Thursday, June 12, 2014



    Fury: Book 1 of The Cure by Charlotte McConaghy
    348 pages, Published March 25th, 2014 by Momentum Books, Pan Macmillan

    In the tradition of Divergent comes a novel about a world where negative emotions are stolen ... and only those with fury can stand up and fight.

    Eighteen-year-old Josephine Luquet wakes naked and covered in blood that is not hers on the same day every year—when the blood moon is full. Josi has not responded to the "Cure"—an immunization against anger mandated by the government—and believes herself to be a threat to others.

    Then she meets Luke. Luke has had the Cure but seems different to the other "drones"—and he's dead set on helping Josi discover the truth about herself before the next blood moon.

    But time is running out. Is Luke willing to risk his life to be near her? Does he truly understand what violence she is capable of?

    Raw and full of passion, Fury is a story of love in a dystopian world, and how much we are willing to forgive in the struggle to remember our humanity.

    About the Author:

    Charlotte started writing her children’s fantasy series ‘The Strangers of Paragor’ as a teenager and has since gone on to publish five novels. After a Masters degree in Screenwriting she wrote ‘Avery’, the first in her adult fantasy series ‘The Chronicles of Kaya’, published by Random House. She now lives in Sydney, Australia, and has just released a new dystopian sci-fi novel called ‘Fury – Book One of The Cure’, published by Momentum.

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    My Review-

    Fury is a good dystopian read. This dystopian is in a world where the government took away negative emotions away from people, turning them into drones. Josephine is the exception, every year when there is a blood moon she looses her memories and remembers nothing from that night.

    Fury has interesting characters and a good plot that will keep your attention the entire time you are reading wanting to know what you will learn next about the characters. I look forward to picking up the next book in this series.