Monday, August 8, 2016

The Last One by Alexandra Oliva

Summary on Goodreads.

"It begins with a reality TV show. Twelve contestants are sent into the woods to face challenges that will test the limits of their endurance. While they are out there, something terrible happens—but how widespread is the destruction, and has it occurred naturally or is it man-made? Cut off from society, the contestants know nothing of it. When one of them—a young woman the show’s producers call Zoo—stumbles across the devastation, she can imagine only that it is part of the game ..." [+ more]

This book just reminded me of the movie "The Condemned" where a bunch of prisoners were thrown on an island to fight for survival against each other while everything is transmitted live online.

I can't even produce a reasonable explanation why I didn't like this book. I just couldn't connect.

Thank you Netgalley for providing me with a free copy of this title.