Beggars in Spain
In a world where the slightest edge can mean the difference between success and failure, Leisha Camden is beautiful, extraordinarily intelligent ... and one of an ever-growing number of human beings who have been genetically modified to never require sleep.
Once considered interesting anomalies, now Leisha and the other "Sleepless" are outcasts -- victims of blind hatred, political repression, and shocking mob violence meant to drive them from human society ... and, ultimately, from Earth itself.
But Leisha Camden has chosen to remain behind in a world that envies and fears her "gift" -- a world marked for destruction in a devastating conspiracy of freedom ... and revenge.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - anissaannalise - LibraryThing
I've had this on my Kindle for far too long & decided to finally read it. I'm so glad that I have! The story follows Leisha & others genetically modified before birth not to require sleep. They don't ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - catfantastic - LibraryThing
What if there was a class of human beings genetically made to be better - smarter, more capable and longer lived. How would this affect society and the economy? What sort of backlash would they face ... Read full review