September 2012: Quarantine: The Loners by Lex Thomas

Posted September 4, 2012 by Sara 2 Comments

Today, we triumphantly bring back the (revamped) Book of the Month feature here at Novel Novice, with Quarantine: The Loners by Lex Thomas, an exciting new series that will appeal to a diverse group of readers.

To celebrate our kick-off, we’ve got a desktop wallpaper calendar for the month of September for you. Just click to view full-size, then right click to save. And scroll down to learn more about Quarantine: The Loners.

It was just another ordinary day at McKinley High—until a massive explosion devastated the school. When loner David Thorpe tried to help his English teacher to safety, the teacher convulsed and died right in front of him. And that was just the beginning.

A year later, McKinley has descended into chaos. All the students are infected with a virus that makes them deadly to adults. The school is under military quarantine. The teachers are gone. Violent gangs have formed based on high school social cliques. Without a gang, you’re as good as dead. And David has no gang. It’s just him and his little brother, Will, against the whole school.

In this frighteningly dark and captivating novel, Lex Thomas locks readers inside a school where kids don’t fight to be popular, they fight to stay alive.


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2 responses to “September 2012: Quarantine: The Loners by Lex Thomas

  1. Leah Willett

    May I use your picture of The Quarantine: The Loners, please? I need it for a book project I’m doing at my school. Thank you.

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