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From the coauthor of the New York Times bestselling Illuminae Files comes the first book in a new series that's part Romeo and Juliet, part Terminator , and all adrenaline.

On an island junkyard beneath a sky that glows with radiation, a deadly secret lies buried in the scrap. Seventeen-year-old Eve isn't looking for trouble--she's too busy looking over her shoulder. The robot gladiator she spent months building has been reduced to a smoking wreck, she's on the local gangster's wanted list, and the only thing keeping her grandpa alive is the money she just lost to the bookies. Worst of all, she's discovered she can somehow destroy machines with the power of her mind, and a bunch of puritanical fanatics are building a coffin her size because of it. If she's ever had a worse day, Eve can't remember it. The problem is, Eve has had a worse day--one that lingers in her nightmares and the cybernetic implant where her memories used to be. Her discovery of a handsome android named Ezekiel--called a "Lifelike" because they resemble humans--will bring her world crashing down and make her question whether her entire life is a lie. With her best friend Lemon Fresh and her robotic sidekick Cricket in tow, Eve will trek across deserts of glass, battle unkillable bots, and infiltrate towering megacities to save the ones she loves...and learn the truth about the bloody secrets of her past.
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2018]
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9781524713928
Branch Call Number: YA FIC Krist
Characteristics: 402 pages ; 22 cm
Alternative Title: Lifelike
Life like


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Oct 19, 2018

Nicely done action thriller. Metal against flesh, freedom VS slavery.
A wallop of a climactic teaser for the next book.

MegH_OshLib Aug 13, 2018

Not overly complex in its concept, but a lot of really interesting and exciting things going on. Questioning the 3 Laws of Robotics in a slightly different way than I've seen before. There's so much more than just artificial intelligent and androids, and I really want to know more about this super fun, sort of Mad Max type of a world setting.

Really fun, loved its quirks!

LoganLib_Kirra May 17, 2018

Jay Kristoff’s latest novel, and first solo Young Adult book, is an explosion of robots, humans and what comes in between that when they mix. Once again he brings the grit and style to a wildly adventurous, intelligent and even romantic book. It was very cinematic just from the descriptive words that could express a scene so well and it was easy to imagine these characters in their world. LIFEL1K3 is like a love letter to all those science fiction books and movies we know with all the best bits weaved into one.

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