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For fifty years, Project Frontier has brought together the best and the brightest to save the future of mankind. That future lies on Pollux: a planet formed in Earth's likeness. Leena Cote was nine when she was recruited, and for a girl who couldn't stay out of trouble, and whose parents struggled to make ends meet, the decision was more than simple. At sixteen, Leena’s ti ...more
Published May 17th 2015 (first published May 16th 2015)
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SonyaA.
May 28, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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I was the lucky winner of this book in a Goodreads First Reads giveaway.

This is one of the most realistic sci-fi's that I've ever read, which I absolutely love about it. The characters are so believable and well-developed that I feel like I know them like they're my best friends. Their actions are reasonable, very real and expected which is what I think has to happen in a sci-fi: if everything is so fantastic and different and unreal, then it just gets kind of sappy and it's easy to predict what
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Ellie
Apr 13, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I finished this last week and haven't stopped thinking about it since then. It's a really different heroine than I've seen in cathys other books and I like the direction she has gone in.

I'm not a big science fiction fan these days but I think that this book lands more on the YA side than just the sci fi side. The premise is that a teenage girl, who has spent her life preparing to live in a human colony on the planet Pollux, finally leaves earth. The book takes place in three parts: earth, the P
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Rebecca Shaw
Oct 04, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: read-in-2016
SPOILERS

I can't deny that I enjoyed this book and am eagerly anticipating it's sequel. That is a given fact. The brief, although realistic view on life in a few centuries is somewhat like Terra Nova just without the dinosaurs!

Leena, who is recruited onto Project Frontier when she was 9 finally leaves on her 6 month space journey to Pollux. During her trip she begins her training, not as scientist as she suspected but as a Ranger. While there she meets handsome Win, also in ranger training. Dur
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Cathy
May 20, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
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