The Apollo Illusion
"The Apollo Illusion" is a story for the hackers, the techies, the seekers, and the rebels of the world. A dystopian suspense for young adults and millennials, it follows bullied nineteen-year-old Flora into an isolated web of truth, lies, and survival when she stumbles upon a dark secret about her walled-off home state of Apollo. More
** NOTHING IS EVER WHAT IT SEEMS. ** From award-winning journalist Shari Lopatin comes her highly praised and riveting debut novel, "The Apollo Illusion," a science fiction and dystopian suspense about a future society's frightening overdependence on technology.
THE YEAR IS 2150, and bullied nineteen-year-old Flora can no longer ignore the burning curiosity to learn what’s behind the towering Wall surrounding her home state of Apollo. Citizens still read books, discuss philosophy, and send text messages, but questioning The Other Side is forbidden.
WHEN FLORA'S naïveté accidentally reveals a dark secret about Apollo, she’s forced into an isolated web of truth, lies, and survival. Fearing for her life, she leaves behind a clue for her childhood friend, Andrew, placing her last hope in their special bond.
A MUST-READ for today's generation of older teenagers and millennials, "The Apollo Illusion" is a story for the hackers, the techies, the seekers, and the rebels of the world.
* Audience: young adults (older teens) and millennials
* Rating: PG-13 for some sexuality and occasional language
* Genres: dystopian suspense, science fiction, young adult (YA), speculative fiction
PRAISE FOR 'THE APOLLO ILLUSION'
"The Apollo Illusion is an enthralling dystopian story. Once I started reading, I could not put it down." [5/5 stars] -Raschelle Mullette, book reviewer
"Pacey, exciting storytelling with great characters, loads of action and a super cute romance. What's not to love?" [4/5 stars] -Lucinda Winters, book reviewer
"A story well told with rich characterization, suspense, romance, and surprise ... It will make you tear and win your heart." [5/5 stars] -Richard Gray, book reviewer and editor
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