#1. Author: Katherine McGee.
A hundred years in the future, New York is a city of innovation and dreams. Everyone there wants something…and everyone has something to lose.
LEDA COLE’s flawless exterior belies a secret addiction—to a drug she never should have tried and a boy she never should have touched.
ERIS DODD-RADSON’s beautiful, carefree life falls to pieces when a heartbreaking betrayal tears her family apart.
RYLIN MYERS’s job on one of the highest floors sweeps her into a world—and a romance—she never imagined…but will this new life cost Rylin her old one?
WATT BAKRADI is a tech genius with a secret: he knows everything about everyone. But when he’s hired to spy for an upper-floor girl, he finds himself caught up in a complicated web of lies.
And living above everyone else on the thousandth floor is AVERY FULLER, the girl genetically designed to be perfect. The girl who seems to have it all—yet is tormented by the one thing she can never have.
Amid breathtaking advancement and high-tech luxury, five teenagers struggle to find their place at the top of the world. But when you’re this high up, there’s nowhere to go but down….
Well, I was focusing on the ‘futuristic’ aspect and somehow missed the ‘Gossip Girls’ advertising when I picked up The Thousandth Floor. Not my kind of book at all.
Sexual Content: Girl struggles with wanting to kiss her brother. Girl remembers losing her virginity (the scene directly before is shown, including undressing). Intense kissing, the boy wants more. Character finds out her mother cheated on her father. Girl takes off her shirt in boy’s bedroom, but he refuses her. Boy/girl kissing on bed, start undressing, girl pulls back at the last minute. Two characters wake up together – earlier sex is strongly implied. Fade-out before sex.
Language: 32 hell, 19 scatological terms, 7 anatomical terms, 6 F-words, 3 derogatory words.
Other problems: Multiple instances of drug-use, both among teenagers and some adults. Some instances of drunkenness.