Monday, July 31, 2017
Going Gray by Brian Spangler
In this apocalyptic novel, Emily's father works on a "machine" that controls the weather. When the machine messes up spewing out poisonous gasses, the world in plunged into an acopalypse.
The poisonous fog eats away at metal and masonry dissolving buildings as well as people. Emily is one of the few survivors. She and her younger brother get to the shopping mall where they join a group of survivors that includes Peter, who had been a few grades above her in high school. Can they survive in the world the way it has become? Is it ok for Emily to feel the way she does about Peter as the world collapses around them?