Hugo and his girlfriend Margaret Campbell were planning on taking a train across the US before they both left for college. After she breaks up with him, Hugo, a sextuplet, knows that he can not give up the chance to be away from his siblings for the first time ever. The only problem is that the train tickets were all under Margaret’s name, so Hugo decides to look for a different Margaret Campbell to travel with. The girl he finds is an aspiring director hoping to create a film that will get her accepted to USC’s film school. As their journey progresses, the conversations they have with each other and their fellow passengers teach them about finding yourself, following your passions, and above all the meaning of love.
Poe grew up with Call in an orphanage, and as they get older he becomes the only place she can call home. Together they enlist in the crew of a mining ship and plan to escape the confines of their society by running away into the woods. Mining trips are dangerous, though, and before they can carry out their plan, Call is murdered by pirates. Fueled by a seemingly endless supply of rage and grief at the loss of her partner, Poe dedicates her life to getting revenge. Condie weaves a fascinating tale of lost love that encourages readers to recognize the importance of considering different perspectives. This is a good read for anyone who enjoys action, adventure, and dystopian worlds.