Since this is the final book of the series, this review may have some spoilers in it. If you don’t want to ruin the book and want to read it for yourself, I recommend not reading past this paragraph. If you’ve stumbled upon this review looking for something about the series, go check out the review for the first book Tomorrow, When the War Began.
Here we are at the end of a long series following the life of Ellie and her friends as they battle their way through this war. If you thought some of the previous books had some action, let me tell you it definitely gets more intense in this final instalment! Right from the beginning we're thrown into it, with New Zealand bringing in a helicopter and a captain to deliver some useful artillery for the teenagers. They had one request, which was for Ellie and co. to start bringing the fight back to the enemy. Nothing huge if they didn't feel up to it, but enough for the enemy to turn their focus away from the main front.
It's already sounding intense, right? I must admit, this book really does bring it home. There are some scenes that are pretty full on, particularly later in the story (I'll get into them in a moment!), but if you've been on this journey from the beginning, you're in for a wild ride to end it all!
Charlotte is a reading and writing lover who has completed a creative writing intensive course at the University of Oxford and is a current university student studying a double degree in journalism and creative writing. If you are curious to learn more, check out the 'About' page.