PASSENGER by Alexandra Bracken is a time travel suspense with an abrupt cliffhanger.
This first book in a new science fiction series features seventeen-year-old Etta who discovers she has the ability to travel through time. Thrust into a dangerous situation involving rival time traveling families, Etta must find a valuable object before time runs out.
Of particularly note is Etta’s love interest, a biracial boy born into slavery. His reactions to Etta and to cultures outside his birth time are fascinating.
Fans of both historical fiction and science fiction will enjoy the ride. Most readers will like the hint of romance. The element of suspense will keep young adults happy until the abrupt conclusion. Librarians will find teens clamoring for the next book in this adventure series.
To learn more about the author, go to http://www.alexandrabracken.com/.
Published by Disney-Hyperion on January 5, 2016. ARC courtesy of the publisher.