304 pages, 8.18 × 7.76 × 1.12 in
June 17, 2014
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0547959214
ISBN - 13: 9780547959214
Read from the Book
A knock makes me jump. My hands shake from exhaustion, fear, and sorrow as I unlatch the lock to the door of my residence hall rooms and turn the handle. I let out a sigh of relief as I see Raffe Jeffries in the doorway. Though we share the same path of study, there is little else that is similar about us. Me from the colonies, who had to survive The Testing to be here. He from Tosu City, where students related to former graduates are welcomed into the University with open arms. We are not friends. Even after he helped save my life last night, I do not know if I can trust him. But I have no choice. Raffe appears unconcerned, but I can read the warning in his eyes as he steps into my sitting room and closes the door behind him. "Cia, they know." My knees weaken, and I grip the back of a chair for support. "Know what?" That I left campus? That I know the rebellion led by the man who helped me during The Testing isn't what the rebels believe? That soon the rebels will launch an attack that will lead them to their deaths? That Damone . . . I push my thoughts away from that question. "Professor Holt knows we both left campus." His dark eyes meet mine. "And Griffin has started looking for Damone." Of course Griffin would be looking for his friend. When he doesn't find him, he will alert the head of our residence, Professor Holt. She will wonder why the Tosu City Government Studies student has vanished. Will Dr. Barnes and his officials believe the pressure to succeed has ca
From the Publisher
She wants to put an end to the Testing
In a scarred and brutal future, The United Commonwealth teeters on the brink of all-out civil war. The rebel resistance plots against a government that rules with cruelty and cunning. Gifted student and Testing survivor, Cia Vale, vows to fight.
But she can't do it alone.
This is the chance to lead that Cia has trained for - but who will follow? Plunging through layers of danger and deception, Cia must risk the lives of those she loves - and gamble on the loyalty of her lethal classmates.
Who can Cia trust?
The stakes are higher than ever-lives of promise cut short or fulfilled; a future ruled by fear or hope - in the electrifying conclusion to Joelle Charbonneau's epic Testing trilogy. Ready or not? it's Graduation Day. The Final Test is the Deadliest!
About the Author
Joelle Charbonneau began telling stories as an opera singer, but these days she finds her voice through writing. She lives near Chicago with her husband and son, and when she isn't writing, she works as an acting and vocal coach. Visit www.joellecharbonneau.com ."
"Charbonneau's portrayal of a ravaged future America attempting to rebuild itself is gripping, filled with surprises and complicated questions of right versus wrong. As in the previous books, Charbonneau remains focused on philosophical worries and moral tests over spectacle and bloodshed, with multiple layers and twists to keep readers forever guessing."
"Conspiracies, counterconspiracies, lies and double crosses: It's quite a ride."
"Charbonneau delivers nail-biting suspense that fans of the series have come to love."