Everyone gets the Mark. It gives all the benefits of citizenship. Yet if getting the Mark is such a good thing, then why does it feel so wrong?
Set in a future North America that is struggling to recover after famine and global war, Swipe follows the lives of three kids caught in the middle of a conflict they didnít even know existed. United under a charismatic leader, every citizen of the American Union is required to get the Mark on their 13th birthday in order to gain the benefits of citizenship.
The Mark is a tattoo that must be swiped by special scanners for everything from employment to transportation to shopping. Itís almost Logan Langlyís 13th birthday and he knows he should be excited about getting the Mark, but he hasnít been able to shake the feeling heís being watched. Not since his sister went to get her Mark five years ago . . . and never came back.
When Logan and his friends discover the truth behind the Mark, will they ever be able to go back to being normal teenagers? Find out in the first book of this exciting series that is Left Behind meets Matched for middle-grade readers.
Interesting| Posted May 29, 2012
From what I have read so far, it looks cool. It is very complelling and intersting. I want to read more of this book when I have more time. The premise is really intersting and it reminds me of "The Mark" of the "Left Behind" series.