Not a Drop To Drink

From the bestselling author of the Gone series

Can you imagine living with no safe water?

"Regret was for people with nothing to defend, people who had no water."

(McGinnis 5).

Since Lynn was old enough to carry buckets of water, her mother and her worked to stay alive. When the world's water supplies is no longer safe, people abandoned the cities making Lynn's home with a pond of safe, clean water, no longer safe without their watch. Killing anyone or thing that comes on their land, Lynn's left to face problems alone. Along her journey Lynn meets new people and learns to trust people her mother kept away for all her life. Not A Drop To Drink tells about Lynn's struggle to stay alive when the worlds water supply is running way too low.

Can you shoot anyone you see without second thinking it?

Facts about McGinnis

Growing up in the woods, Mindy said she had always wondered how it would be to have to try and survive like Lynn. Since she was raised in the country, Mindy made her book make you feel like as if you were really in their positions, hearing the wolves howl at night. She makes her book seem so real, but still so not making it the best book you could read about surviving in a world with no safe water.


"McGinnis paints a stark picture of a world not far removed from our own, concentrating on Lynn’s gradual emotional growth as contrasted against the physical harshness of her existence." - Publishers Weekly

"A brutally beautiful debut, not to be missed." --Michael Grant, New York Times

NOT A DROP TO DRINK by Mindy McGinnis -- Book Trailer

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