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Burning Nation: Divided We Fall, Book 2

By Michael Berry, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Modern civil war erupts in intense, action-packed sequel.

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BURNING NATION avoids the pitfalls that often cause other trilogies to stumble in their second volumes. Author Trent Reedy keeps Danny Wright and his fellow "freedom fighters" on the run and living by their wits, while society crumbles around them. There's plenty of intense action but also a focus on the moral quandaries raised by Idaho's declaration of independence from the United States. Which side is in the right, and is it possible to defend yourself and friends without becoming a cold-blooded murderer?

In a shocking cliffhanger, Danny and his crew discover that the answers to their life-or-death questions aren't at all obvious; that uncertainty gives this near-future thriller its complexity.

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