THE HIVE

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By Barry Lyga and Mor­gan Baden (Kids Can Press)

Cassie, the daugh­ter of a fa­mous de­ceased hacker, be­lieves in The Hive Jus­tice. It al­lows the crowd to vote on pun­ish­ments for so­cial me­dia of­fences. When friends at her new school pres­sure her into mak­ing a joke about the pres­i­dent’s daugh­ter, she is placed on a Level 6 kill-on-sight or­der. As Cassie runs for her life, se­crets are ex­posed about the process and her dad. This fast-paced and some­times highly tech­ni­cal novel will ap­peal to read­ers aged 14 and up who love a dystopian chase.

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