Every generation on the island of Fennbirn, a set of triplets is born—three queens, all equal heirs to the crown and each possessor of a coveted magic. But becoming the Queen Crowned isn‘t just a matter of royal birth; each sister has to fight for it. And it‘s not just a game of win or lose- it‘s life or death. The night the sisters turn sixteen, the battle begins. The last queen standing gets the crown. #GamesCompetitions #TropesInAugust
One of King‘s Bachman books, this takes place in a future dystopian U.S. ruled by a totalitarian government. Once a year 100 teenage boys join an annual walking contest called "The Long Walk". Each walker must maintain a speed of 4 mph. If he drops below that speed, he gets a warning; too many warnings he is shot. But what really kills most contestants is the psychological burden...only 1 can win/survive...?