Author: Imran Siddiq
Genre: science fiction/YA
Price: Free (ebook)
Point of Sale: AmazonReviewed by: Psyche
Disconnect is a very readable YA dystopian story where a space station that has drifted far from its primary mission has divided into two entrenched classes. Our hero, Zach, a lowly scavenger accidentally makes contact with a girl from the world above, just before their whole society begins to change.
The fast pace and high stakes make this a very enjoyable story and there is an interesting twist at the end. However, to me, the world building has implausible elements, the characters sometimes lack depth, and Zach gets a lucky break on several dozen occasions. So I ultimately had trouble with how Zach fell into his central role in the brewing revolution.
A lot of readers are probably not going to get hung up on those elements like I was so--so if you are looking for any easy-reading adventure with elements of sci fi and romance, this is probably a good book to choose.