Fly into “Station Eleven”

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Station Eleven, written by Emily Mandel, is a thrilling science fiction story about a post-apocalyptic world where a deadly plague called “The Georgia Flu” knocks out 99.9% of the population. Civilization as we know it comes to an end.

Twenty years later, Kristen is part of a small group called the “Traveling Symphony”. When they encounter a violent prophet who will threaten the group’s existence, a twist of events occurs.

Spanning decades, moving back and forth in time and vividly depicting life before and after the pandemic, this suspenseful novel will have readers eagerly flipping to the next page.

Station Eleven considers happiness on a profound level and brings a thoughtful perspective to the fallen world. Most Station Eleven characters remain good at heart, clinging to memories that reflect the old world.

One unique trait about this book is that multiple characters are introduced in the very beginning. The story does not focus on a set group of people and constantly switches between different storylines.

The book is very intriguing and it’s amazing how the characters tie into each other at the end of the novel.

This book is recommended for strong readers grades 8th and up looking for suspense, drama and action.