When Leo, an Italian championship swimmer, and Naomi, a science genius from California, are two of the twenty-four teens drafted into the International Space Training Camp, their lives are forever altered. After erratic climate change has made Earth a dangerous place to live, the fate of the population rests on the shoulders of the final six who will be scouting a new planet. Intense training, global scrutiny, and cutthroat opponents are only a few of the hurdles the contestants must endure in this competition.For Leo, the prospect of traveling to EuropaJupiters moonto help resettle humankind is just the sense of purpose hes been yearning for since losing his entire family in the flooding of Rome. Naomi, after learning of a similar space mission that mysteriously failed, suspects the ISTC isnt being up front with them about whats at risk.As the race to the final six advances, the tests get more challengingeven deadly. With pressure mounting, Naomi finds an unexpected friend in Leo, and the two grow closer with each mind-boggling experience they encounter. But its only when the finalists become fewer and their destinies grow nearer that the two can fathom the full weight of everything at stake: the world, the stars, and their lives....
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The Final Six (The Final Six #1) Reviews
The Final Six combines thrilling tension, intense romance, heartbreaking grief, and sci-fi speculation in a world that is facing the disastrous consequences of climate change.
Leo has nothing left to live for. His family were killed in one of the massive natural disasters to hit Rome, and with no one to care for, he has given up all hope. Until, shockingly, Leo is drafted to the new world army. He is now one of twenty-four teenagers battling it out to become one of the Final Six. The chosen six ...more
A fast-paced novel about colonizing somewhere else in the galaxy to give humanity a fighting chance, The Final Six promises romance, a high-stakes competition, and secrets behind every door.
Leo, an Italian swimmer, and Naomi, a Persian-American science genius, are part of the 24 teens drafted into the International Space Training Camp where six of the draftees will be sent to Jupiter's moon Europa to scout the new planet after erratic climate change has made Earth a dangerous place to l ...more
Twenty-four teenagers from an earth badly suffering from climate change are chosen as potential crew on a mission to Europa. Jupiter's moon has been chosen as potential future habitat for humanity, given that Earth has been used up.
Given that we are depleting resources and polluting the very Earth we depend on to feed us, the underlying theme of the book - an uninhabitable planet - feels urgent and relevant. The beginning of the book is thus quite promising. It does not hold up.
I had of course ...more
Actual rating, 3.5! First part of the book was s slight bore and it took me a while to get into it. I really liked the last half of the book though!
WOW! One of my favorites this year, such a solid and entertaining read. Also I listened to the audiobook version of this and realized halfway through that the author narrated Naomi's chapters, she did an amazing job.
The Final Six is a Young Adult Science Fiction novel. There is a sequel planned.
The story is set in the future (the date is not specified). The basic premise is that the earth is in dire shape with floods and earthquakes. Twenty-four teens are being drafted to the International Space Training Camp. These teens will be competing to become one of six teens sent on a mission to Europa (Jupiter’s moon).
The narrators are teenagers Naomi and Leo (1st person POVs). Leo is from Italy and is a ...more
Which means I enjoyed my time with this book/characters & the premise isn't too far fetched at all given our current climate but it left some things to be desired ...Full RTC on Lair Of Books (Link is in the bio)
*HUGE thanks to HarperTeen, Edelweiss & Alexandra Monir for the ARC copy ofThe Final Six
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March was the month of Sci-Fi for this little bookworm & I really had a blast spending time with on ...more
Duuuuuude. I need book 2. NOW! ... more intelligent thoughts coming soon (ha!).
I received a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.