The Underground (Book One of the Derivates Rising Trilogy)
The Government rule the Hub with an iron fist, their strict laws enforced by Derivates, humans with psionic abilities. When one of these Derivates flees her post, they send KC-847, a powerful telekinetic, to bring her back. But KC-847 soon learns he and his team are unprepared for what they find, and their mission goes a ...more
I won this book a while ago and finally got around reading it. I like dystopian but normally Si-Fi is not one of the genres I read a lot.
This book is a good mixture of both and I really liked it.
The book is definitely more character driven than plot driven at least for now, but it made sense as far as introducing KC-847 to us and becoming more and more a part of the group. And the group itself.
I really liked KC-847 … I liked his character, his journey to become more and more “human” and int...more
I appreciate the effort ...more
The author's characters are so well developed, real and relatable.
I absolutely loved Flit and Scraps and cannot wait to see what the future has in store for these, and the other characters. ...more
Full disclosure - I don't usually read romance novels, and I suspect that I'm not the target audience for this sort of story. That said, good writing is good writing, regardless of the genre, and there was more than enough of it to keep the novel engaging. Liv Evans has populated the world with complex and believable characters. This is book one of an anticipated trilogy, and I would love to see the plotline de ...more
There are no dull moments in this story, not necessarily action-packed but eac ...more
From the beginning, I was deeply immersed in the story. It was a great concept with a good plot and amazing characters with unique personalities. I especially liked Scraps's character; he was adorable with his social awkwardness and his amazing heart of gold. Also, the relationship between him and Flit was perfect. I don't easily root for characters to be together, but I had no problem 'shipping' this couple. The story its ...more
The self-discovery of Scraps and the development of his relationship with Flit was beautifully and sensitively portrayed (although not without an appropr ...more
Always one to question authority, Liv prefers to write stories with fully fleshed out characters and immersive worlds. Her favourite aspect of writing is weaving a tale that makes the characters and readers question what they think they know about themselves and the ...more