"Ender, Katniss, and now Darrow."
"Fast-paced, gripping, well-written — the sort of book you cannot put down. I am already on the lookout for the next one."
"Reminiscent of both Suzanne Collins's The Hunger Games and William Golding's Lord of the Flies but has a dark and twisted power of its own that will captivate readers and leave them wanting more."
—Library Journal, Starred Review
" . . . reminiscent of The Hunger Games and Game of Thrones."
"The next Hunger Games . . . a Hollywood-ready story with plenty of action and thrills."
"Pierce Brown's dizzyingly good debut novel evokes The Hunger Games, Lord of the Flies, and Ender's Game...it has everything it needs to become meteoric."
"Pierce Brown has done an astounding job at delivering a powerful piece of literature that will definitely make a mark in the minds of readers."
—The Huffington Post
"Compulsively readable and exceedingly entertaining...a must for both fans of classic sci-fi and fervent followers of new school dystopian epics."
"The author gathers a spread of elements together in much the same way George R.R. Martin does...[a] great debut."
"A very ambitious novel…this one is told very well indeed. A natural for Hunger Games fans of all ages."