Apr 212014

Cover for The Testing by Joelle Charbonneau. The background is dark blue with darker blue lines of a maze. On the right hand side is half of a silver medal with the symbol of a star and a lightning bolt on it.Congratulations to Joelle Charbonneau on the nomination of The Testing for YALSA Teens’ Top Ten 2014!

Cia is chosen to participate in The Testing, a government program that will select the brightest graduates who show potential for becoming future leaders in this post-apocalyptic world. Cia’s excitement of being chosen soon dies when her father warns her of the experiences he faced when he was chosen. Cia must trust no one if she hopes to come back alive. However, will she be able to face the dark, unholy truth about the testing? One kept whether you leave… Or don’t?