The Other World

The Other World

by Callista O'Brien

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The Other World by Callista O'Brien

Haylyn Jones lives the typical teenage life. She gets up at an ungodly hour, hauls herself to the prison known as high school, and then comes home so she can go to bed and start the process all over again. It's all so blissfully boring until an accident has Haylyn dangling on the brink of death, thinking her fifteen short years have come to an end. Only she doesn't die.

She wakes up on the other side surrounded by Laves, ghoulish alien monsters bent on studying humans. There's no place like home ... and it looks as if Haylyn will never see hers again.

Thrust into a world where people are treated like dispensable lab rats, Haylyn is given a mentor to help her stay alive long enough to be worth studying-a mentor named Sam who just happens to be as arrogant as he is gorgeous. Sam is among the thousand humans stuck here to be studied. But studied for what?

Haylyn thinks she will be there forever until she gets recruited for an escape plan so crazy it might just work. Now she has to decide: Will she be resigned to her fate like everyone else seems to be? Or will she give up everything, even her life, for the chance to escape?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781943588237
Publisher: Lucky Bat Books
Publication date: 02/03/2016
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.56(d)

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julia_rhodes More than 1 year ago
Well worth the time! This brilliantly written YA novel contains not only an intriguing and unique plot but dynamic and relatable characters as well. The witty and stubborn narrator, Haylyn, instantly pulled me into the story. Thrown into a strange new world, Haylyn meets her new mentor Sam. Haylyn's sarcasm and Sam's arrogant yet kind nature make for a great narrative. The two form a close bond that will make any girl wish that they were in Haylyn's shoes. With brilliantly written characters and an ending that will leave you wanting more, I would definitely recommend this book to anyone!