The waning age / by S.E. Grove.

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      Summary: The time is now. The place is San Francisco. The world is filled with adults devoid of emotion and children on the cusp of losing their feelings--of "waning"--when they reach their teens. Natalia Peña has already waned. So why does she love her little brother with such ferocity that, when he's kidnapped by a Big Brother-esque corporation, she'll do anything to get him back? From the New York Times bestselling author of The Glass Sentence comes this haunting story of one determined girl who will use her razor-sharp wits, her martial arts skills, and, ultimately, her heart to fight killers, predators, and the world's biggest company to rescue her brother--and to uncover the shocking truth about waning.
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    • ABNT:
      GROVE, S. E. The waning age. [s. l.]: Viking, 2019. ISBN 9780451479853. Disponível em: Acesso em: 26 fev. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Grove SE. The Waning Age. Viking; 2019. Accessed February 26, 2020.
    • APA:
      Grove, S. E. (2019). The waning age. Viking.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Grove, S. E. 2019. The Waning Age. Viking.
    • Harvard:
      Grove, S. E. (2019) The waning age. Viking. Available at: (Accessed: 26 February 2020).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Grove, SE 2019, The waning age, Viking, viewed 26 February 2020, .
    • MLA:
      Grove, S. E. The Waning Age. Viking, 2019. EBSCOhost,
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Grove, S. E. The Waning Age. Viking, 2019.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Grove SE. The waning age [Internet]. Viking; 2019 [cited 2020 Feb 26]. Available from:


Booklist Reviews 2019 February #1

In a world without emotions, Natalia will do anything to get her little brother back. As children go through the waning, their emotions begin to fade; when they reach adulthood, they are completely emotionless. Natalia is old enough to be deprived of all emotion, but when her brother, Cal, is taken from her by a corporation, she begins to feel. Grove (The Glass Sentence?, 2014) ventures into science fiction with this psychological story, which explores concepts of childhood wonder and innocence, the harsher world of adults, and the love that lies at the center. Natalia must overcome a series of obstacles to get Cal back, each dangerous and suspenseful: searching for Cal's father, staying a step ahead of a bounty on her head, and going against a corporation for custody. Natalia's journey is interwoven with texts and letters from Cal, which offers a commentary on where emotions come from and what their purpose is. A dazzling, emotional journey about a sister's love and the fight against an emotionless society. Grades 9-12. Copyright 2019 Booklist Reviews.

Horn Book Guide Reviews 2019 Fall

Natalia (Nat)'s little brother Calvino is ten, the age when people lose their ability to feel emotion. But Cal isn't "fading"--and now synthetic-emotion company RealCorp wants to test him cruelly. Nat will fight for her brother as hard as if she still loved him. While the world-building is not fully fleshed out, this intriguing dystopian premise makes for a fast-paced, thought-provoking read. Copyright 2019 Horn Book Guide Reviews.