'Starters' by Lissa Price is a dystopian story that actually has quite an interesting premise. During a world-wide viral epidemic, only the young and the over 60's are given a life saving vaccination. The over 60's are now able to live into old age, while the young are left starving and orphaned, unable to work until they are 18 so they don't take the jobs of the elderly. 16 yo Callie is looking after her little brother, but cannot work out how to care for him alone. The option comes for her to earn a large sum of money by renting her body out to a senior. But while she is being rented something goes wrong and she wakes up, discovering that her body is going to be used to commit a murder.
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