Monument 14

· Monument 14 Series Book 1 · Sold by Feiwel & Friends
182 reviews

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Your mother hollers that you're going to miss the bus. She can see it coming down the street. You don't stop and hug her and tell her you love her. You don't thank her for being a good, kind, patient mother. Of course not—you launch yourself down the stairs and make a run for the corner.

Only, if it's the last time you'll ever see your mother, you sort of start to wish you'd stopped and did those things. Maybe even missed the bus.

But the bus was barreling down our street, so I ran.

Fourteen kids. One superstore. A million things that go wrong.

In Emmy Laybourne's action-packed debut novel, six high school kids (some popular, some not), two eighth graders (one a tech genius), and six little kids trapped together in a chain superstore build a refuge for themselves inside. While outside, a series of escalating disasters, beginning with a monster hailstorm and ending with a chemical weapons spill, seems to be tearing the world—as they know it—apart.

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182 reviews
Marin Lehr
August 7, 2015
I hate reading but when I picked this book up I couldn't put it down! This story pulls you in from the first chapter to the end... There is so much action and stuff you wouldn't believe what happened! I would recommend this book for older kids though not 8 year olds cause there is some detailed parts but other then that you have to read this book and it's serie
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Nicholas Eidinger
October 23, 2016
This entire series is one of my favorite stories you actually feel like you're their, granted the way the whole thing starts is a little far fetched but if you ignore that and focus on the rest of the story you start to be able to relate with each character in certain ways and begin to grow attached to them my favorite character in this serious has to be Niko and Josie they are the most intriguing and feel like i relate best to them. This entire book is nothing but excellent and I don't recommend you to buy it but instead recommend that you buy the WHOLE series instead because you will get hooked on this series so fast.
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Elijah Nichols
July 7, 2021
I have a physical copy of this book and it is simply astonishing how good it is the characters are well developed and make sense the story is immaculate and among many other things it is just a fun read I couldn't believe how great this book was when I bought it for $1:99 USD I couldn't put it down amazing book %1000 worth the price
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About the author

EMMY LAYBOURNE is a novelist, teacher, and former character actress. Emmy's Monument 14 trilogy has earned critical praise ("Frighteningly real... riveting" - New York Times Book Review, Editor's Choice) and has been nominated by readers to the YALSA Teens Top Ten in 2013 and 2014.Before her life as an author, Emmy performed original comedy on Comedy Central, MTV, and VH1; and acted in the movies Superstar, The In-Laws, and Nancy Drew, among others. Emmy lives outside New York City with her husband, two kids, and a flock of 8 nifty chickens.

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