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Publisher Description

Time is running out for Rhine in the conclusion to the New York Times bestselling Chemical Garden Trilogy.

With time ticking until the virus takes its toll, Rhine is desperate for answers. After enduring Vaughn’s worst, Rhine finds an unlikely ally in his brother, an eccentric inventor named Reed, and she takes refuge in his dilapidated house. However, the people she left behind refuse to stay in the past. While Gabriel haunts Rhine’s memories, Cecily is determined to be at Rhine’s side, even if Linden’s feelings are still caught between them.

Meanwhile, Rowan’s growing involvement in an underground resistance compels Rhine to reach him before he does something that cannot be undone. But what she discovers along the way has alarming implications for her future—and on the past her parents never had the chance to explain.

In this breathtaking conclusion to Lauren DeStefano’s Chemical Garden trilogy, everything Rhine knows to be true will be irrevocably shattered.

Young Adult
February 12
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Grades 9 and Above

Customer Reviews

Mz Cocoa Valentine ,

Sever by chair54

I absolutely loved the book, I couldn’t put it down and that for me, is rare because I usually don’t read books that I don’t like. It’s mysterious, it makes you want to know what’s going to happen next, trust me I know I couldn’t stop it’s one the best books I’ve ever read, actually it might me the best book I’ve ever read yet, I could on go on.

Asd Fk ,

What The Hell?!?!

Once I finished reading this book I was completely frustrated about the lack of effort in what happens to everyone else in this book.
1. What happens to Gabriel?
2. Is all that crap about how Rhine doesn't have any feelings towards Gabriel true?
3. Is this "cure" given to everyone?
4. Who the hell was the apprentice at the end?
5. What happened to the servant, Deirdre? I assume she is dead but, the book neither confirms or denies this.
6. What happens with all the terrorist stuff?
7. What becomes of Rowan?
8. What happens to all the women being held against their will, for example Madame's girl, or for another example, the children that are kidnapped by Gatherer?
9. What happens to Reed? 10. What will happen to all the pigs of men who keep more than 1 wife?

I could go on but, I think I am good with this. This book was a disaster.

Lu 21 ,


The trilogy was great. The worry that humans can be the destruction of the human race is daunting. Will technology be our undoing?

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