When Dean raced out the door to catch the school bus, he didn’t realize it would be the last time he’d ever see his mom. After a freak hailstorm sends the bus crashing into a superstore, Dean and a group of students of all ages are left to fend for themselves. They soon realize the hailstorm and the crash are the least of their worries. After seeing a series of environmental and chemical disasters ravage the outside world, they realize they’re trapped inside the store.

Unable to communicate with the ones they love, the group attempts to cobble together a new existence. As they struggle to survive, Dean and the others must decide which risk is greater: leaving… or staying.

MONUMENT 14 is a post-apocalyptic YA novel that transcends age barriers.

If you like heart-stopping suspense, realistic characters, and new takes on survival novels, then you’ll love the first book in Emmy Laybourne’s MONUMENT 14 series.

The book trailer by Film 14 for Savage Drift includes this image from Monument 14.

The book trailer by Film 14 for Savage Drift includes this image from Monument 14.

Monument 14 is a NYTBR Editor’s Choice, a YALSA Quick Pick, made Tayshas Reading list, was nominated for YALSA Teen’s Top Ten and was commended for the Sheffield Book Prize!

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ISBN-13: 9781250027382

Publisher: Square Fish

Publication date: 05/28/2013

Series: Monument 14 Series, #1