"Fans of Stohl's Beautiful Creatures series will find many of the same elements here -- paranormal romance, a fast pace, and intriguing characters -- but within a distinctly science-fiction setting. The strong messages of questioning authority, daring to resist injustice, and loyalty to one's group will resonate with teens who loved The Hunger Games."Booklist
"Dol's narrative voice is particularly vivid . . . Will keep readers engrossed."Publisher's Weekly
"Stohl's dystopia is well-written and well-structured. Action balances with character and world development, and interspersed documents reference deeper mysteries, gradually hinting at how the 'icon children' came to be. The multi-layered characters are mostly sympathetic, believably flawed and driven..."VOYA
"Icons is epic in scale and exquisite in detail-a haunting, futuristic fable of loss and love."
Ally Condie, author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Matched
"I love this book. It's raw and riveting, a scorched-Earth future vision that feels frighteningly real. It's full of passion and deep truths and the kind of power that people only find when they're driven far, far past their limits."
Lev Grossman, New York Times bestselling author ofThe Magicians
"Margaret Stohl is a genius when it comes to characters and their emotions. ICONS had me hooked on the first page, and I can't wait to read the sequel!"
Richelle Mead, New York Times bestselling author of the Vampire Academy and Bloodlines series
"An action-packed, smart thriller that shows an excitingly different side of Stohl's writing and opens up a fascinating new world."
Holly Black, New York Times bestselling author of the Modern Faerie Tales series
"The ultimate compliment I can give this book: I hate that it was written by someone else. It's just awesome. I hope this one gets made into a movie."
James Dashner, New York Times bestselling author of the Maze Runner trilogy
"Short sentence structure adds to the tension, and the Embassy reports add a level of intrigue. Readers will be waiting for the next book in the series."Library Media Connection