The Darkest Minds (The Darkest Minds #1) by Alexandra Bracken
Can’t stop to report this one, science fiction is the burning topic these days. One can’t resist the temptation of the books or the movies which promise gripping stories. You will never have a dull moment with the latest adventurous tale, The Darkest Minds.
The plot of the story is eerie right from the beginning. The country is reeling under the curse of plague. The dreaded disease has wiped off almost the entire child population. The ones left behind have been blessed by extraordinary powers. They can hurl tables with their fingertips and burn down buildings and cars with a mere glare. The government fears these kids no end hence they are transferred to a rehabilitation camp which metes out nothing but torture and misery. Ruby is the most gifted of them all. She manages to escape the dreaded camp. On her runaway trail, she comes across another group who have escaped a similar fate. She joins their group. As they proceed on their adventure, she realizes that the leader has a soft corner for her. But she has little time or inclination for a romance as she views herself as someone very hazardous and a relationship might spell doom for her beloved. To make the matters worse, she is pursued by vested interests to act against her nation. The suspense thickens as she chooses between the two. Read on, and quench your thirst for drama, terror, turmoil, and adventure.