Escaping Eleven (Eleven Trilogy #1) (Hardcover)

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This is book number 1 in the Eleven Trilogy series.

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In a pre-pandemic world, we thought that dystopian worlds were so far off, but in reality, they could be tomorrow.  Things can change this fast. In this world, everyone lives underground because the sun is too hot and outside could kill you.  But no one really knows what it looks like outside, and that is all Eve wants is to be free.  And she is willing to fight for it at whatever the cost.
This is a debut book for Jerri Chisholm.  I look forward to reading more by her. - Chris

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If you liked this, you should read:
Under the Never Sky
Maze Runner
Wild Lands
 

— From Jocular January Staff Picks

Description


In Compound Eleven, the hierarchy of the floors is everything.

My name is Eve Hamilton, and on my floor, we fight.

Which at least is better than the bottom floor, where they toil away in misery. Only the top floor has any ease in this harsh world; they rule from their gilded offices.

Because four generations ago, Earth was rendered uninhabitable—the sun too hot, the land too barren. Those who remained were forced underground. While not a perfect life down here, I’ve learned to survive as a fighter.

Except my latest match is different. Instead of someone from the circuit, my opponent is a mysterious boy from the top floor. And the look in his eyes tells me he’s different…maybe even kind.

Right before he kicks my ass.

Still, there’s something about him—something that says he could be my salvation...or my undoing. Because I’m no longer content to just survive in Eleven. Today, I'm ready to fight for more than my next meal: I'm fighting for my freedom. And this boy may just be the edge I've been waiting on.

About the Author


Jerri Chisholm is a YA author, a distance runner, and a chocolate addict. Her childhood was spent largely in solitude with only her imagination and a pet parrot for company. Following that she completed a master’s degree in public policy and then became a lawyer, but ultimately decided to leave the profession to focus exclusively on the more imaginative and avian-friendly pursuit of writing. She lives with her husband and three children, but, alas, no parrot.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781682815014
ISBN-10: 1682815013
Publisher: Entangled: Teen
Publication Date: December 8th, 2020
Pages: 384
Series: Eleven Trilogy