Ruins (Partials Sequence Series #3) [NOOK Book]

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Our time is almost up.

As the clock ticks closer and closer to the final Partial expiration date, humans and Partials stand on the brink of war. Caught in the middle, thousands of miles apart, are Samm and Kira: Samm, who is trapped on the far side of the continent beyond the vast toxic wasteland of the American Midwest; and Kira, now in the hands of Dr. Morgan, who is hell-bent on saving what's left of the Partials, even if she has to destroy ...

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Ruins (Partials Sequence Series #3)

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Overview

Our time is almost up.

As the clock ticks closer and closer to the final Partial expiration date, humans and Partials stand on the brink of war. Caught in the middle, thousands of miles apart, are Samm and Kira: Samm, who is trapped on the far side of the continent beyond the vast toxic wasteland of the American Midwest; and Kira, now in the hands of Dr. Morgan, who is hell-bent on saving what's left of the Partials, even if she has to destroy Kira to do it.

The only hope lies in the hands of the scattered people of both races who seek a way to prevent the rapidly escalating conflict. But in their midst appears a mysterious figure, neither human nor Partial, with solemn warnings of a new apocalypse—one that none of them may be able to avert.

The final installment in the Partials Sequence is a thrill ride of epic proportions, as the last remnants of life on our planet fight to determine its final fate.

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Editorial Reviews

Wall Street Journal
“Mr. Wells has recombined familiar dystopian elements, added original ones, and thrown in dashes of dry wit to create a sprawling, action-packed medical thriller full of big ideas and exciting reversals.”
Pittacus Lore
“A thrilling sci-fi adrenaline rush, with one of the most compelling and frightening visions of Earth’s future I’ve seen yet. I couldn’t put it down.”
School Library Journal
04/01/2014
Gr 9 Up—The final war between the Partials and the humans is at hand. Though both sides possess weapons that could destroy the other, Kira Walker holds the key to preventing all-out destruction.
Kirkus Reviews
2013-12-07
In the wake of one apocalypse, can humans and Partials, cloned supersoldiers, live together, or will the world end again? Kira Walker found a cure for the RM plague. The Partials think her DNA might hold the cure for their "expiration date," the genetic trait that shuts their bodies down when they turn 20. The Partials held the last remnant of humanity hostage until Kira turned herself in for study (Fragments, 2013); when her biopsies yield no answers, she sets off to find unaligned Partials in hopes of finding a solution to the expiration date herself. Meanwhile, Samm, her Partial boyfriend, makes a startling discovery halfway across the country, and he sets out to find Kira and, he hopes, save both races. However, a splinter group of humans plans to use a nuclear warhead to destroy the Partials. And two very different genetically modified scientists are stalking the survivors; one shaped like a monster is warning everyone, and another shaped like a man is intent on harvesting everyone to create a perfect future. Wells concludes his post-apocalyptic, action-packed trilogy with a literal bang and a lot of blood. Believable characters face tough moral choices, and though the end is tidy, the twists and treachery that get readers there are all the fun. It's enjoyable alone but best read after the first two. Science (fiction) at the end of the world done right. (Science fiction. 14 & up)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780062071125
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 3/11/2014
  • Series: Partials Sequence Series , #3
  • Sold by: HARPERCOLLINS
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 464
  • Sales rank: 9,151
  • Age range: 14 - 17 Years
  • File size: 684 KB

Meet the Author

Dan A. Wells

Dan Wells is the author of Partials and Fragments, as well as the John Cleaver series: I Am Not a Serial Killer, Mr. Monster, and I Don’t Want To Kill You. He has been nominated for both the Hugo and the Campbell Award and has won two Parsec Awards for his podcast, Writing Excuses. He plays a lot of games, reads a lot of books, and eats a lot of food, which is pretty much the ideal life he imagined for himself as a child.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 1, 2013

    Epic Read

    This series is so amazing thus far there is no doubt the new book will be awesome. Cannot wait for it's release!!!!

    8 out of 12 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 17, 2014

    Excellent series. Worth$

    Excellent series. Worth$

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 12, 2014

    Great ending...

    To a great series!

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 5, 2014

    Awsome Series

    This is I am sorry to say the last of the series. I am one of those readers that love reading trilogies. Thank you for the 4th book. I have been caught in a few series that I began to think would never end. The Wheel Of Time being the worst because tragically Mr. Jordan died I think after book 12 before he finished it. I had read every book more than once waiting for the next one to come out.
    That being said I surprise myself by being sad that this series has ended. I wouldn't mind if Mr. Wells wrote another three that begins 5 years down the road just to let us know how everyone is doing in the new world. Just a sugestion. Please?
    I just purchased the other series by Dan Wells, I am excited to get started on it and can't wait to let you know what I think. Thank you Mr. Wells for hours of excitement, sorrow, laughter, and hope.
    Sanna7125

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 14, 2014

    Chatroom people

    Find a different book. You all are being really disrespectful.

    2 out of 11 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 26, 2014

    All you teachers out there - ask your students read this during

    All you teachers out there - ask your students read this during the summer. All you who are into environmental concerns, get the future generations thinking.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 13, 2014

    A Must Read

    I've been following Dan Wells since his series, 'I am Not a Serial Killer,' and his writing only gets better with every new book he puts out. The plot, the characters are all extremely well developed and real. A wonder sense of humor, drama and urgency. Over all, it's just a good book!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 29, 2014

    Cool look at my sword

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    1 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted April 25, 2014

    Alec

    Still.

    0 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 24, 2014

    Taus

    She walks to the door and opens it quietly. "Anybody need anything while im out?"

    0 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 24, 2014

    Samael

    :o JORDAN?!

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 26, 2014

    Ashley. Post

    We had to put post so it would post. There was or still is a glitch)

    0 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted April 26, 2014

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 24, 2014

    Lyra

    Sits on the porch with er guitar, strumming it softly.

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    Posted April 24, 2014

    Hunter

    Yawns

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 26, 2014

    Jordan

    What?

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  • Posted April 23, 2014

    Great ending to an exciting trilogy.

    I really enjoyed the whole series and was impressed with the twists and unexpected turns throughout! I am 56 and bought it for my 20 something daughter-in-law who loved it also.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 15, 2014

    Im on pplz. But i cant see headlines ://

    Supppp ;p



    ~Reenelle

    0 out of 10 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 14, 2014

    Brady to all

    Does anyone know any rp books? B and n locked m out of every book i ever rped in.

    0 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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