Book Review: The Thousandth Floor – Katharine McGee

24921954The Thousandth Floor – Katharine McGee
Pages: 448 
Genre: Dystopia, Sci-Fi
Rating: 4/5


A thousand-story tower stretching into the sky. A glittering vision of the future where anything is possible—if you want it enough.


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….


I totally recommend this book. It’s futuristic and dramatic, but the futuristic parts of the book are worthy of your time. There’s an underground train that gets you to Paris within three hours!

The dimensions of this building on the front cover looks like a regular skyscraper in New York now-a-days, but from reading, it’s actually huge. That confuses me because it doesn’t look big on the cover. There’s a forest, a school, restaurants, tennis courts, and a lot of shopping malls in the building.

My favorite POV would be from Watt. He’s a genius. Reading about his invention, Claudia, delights me. How he makes money is scandalous.


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