Title: The Testing
Author: Joelle Charbonneau
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Source: A friend
Cia dreams of going onto University in Tosu City after she graduates from her colony’s school. But in order to get there, she has to make it through the Testing. When Cia discovers what this really means, the honor of being chosen for the Testing is quickly replaced with a more basic need to survive.
If you liked The Hunger Games and Divergent, you’ll love The Testing. It has the same thrilling pace, as Cia fights for her life and discovers the truth of the Testing. And, of course, there is a little romance along the way. Cia is a wonderful character: strong, smart, trusting.
The entire book was fascinating. I just wanted to read and read and read. And now I am not-so-patiently waiting for a kind book fairy to send me Independent Study.