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In the After

In the After - Demitria Lunetta That was an enjoyable and interesting post-apocalyptic thriller with a courageous young girl and a forsaken world full of vile creatures.
This novel is intense. I especially liked the narration. In the After was a very memorable and well-written book, alternating suspenseful between past, present and future. Characterization and depth are added step by step to this story though flashbacks, outlooks and an action-packed present. It had a few heart-stopping, page-turning and “chew-your-nails” moments. Take away the prehistoric animals from Jurassic Park and you have a very similar moment in the novel:

http://www.youtube.com/embed/hzIVwpCcgkM

The novel is very emotional, too. For one there’s the sister like relationship between Amy and Baby, a toddler Amy finds and rescues in an abandoned supermarket. For years they escape death, forging a bond as strong as sisters, until they are finally rescued and taken to New Hope, a colony of survivors living on a former government research compound. Their relationship is so lovely because even though it seems like the end of the world, there is still something beautiful to hang on to; a reason to not give up. In a world in which even the tiniest sound can mean death sentence, a world where you have to live in silence, two girls find a way to talk to each other, to communicate with their hands and to create their small happy place. It was really amazing.

With pulse-pounding narrow escapes In the After is an action-packed dystopian page-turner that does not disappoint.

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