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Reviewed in the United States on December 12, 2017
I've had this book sitting on my bookshelf for almost 2 years and randomly yesterday I decide to finally read it. I'm so glad I did.

This book was pure sci-fi with little sprinkles of romance and while I love a good plot and world building, I love reading romance. So I was a little worried about not enjoying this book enough because of that but I was pleasantly surprised by the sweet moments between the characters in this book that totally had me swooning.

The formatting for this book is really amazing. The cover in itself is so freaking beautiful I can't stop staring at it because it's so cool. I loved how different this book was from anything else I'd ever read before. But I will say the formatting got old after a while. I loved reading the chats, emails, reports, etc but I really missed actual dialogue and being able to be in the main characters's heads. I felt like it was hard for me to connect with Ezra and Kady (especially her) because I didn't know what the heck they were thinking or what they were really going through besides what some random person was telling me. I also don't like that we don't really get a clear indication of what these characters look like. We get a few pieces later in the book but in the first half I think part of the reason I had such a hard time connecting with the characters was because I literally could not picture them in my head. They were like blobs with personalities and idk if it's just me but I need to picture the characters in my head when I read. It definitely got frustrating after a while but still, I couldn't stop reading.

There became a point in the book where I just literally could not put it down. Even if I had a million questions and my head hurt from trying to read all the little notes and whatnot, I couldn't stop because I needed to see how it would end. A foolish part of me thought we'd get some actual first person pov at the end but jokes on me because that didn't happen. But the formatting kinda grew on me in the second half of the book and even though I miss regular format/dialogue I still very much loved getting the story the way that we did. And I did eventually connect with the characters and I became very invested in their stories.

Oh man this book made me cry. I wasn't expecting to because I didn't really feel attached to anyone? But then suddenly people were dying and the writing was just so freaking beautiful and the tears would start dripping from my eyes and I'd be like "wait...what is happening?!" and ugh, this book made me feel so many things it's so good.

I haven't decided yet if I'll be jumping into book 2 or if I'll need a bit of a break from this fun (but tiring format) but I am so happy I finally read this and I really love this world that they built!
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By Anna on December 12, 2017
I've had this book sitting on my bookshelf for almost 2 years and randomly yesterday I decide to finally read it. I'm so glad I did.

This book was pure sci-fi with little sprinkles of romance and while I love a good plot and world building, I love reading romance. So I was a little worried about not enjoying this book enough because of that but I was pleasantly surprised by the sweet moments between the characters in this book that totally had me swooning.

The formatting for this book is really amazing. The cover in itself is so freaking beautiful I can't stop staring at it because it's so cool. I loved how different this book was from anything else I'd ever read before. But I will say the formatting got old after a while. I loved reading the chats, emails, reports, etc but I really missed actual dialogue and being able to be in the main characters's heads. I felt like it was hard for me to connect with Ezra and Kady (especially her) because I didn't know what the heck they were thinking or what they were really going through besides what some random person was telling me. I also don't like that we don't really get a clear indication of what these characters look like. We get a few pieces later in the book but in the first half I think part of the reason I had such a hard time connecting with the characters was because I literally could not picture them in my head. They were like blobs with personalities and idk if it's just me but I need to picture the characters in my head when I read. It definitely got frustrating after a while but still, I couldn't stop reading.

There became a point in the book where I just literally could not put it down. Even if I had a million questions and my head hurt from trying to read all the little notes and whatnot, I couldn't stop because I needed to see how it would end. A foolish part of me thought we'd get some actual first person pov at the end but jokes on me because that didn't happen. But the formatting kinda grew on me in the second half of the book and even though I miss regular format/dialogue I still very much loved getting the story the way that we did. And I did eventually connect with the characters and I became very invested in their stories.

Oh man this book made me cry. I wasn't expecting to because I didn't really feel attached to anyone? But then suddenly people were dying and the writing was just so freaking beautiful and the tears would start dripping from my eyes and I'd be like "wait...what is happening?!" and ugh, this book made me feel so many things it's so good.

I haven't decided yet if I'll be jumping into book 2 or if I'll need a bit of a break from this fun (but tiring format) but I am so happy I finally read this and I really love this world that they built!
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