Monday, March 27, 2017

Lifers by M.A. Griffin - OPTIONAL

Griffin, M. A. Lifers, 279 pages.  Chicken House (Scholastic) 2017. $17.99. Language: R (147 swears, 0 "f"); Mature Content: PG; Violence: PG-13.  

When Preston and Mace go looking for their friend Alice after she disappears mysteriously, they never expected to find themselves in the middle of a secret government cover-up.  The friends soon discover that Alice, along with hundreds of other teens, have been charged for petty crimes, rounded up, and sent to a prison in another dimension.  Now captives of an agency known as M.I.S.T.. Preston must put his trust in a rogue agent and enter the prison with little hope of finding his friend.  

This was a fast-paced read with a Maze Runner feel to it.  The story is rather short so their isn't a lot of back story but it will appeal to adventure readers.

MS, HS -OPTIONAL. Gina, Media Specialist

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