by Katharine McGee
Source: Provided for Review. Thank you!
My Rating: 4 stars
Welcome to Manhattan, 2118.A hundred years in the future, New York is a city of innovation and dreams. But people never change: everyone here wants something…and everyone has something to lose.Leda Cole’s flawless exterior belies a secret addiction—to a drug she never should have tried and a boy she never should have touched.Eris Dodd-Radson’s beautiful, carefree life falls to pieces when a heartbreaking betrayal tears her family apart.Rylin Myers’s job on one of the highest floors sweeps her into a world—and a romance—she never imagined…but will her new life cost Rylin her old one?Watt Bakradi is a tech genius with a secret: he knows everything about everyone. But when he’s hired to spy by an upper-floor girl, he finds himself caught up in a complicated web of lies.And living above everyone else on the thousandth floor is Avery Fuller, the girl genetically designed to be perfect. The girl who seems to have it all—yet is tormented by the one thing she can never have.Debut author Katharine McGee has created a breathtakingly original series filled with high-tech luxury and futuristic glamour, where the impossible feels just within reach. But in this world, the higher you go, the farther there is to fall…
The Thousandth Floor by Katharine McGee is such a fun and entertaining read!
When I first heard about this book I was really excited about it, it sounded amazing and I’m all for sci-fic. But sadly, after some reviews I read my excitement died a little. So, I started reading it with low expectations.
Here’s something I said on twitter as soon as I finished reading it: I hated almost every character, but I enjoyed it a lot!
Yes, The Thousandth Floor is the futuristic version of Gossip Girl, so you’ll read about a bunch of spoiled and ruthless rich kids. BUT, and I need to say it, this book is +400 pages long, but it was addictive and highly enjoyable.
I don’t like to read the kind of books where the main characters are selfish and mean and almost every character (except for maybe two) of The Thousandth Floor were like that. I really disliked them.
Despite all the flaws and the poor world-building (I don’t remember any explanation about the world outside the tower), Katharine McGee managed all the aghast and intrigue that kept me glued to the page.
The Thousandth Floor is filled with forbidden romance (between adoptive siblings), drug addiction, bitterness, rich kids fallen from grace, lies, betrayals and a shocking ending.
The synopsis says almost nothing about the plot or the characters and I’m glad I didn’t read many reviews because it’s amazing when this book takes you by surprise you!
If you’re a fan of Gossip Girl and Pretty Little Liars, then you’ll definitely enjoy The Thousandth Floor. It’s a good mix of sci-fic and rich teens drama, plus mystery and deception.
I highly recommend it if you’re looking for an exciting read.