SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL REVIEW

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School Library Journal reviewed ASH! And here’s the verdict:  For those who enjoy stories about rebelling against “the system,” such as Suzanne Collins’s “The Hunger Games” (Scholastic) and Veronica Roth’s “Divergent” (HarperCollins), the “Destined” series is bound to entertain and enthrall. I’m so happy with the review! Here’s the full thing: School Library Journal 05/01/2015Gr 8 Up—After the Event, in which seven billion people died, the survivors created a system to ensure nothing like that would happen again. People are placed into what is essentially a caste or “ring” system, starting with the highest, most powerful Purples through the rainbow to the lowly Ashes. As people are born, specialists extract their destinies, down to the day and time—and to maintain order, all must fulfill their destiny. Dax is a rarity, a Blank—one whose destiny could not be extracted, the lowliest of the low. Madden is an elite Purple, being groomed …