After the Green Withered: #bookreview

https://www.amazon.com/After-Green-Withered-Kristin-Ward/dp/1982900733

If anyone is a fan of dystopian novels, then let me suggest After the Green Withered by Kristin Ward. The book is set in the not too distant future. The weather has destroyed the earth and humans have used all of the natural resources. Water is in extremely short supply. So there isn’t any water to spare for gardening. There’s hardly enough water to drink. Food and water are rationed.

I don’t know about you but a world where people are punished for gardening or drinking beyond what is rationed sounds miserable. For the first quarter of the book, the main character, Enora, and her family are just trying to survive. They go to work or school and do what they are told.

At the end of Enora’s senior year, she is recruited into the Drought Mitigation Corporation or DMC, a group that is sort of a combination of an army, mercenaries, mad scientists and Big Brother. They know and see everything.

Enora is not really excited about joining the DMC but it does one good benefit. The DMC increases her family’s food and water rations.

She goes out into the field as a Pathfinder, which is like it sounds. A Pathfinder finds routes for their partners, who are called Sweepers. The Sweepers are the ones that eliminate whatever or whoever the threat or target is.
Enora excels at her job but it’s not easy for her. She feels a lot of guilt about helping to get rid of the targets.

There’s a sequel to the book that I haven’t read yet. The sequel, Burden of Truth, is definitely going on the to-be-read list. I cannot wait to find out what happens in Enora’s story.

After the Green Withered on Amazon

After the Green Withered on Goodreads

  • I received this ebook from The Write Reads and the author, Kristin Ward, in exchange for doing a review. All opinions are my own. Obviously.

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I could be the worst cook in America. My boyfriend tells his friends about my cooking disasters. I'm glad someone is amused. I like movies, music, comic books and corny jokes.

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