Slated

Hardcover | February 6, 2014

byTeri Terry

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Debut author Teri Terry has written a brilliantly compelling, original and thought-provoking novel about an uncomfortably plausible future.

Kyla has been Slated—her memory and personality erased as punishment for committing a crime she can’t remember. The government has taught her how to walk and talk again, given her a new identity and a new family, and told her to be grateful for this second chance that she doesn’t deserve. It’s also her last chance—because they’ll be watching to make sure she plays by their rules.

As Kyla adjusts to her new life, she’s plagued by fear. Who is she, really? And if only criminals are slated, why are so many innocent people disappearing? Kyla is torn between the need to know more and her instinct for self-preservation. She knows a dangerous game is being played with her life, and she can’t let anyone see her make the wrong move . . . but who can she trust when everyone is a stranger?
 

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Debut author Teri Terry has written a brilliantly compelling, original and thought-provoking novel about an uncomfortably plausible future.Kyla has been Slated—her memory and personality erased as punishment for committing a crime she can’t remember. The government has taught her how to walk and talk again, given her a new identity and a new family, and told her to be grateful for this second chan...

Teri Terry (http://teriterry.jimdo.com/) is Canadian by birth, and has lived in France, Canada and Australia. She currently divides her time between writing and doing a research MA on the depiction of terrorism in young adult literature since the 9/11 attacks in America. Slated is her debut novel. She lives in Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom. 

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:352 pages, 8.54 × 5.88 × 1.15 inPublished:February 6, 2014Publisher:Nancy Paulsen BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0399161724

ISBN - 13:9780399161728

Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best book series I've read When I first got this book I didn't expect much, but when I read it, my visions on it changed. It's filled with great characters and it has a thickening plotline. This book is perfect for whoever loves thrillers.
Date published: 2016-07-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great! even better than Great It was amazing must read the other books!!!
Date published: 2015-11-21
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Better than expected This book is better than I expected, considering the author has the same first and last name. I didn't hold out much hope, as everyone and their brother seems to be writing dystopian series nowadays. However, this book surprised me. It had twists that I didn't see coming, and steadily held my attention. The main character is genuine, and you grow with her. All in all, a great read.
Date published: 2015-05-24
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Hmmm Well, It was really easy to get into this book, however many of the supporting characters fell a little flat. All the intrigue going on and yet hardly anything gets answered by the end makes it a frustrating read. I am not sure if I'd want to read the next book unless it actually gives some answers. The story plateaued fast and didn't get exciting til nearly the very end. A bit disappointing all around.
Date published: 2013-02-25
Rated out of 5 by from This book will grab you from the onset! Told from the 1st person perspective, it's a story of Kyla's re-entry into the world after being slated (old memories wiped). A slated reverts back to a childlike state where one learns to talk, socialize etc not unlike a small child. Set in to not-to-distant future, we see a disturbing world where Slateds and people in general must be careful what they say, who they say it to and where they say it. This is the first book in a long time for me that stayed with me even after I put it down. Cannot wait until Fractured (book 2). I greatly recommend it as a book that will keep you guessing, provide some great conversation and force you to really think about allowing anyone/anything to have too much control over our lives!
Date published: 2013-01-30