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Token (Token Chronicles #1)

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Fifteen-year old Kincaid (oft referred to as Trainee 15892 by the controlling entities of his Island) has never had a birthday party. He has never indulged in cake, cookies, or other scrumptious treats. He has never met his parents. He has not had what one would call a normal upbringing. Sold into bondage as a child, just as every other Trainee on the Hawk Islands, Kincaid ...more
ebook, 200 pages
Published October 11th 2013 (first published October 10th 2013)
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David Yennie
Oct 19, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Great read.

This author says it is his first novel. I hope it is not his last. He does a great job of keeping you thinking and guessing what will happen next. You won't put the book down until you finish.

Kayla M
Feb 15, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
A little slow moving, but stick through to the end.

Let me start off by saying the first 6 or 7 chapters were a little slow and didn't keep my interest. Once I got half way through I couldn't put the book down. There were quite a few surprises, especially towards the end.

The beginning of the book starts off with two woman and a baby who are in hiding. They drop the child off at the Hawks office in hopes of him having a better life rather than being on the run with them.

Then years later the boy, n
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Lauren Kathryn
Oh dear. An obsession may have started with this book. I started and was hooked from the first word. It was truly outstanding.

The story itself takes on the ever popular dystopian, and as we all know, this is a very popular and constantly growing genre. Therefore, to stand out and make something different from the rest, that captures your attention like successors such as The Hunger Games, it takes a lot. And I mean a lot. So congrats to Ryan Gressett, as far as I'm concerned, you most definitely
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Karen Siddall
Jan 13, 2014 rated it really liked it
Let me begin right off by saying that I REALLY liked this book and enjoyed the author’s writing style.

The plot was GOOD. I wanted to keep reading (disregard what the clock is showing) and will be anxiously awaiting the next book in the series. I originally felt the prologue was too vague – I was unsettled by the lack of knowing what was going on – but I pushed on into the story and was rewarded with a nice, gradual unfolding of the world's history.

The characters were interesting although I kept
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Amber Myers
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My Review
-4/5-
A free copy was received in exchange for an honest review.
This book was pretty good, I just constantly wanted to keep reading it.
I found some of the names for characters and places and things to be slightly weird, but it wasn't to bad I just have no clue how you would say some of the names.
There is a lot of characters and lot of things going on. So it's cool to see how it all unfolds but it was mainly just a l
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Ashley
Nov 02, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: r4r
I was given a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.

I loved this book!!

Token is an awesome novel about a boy named Kincaid who grows up on an island getting prepared to be sold at the age of 16 in an auction. Only his best friend/girlfriend, Hadley, was sold early, and he does all that he can to reunite with her. He ends up being sold early as well and the rest of the book is filled with excitement and curiosity. You need to read it to see all the twists and turns this book has to
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Marium
Feb 04, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: dystopian
Got a free copy so here's my honest review.

I found this book highly intriguing. It captured my attention from page one till the very last sentence. I gotta say, I wasn't sure if I'd like it. I thought it would be boring, but I found myself gravely mistaken. The plot was very good and I liked the writing style and the characters. It was a strong story but I was reminded of The Hunger Games trilogy more than once. Aside from that, I found Kincaid really stupid at times which was frustrating. He ke
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Claudia Marcela
Feb 12, 2014 rated it it was ok
Shelves: arr, 2014
I got a free copy of the book in exchange for this review.

When you got nothing in life more than a bunch of friends and the love of your life, you have to stick with them, or at least try it.

Kincaid, after having a rough life, full of training and just a few joys has only one hope: Being selected for the same Elitist as Hadley at auction. Hadley is his sun and stars, but when she is sold without a warning, that’s exactly what Kincaid does, try whatever he could imagine to get her back. Except
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Michelle Mcroberts
Jun 30, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arr
* I received a free copy of this novel in exchange for an honest review. All opinions below are mine and have not been influenced by the author or others' opinions. *

Ahhh...a pearl! It is so nice to read a book that lives up to its potential. I requested this book, because I thought the concept was interesting and pretty unique. I hoped I wasn't picking up a book that needed another revision or edit before publishing - And was so relieved and excited that this book was well-written, cleanly edit
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Jared
Feb 13, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: ebook, 2014, arr
As others have mentioned, Token does start off a bit slow. We are introduced to Kincaid who is the Token as lives on an island training for his service. We aren't given a lot of information about the world other than the island that he lives in so it is quite a shock (or not as we are expecting it based on the prologue) when he leaves and finds out what he really has been training for. Imagine and Hunger Games-ish fight and a secret rebellion. The book is arguably slow, but it does pick up signi ...more
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