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Scythe (Arc of a Scythe, #1)

28954189Scythe by Neal Shusterman

Published by Simon and Schuster on November 22, 2016

Genres: Young Adult, Science Fiction

Pages: 435

“My greatest wish for humanity is not for peace or comfort or joy. It is that we all still die a little inside every time we witness the death of another. For only the pain of empathy will keep us human. There‚Äôs no version of God that can help us if we ever lose that.”


Scythe is the first Neal Shusterman book I’ve read and yet I own three of his books. I saw the book on a book haul youtube video and the brief snippet of the description caught my attention. Scythe is about a world where humans have become immortal, conquering death and illnesses. And in a world where humans can’t die of natural means, they have appointed people called Scythes to control population and administer death. Continue reading “Scythe (Arc of a Scythe, #1)”