Want (Want, #1) by Cindy Pon

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Read Want (Want, #1) Online Free - Jason Zhou survives in a divided society where the elite use their wealth to buy longer lives. The rich wear special suits that protect them from the pollution and viruses that plague the city, while those without suffer illness and early deaths. Frustrated by his city’s corruption and still grieving the loss of his mother, who died as a result of it, Zhou is determined to change things, no matter the cost.

With the help of his friends, Zhou infiltrates the lives of the wealthy in hopes of destroying the international Jin Corporation from within. Jin Corp not only manufactures the special suits the rich rely on, but they may also be manufacturing the pollution that makes them necessary.

Yet the deeper Zhou delves into this new world of excess and wealth, the more muddled his plans become. And against his better judgment, Zhou finds himself falling for Daiyu, the daughter of Jin Corp’s CEO. Can Zhou save his city without compromising who he is or destroying his own heart?

Title : Want (Want, #1)
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ISBN : 1481489224
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Cait • A Page with a View rated it ★★★★☆

December 18, 2017

You know how some books just read like a movie that you can see so clearly in your head? This NEEDS to be made into a movie. (And that doesn't mean this book isn't complete on its own in any way - just that it was that intense). It kind of felt like a futuristic dystopian heist story, yet was tec...

CW (Read Think Ponder) rated it ★★★★★

August 09, 2017

We live in tumultuous times. Pollution and global warming are on the rise, the rich are getting richer while the poor are getting poorer, and we live in a society where corporations have a startling amount of power over our own lives. It is for these reasons that we need more books that tackle so...

✨ jamieson ✨ rated it ★★★★☆

October 03, 2017

MY MOST ANTICIPATED 2017 RELEASE LIVED UP TO MY EXPECTATIONS! oh the joy ! Not to mention I now own a book thats beautiful inside and out. Truly Cindy Pon has blessed me 😭 😭 The closest thing I can compare WANT to is Six of Crows - except it's Six of Crows but with characters of the exact opposite...

Ben rated it ★★★★☆

February 07, 2017

Cindy Pon's Want is an incredible insight into a future rocked by pollution and corruption. Dripping in Diversity and delicious romance. A FANTASTIC SciFi novel. YOU WILL 'WANT' THIS!

Cam (abookeater) rated it ★★★★☆

June 26, 2017

A copy was provided by the publisher through Netgalley in exchange for an honest review Its hard enough to get me into sci-fi, make it YA and I'll do my best to skip it. So why did I decide to pick up this one? Simply because my friends will not shut up about it (plus the cover is stunning) and I...

Shenwei rated it ★★★★★

July 30, 2017

Originally posted on my blog. There were three major reasons I was super excited about this book. The first is that I’ve read Cindy’s previous books and was interested in seeing how she would tackle a different genre than usual. The second is that I’ve read “Blue Skies,” the original short story t...

Ava rated it ★★★★☆

July 30, 2017

4-4.5 stars. Leaning towards 4.5, because I can't stop thinking about this book. WOW. Cindy Pon's newest novel, WANT, is a thrill of a ride through a futuristic Taipei covered in smog with a cast of marginalized characters you cannot help but fall in love with. I want to start this review by sayi...

Marianne (Boricuan Bookworms) rated it ★★★★☆

July 30, 2017

Boricuan Bookworms- Book Reviews Mei: without; pronounced  "may" You: to have; pronounced "yo" Want is set in a near-future Taipei, where pollution is extreme, and big corporations contaminate for profit. Cindy Pon’s world building is excellent and incredibly immersive. It’s easy to believe that...

mith rated it ★★★★☆

September 11, 2017

you can find this review and others over on my blog! --- This is the type of dystopian that we need more of! There's no overthrowing a government. There's no chosen one. There's no faction. It's a very real, very plausible, and a very fun book, if I do say so myself. Which, I admit, is a very stran...

Maria rated it ★★★★☆

July 06, 2017

Want has been on my most anticipated list since I heard about earlier this year and I’m so happy that I managed to find the time to read it! I find it really hard to find science fiction stories that are the right for me. I love sci-fi, but I think I prefer watching it in the form of television a...

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