So I haven't done one of these in awhile because they got very repetitive, but I had to do this one because I am really excited for this book!
Release Date: June 5, 2012
Technology makes them superhuman. But mere mortals want them kept in their place. The
As he did in Robopocalypse, Daniel Wilson masterfully envisions a frightening near-future world. In Amped, people are implanted with a device that makes them capable of superhuman feats. The powerful technology has profound consequences for society, and soon a set of laws is passed that restricts the abilities—and rights—of "amplified" humans. On the day that the Supreme Court passes the first of these laws, twenty-nine-year-old Owen Gray joins the ranks of a new persecuted underclass known as "amps." Owen is forced to go on the run, desperate to reach an outpost in Oklahoma where, it is rumored, a group of the most enhanced amps may be about to change the world—or destroy it.
Once again, Daniel H. Wilson's background as a scientist serves him well in this technologically savvy thriller that delivers first-rate entertainment, as Wilson takes the "what if" question in entirely unexpected directions. Fans of Robopocalypse are sure to be delighted, and legions of new fans will want to get "amped" this summer.
So I absolutely loved Robopocalypse when I finally read it, and now he has another one coming out, I am so excited to see what Daniel Wilson is going to do with this. It sounds amazing!
Sounds exciting! Thanks for sharing.ReplyDelete
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Sounds like a book that I may really enjoy. Thanks for sharing it.ReplyDelete
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Wow, this sounds pretty intense, and like it could be a social commentary on our use of technology. Interesting pick - never heard of it!ReplyDelete
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I haven't heard to that one before, but it sounds really interesting! Great pick!ReplyDelete
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This makes me think of Mass Effect's biotic powers. As I'm devastated by the end of that series I will have to pick this one up!ReplyDelete
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I've had Robopocalypse on my TBR list for a while, and this one sounds really good too! Thanks for putting it on my radar - I've added it to my TBR list!ReplyDelete