart and ground-breaking social commentary." --Elizabeth Banks, "Effie Trinket" from The Hunger Games
Winner 2017 International Book Award for Young Adult Fiction.
Manhattan, 2119. Fifteen-year-old Mina Clark hides her heresy to protect her family's honor. And in a world where women are second-class citizens and young brides are sold to the highest bidder, only Mina's beloved grandmother secretly fuels her forbidden love of reading. But when Nana is rushed to the hospital, Mina races to grab hold of the illegal materials before authorities come knocking.
Confronted by her horrid, spoiled brat betrothed, Mina commits an act of disobedience that could threaten everything she holds dear. Fearing for her life, she teams up with her fianc 's handsome bodyguard to follow the clues hidden in Nana's Primer to the heart of the Manhattan underground.
Can Mina unravel the mystery and fight for her freedom?
Time Zero is the first book in an eye-opening dystopian YA trilogy. If you like determined heroines, suspenseful action, and a harrowing glimpse of the future, then you'll love Carolyn Cohagan's award-winning novel.
Buy Time Zero to join the uprising today