Scythe - Neal Shusterman Review


Two teens must learn the 'art of killing' in this Printz Honor'winning book, the first in a chilling new series from Neal Shusterman, author of the New York Times bestselling Unwind dystology.

A world with no hunger, no disease, no war, no misery: humanity has conquered all those things, and has even conquered death. Now Scythes are the only ones who can end life'and they are commanded to do so, in order to keep the size of the population under control.
Citra and Rowan are chosen to apprentice to a scythe'a role that neither wants. These teens must master the 'art' of taking life, knowing that the consequence of failure could mean losing their own.

Scythe is the first novel of a thrilling new series by National Book Award'winning author Neal Shusterman in which Citra and Rowan learn that a perfect world comes only with a heavy price. 

This book is unbelievable. This book made me speechless. It's so well written and the story line is so great! I must honestly say that I did not expect it to be this great, but it really is! Thank you so much @bookischyasmine for recommending this one to me.

It really made me think twice about things. And question things I did not ask myself before. It really made me think about life and stuff. Even way after I finished the book. 

The storyline is so great and well written. It has a lot of details and is really well thought out. Even the characters seem real in some way. This made it so easy for me to connect with the characters. You could really feel the tension and the friendship that was starting to grow. ! 

Long story short: I really loved this book and I can’t wait to read the second one!  

About the book: 

  • Author: Neal Shusterman 
  • Genre: Fantasy/ Young Adult 
  • Themes: Eternal Life, friendship, ..
  • Publisher:  Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers 
  • Published: november 2017 
  • Number of pages;  464 pagina's 
  • ISBN-Code: 9781442472433
  • Rating: * * * * *