The Maze Runner meets Hatchet in this sci-fi adventure with a surprise twist ending that no one will see coming.   Survive one world. Save another.   Ana wakes on a barren alien world. The instructions in her pocket tell her that she must survive a trek across Paradox in less than 28 hours.   Mission? Check. Weapons? Check. Memory? Missing. . . .   Meeting up with three other teens—including one boy who seems strangely familiar—Ana treks across the inhospitable landscape, occasionally encountering odd twists of light that carry glimpses of people back on Earth. They’re fighting some sort of disease, and the situation is critical. What’s the connection between Ana’s mission and the crisis back on Earth, and how is she supposed to figure it out when she can’t remember anything?

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  • Science Fiction

Age Level: 

  • 12 and up
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Paradox is a book about Ana and her friends, who are sent to a planet called Paradox to find a cure for a deadly sickness. This sickness is killing people on earth. In order to find the cure, Ana must get to the other side of the planet, and in the process, must defeat a giant worm. Unfortunately, Ana’s thoughts were wiped clean, so she doesn’t remember anything about her past, including her friends. Even Todd, her boyfriend, is not allowed to tell her about her past, and it hurts him. But, in order to save earth, he must stay silent about this. Can she overcome the virus?

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