Insignia, Volume 1
"Insignia expertly combines humor with a disarming and highly realistic view of the future. The characters are real, funny, and memorable. You won't be able to put this book down."—Veronica Roth, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Divergent and Insurgent
The earth is in the middle of WWIII in Insignia, the first entry in S. J. Kincaid's fast-paced sci-fi adventure trilogy perfect for fans of Ender's Game.
The planet's natural resources are almost gone, and war is being fought to control the assets of the solar system. The enemy is winning. The salvation may be Tom Raines. Tom doesn't seem like a hero. He's a short fourteen-year-old with bad skin. But he has the virtual-reality gaming skills that make him a phenom behind the controls of the battle drones.
As a new member of the Intrasolar Forces, Tom's life completely changes. Suddenly, he's someone important. He has new opportunities, friends, and a shot at having a girlfriend. But there's a price to pay. . . .
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He watched, fascinated, the way a vein began popping out and fluttering in the man's forehead. “You little—You can't—You're ...” “You're not gonna pay me, then?” Tom cast an idle glance toward the man's recent victim, now sitting on a ...
I watched you face off with your opponent here in the lounge last night. Tricky move you pulled in that racing game.” Tom froze. “Oh, you saw that?” “I've also watched you several other times. Back in Southern California. In New Mexico.
Tom watched Marsh's face as he spoke, relishing the shock that washed over the old features. The general thought he'd hooked him. Thought he would feel he had no choice anymore. He felt a surge of vindictive satisfaction at proving him ...
He watched her hips sway away and tried to think of witty things to say when she finally returned, even though he knew after that, she'd be gone. Beautiful girls didn't hang around to talk to short, ugly guys with bad acne.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jennybeast - LibraryThing
Initially I was irritated by the similiarities to Ender's Game, but that book never made me laugh out loud at the antics of the characters. Great, fast-paced, in places hilarious read. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Jadedog13 - LibraryThing
I love this book. It was highly recommended to me by one of my fifth-grade students. In fact, she repeatedly told me that I "had" to read this book. So, of course, I read it. And I am so glad I did ... Read full review