Title- Sugar Scars
By- Travis Norwood
Genre- Post Apocalyptic/Sci Fi
Living after the apocalypse really isn’t that hard for most of the survivors. The virus killed all but 1 in 10,000. The few remaining people are left in a world of virtually unlimited resources. Grocery stores overflowing with food and drink. Thousands of empty houses to pick from.
But one survivor, a nineteen-year-old girl, requires more than simple food, water and shelter. As a type 1 diabetic her body desperately needs insulin to stay alive. With civilization gone, no one manufactures it anymore. She hoards all the insulin she can find, but every day marches toward the end of her stash of vials. She has a choice. Accept her fate and death, or tackle the almost insurmountable task of extracting and refining the insulin herself.
Brilliant scientists struggled to make the first insulin. What hope does a high school dropout have?
My Review: This is an awesome read for a post apocalyptic world. It gave me hope as well as determination that living after the apocalypse is possible hard but possible. I would love to read more by Travis Norwood. Sugar Scars is one of the best dystopian stories I have read this year. I was taken on a whirl wind of emotions waiting for the bottom fall out with all hopes of a happy ending dashed. I could only hope to find that Sugar would finally get it figured out.
Barnes & Noble- http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/sugar-scars-travis-norwood/1122432390?ean=9781513700199
About the Author-Travis Norwood lives in Montgomery, Alabama with his wife and five children. Like Sugar, he would be perfectly happy living in a world emptied of almost all people. But not you, of course. He sincerely hopes you survive the apocalypse.