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    • 330 pages
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  • Keywords
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    • Sci-fi teen hero,
    • Sci-fi young adult,
    • Sci-fi time travel,
    • Sci-fi futuristic,
    • Sci-fi coming of age,
    • Sci-fi futuristic

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The Start
by Jasenka Zivadinovic

Onekine and her best friend, Foretal, live in a rigidly controlled society where everything is planned right down to the minute, their health is closely monitored, they’re forced to take medication, and no deviance is tolerated. Any disobedience results in a loss of social credits or incarceration. However, Onekine soon learns that nothing is what it seems. And with the help of Foretal, Onekine begins to navigate a different reality, where colours bleed through dull grey, and where her visions of a strange woman lead her to join a rebellion that is already afoot. Meanwhile, a woman named Sophie is also struggling with her own version of reality, guided by whiteouts and dreams. Who are these women? What are these dreams? And what is reality? Join them on their journey, as they discover who they truly are and how they are connected.

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Jasenka Zivadinovic has been a teacher for twenty years. Long before she started that career, however, she knew she wanted to tell stories that made a difference in people’s lives. This novel is the first product of that desire, but it won’t be her last. When she’s not writing, Jasenka enjoys sports and music. She lives in Toronto, Ontario.


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