What if everything came down to a single test? If your life was defined at seventeen, could you handle it? Could you accept your fate leaving the ones you love, or would you risk it all and stay?
One test stands between Vanessa and Central. One chance to make the leap across the walls to a better life. At seventeen, Central considers Vanessa an adult. Her labor role, marriage, and housing divisions will be dictated by her performance on the leap.
Dedication and unfaltering friendship has bonded Vanessa to Garrett as they fight for their chance to leap into Central. But what happens when love overtakes reason? When defiance in the name of love creates an unintentional fracture in their nation.
Without warning Vanessa is at the mercy of the nation that’s supposed to protect her. Exiled and abandoned she must fight but she find’s she’s not alone. With her heart divided she seeks her revenge, but will her stand be enough?
Ruination is the next YA dystopian trilogy that will hook you from the start! If you liked Veronica Roth's Divergent series or Suzanne Collins Hunger Games series then be prepared to get addicted to Ruination.
Name: Nessa (Vanessa) Hollins
Appearance: Tall, fair skin, arctic blue eyes, long auburn-brown hair
> Challenges: No matter what the situation Nessa sees the possibilities and takes the risks to get there.
>The Ocean: While she’s never seen one, her childhood caregiver told her stories about the ocean that captivated Nessa’s imagination.
>Warm summer days: Why wouldn’t she when the majority of her days were spent along a secluded river-bed next to her first love.
> Healing: It’s her worst subject, and something she’s not proud to admit.
> Fire: It’s no surprise considering her near-death experience with it.
>Natalie: From her forced sing-song voice to her threats of death and war-there’s so many reasons to hate her.
Nessa was forced to take on the roles and responsibility of a mother at the young age of five. That after her own mother died giving birth to her sister Emma. From that day on Nessa became the constant in Emma’s life. Nessa grew-up taking responsibility for her own education, life, and that of Emma’s. Nessa is smart, strong, independent minded and can be stubborn at times which leads to her near death encounters.
About the Author Amanda Thome is the Author of Ruination, book one in the Worlds Apart dystopian trilogy. Amanda grew up in Maine and later moved to Pennsylvania where she obtained her bachelor’s degree from Ursinus College. She later received her doctorate degree in Physical Therapy from Columbia University. Amanda currently resides in San Antonio, TX with her husband Clint.