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The Last One: A Novel - Alexandra Oliva

#THELASTONE  AVAILABLE 7/12/16  WHAT A PREMISE!  LOVED IT!  4 STARS!  @ali_oliva  @randomhouse  This was definitely a way out there premise. Your starring or well playing a reality game for tv like Survivor and everything is cool. You film a few days doing team challenges and lose a few members and the game goes on. Then it comes down to solo time. About this time the production crew is starting to get sick. There is an epidemic and a quarantine. Your solo in the woods. You know NOTHING of this.

The book goes back and forth from the filming of the series (before the epidemic) to just Zoo "the last one?" (after the epidemic). The concentration is on the TV series while the epidemic makes cameo appearances. It's crazy how she falls for it for so long, but the author makes it believable. I really like the surprise ending. I will be talking about this one for a long time.

Special thanks to Random House and Net Galley for providing me with a free e-galley in exchange for an honest review.