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HarperCollins, Feb 28, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 480 pages
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The human race is all but extinct after a war with Partials—engineered organic beings identical to humans—has decimated the population. Reduced to only tens of thousands by RM, a weaponized virus to which only a fraction of humanity is immune, the survivors in North America have huddled together on Long Island while the Partials have mysteriously retreated. The threat of the Partials is still imminent, but, worse, no baby has been born immune to RM in more than a decade. Our time is running out.

Kira, a sixteen-year-old medic-in-training, is on the front lines of this battle, seeing RM ravage the community while mandatory pregnancy laws have pushed what's left of humanity to the brink of civil war, and she's not content to stand by and watch. But as she makes a desperate decision to save the last of her race, she will find that the survival of humans and Partials alike rests in her attempts to uncover the connections between them—connections that humanity has forgotten, or perhaps never even knew were there.

Dan Wells, acclaimed author of I Am Not a Serial Killer, takes readers on a pulsepounding journey into a world where the very concept of what it means to be human is in question—one where our humanity is both our greatest liability and our only hope for survival.

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His writing is fantastic, as is his characterization. - Goodreads
Partials has two major plot twists. - Goodreads
... action sequences - also good. - Goodreads
Writing fiction is all about suspending disbelief. - Goodreads
OHMYGOD it's Dan Wells from Writing Excuses. - Goodreads
Characterization was not a strong point of Partials. - Goodreads

Review: Partials (Partials Sequence #1)

User Review  - Jacquelyn Sylvan - Goodreads

How do I love thee, Partials? Let me count the ways…. 1)Thy witty, spicy dialogue. If you're a fan of Firefly/Serenity or Buffy the Vampire Slayer's (the show, not the movie) whip-sharp banter, you ... Read full review

Review: Partials (Partials Sequence #1)

User Review  - Kassidy - Goodreads

This book is so much fun!! The plot is crazy and there is so much action. I am a Biochemistry major and I love science, and this book had a ton of science in it. There is a virus called RM that ... Read full review

About the author (2012)

Dan Wells is the author of partials and the hollow city as well as the John Cleaver series: I Am Not a Serial Killer, Mr. Monster, and I Don't Want To Kill You. He has been nominated for both the Hugo and the Campbell Award and has won two Parsec Awards for his podcast, Writing Excuses. He plays a lot of games, reads a lot of books, and eats a lot of food, which is pretty much the ideal life he imagined for himself as a child.