Fresh from his fourth stint in rehab, Elias James doesn't have much to live for. His overachieving twin sister and his ruthless mother's political success as mayor of Havenmoore have left him empty. Getting high started as an act of rebellion, but the addiction soon controlled his every waking moment. Aspiring writer Caden Walker thought he had the perfect life until he discovered his boyfriend in bed with his best friend. Leaving everything behind in New York, he returns to Havenmoore to re-evaluate his life from his parent's guest bedroom.
"Sweet but unintentional Funny at times"
In the year 2067, a new world is discovered amidst the dark expanses of the universe. Harvesting the resources of this vast new planet, known as Xavier997, may be the only hope a post-apocalyptic Earth has for survival. Upon arriving, however, the explorers of this promising new world soon discover they are not the only ones interested in Xavier's rich resources, forcing mankind to fight for the new home they need so desperately, as well as defend the one they already have.
"Crude, militaristic sci-fi"
Earth - a planet ravaged by countless wars and totalitarian governments is on the brink of collapse, but even in these darkest days a slim hope shines. In a few short weeks, a lucky group of individuals will be chosen to colonize the promising world of Xavier997. Clay Morton and his fiancee Charity Collins are two of these hopefuls. Yet as the day of the Xavier Drawing swiftly approaches, an old enemy rises from the ashes, and this time in terrifying force. Separated during the chaos, Clay and Charity soon find themselves thrown into the ultimate battle for survival.
After a seemingly harmless explosion takes place over the Alaskan Peninsula on the eve of the 22nd century, almost 30 years since mankind quelled the Sirujian invasion, a frightening phenomenon springs up across the planet. People grow ill and die in droves, the incurable strain known as the Judgment Plague purposefully mutating itself to target the weaknesses of its host.
A war is coming, the outcome of which will decide the fate of the entire planet. The Sirujians have gathered, ready to execute the final act of their devastating invasion, one that threatens to eliminate the struggling remnants of the human race once and for all. Yet for the first time in history, all mankind stands united, and though weakened, willing to fight to the end.
"Not one I would recommend"
Trump relied heavily on Kushner's advice during the campaign, and his move to the White House was expected. But ethics experts have raised questions about whether Kushner's role in the new administration will run up against a federal anti-nepotism law and how he will separate himself from his real estate business to avoid conflicts of interest.
"Trump’s Son-in-Law, Jared Kushner, Expected to Join White House as a Senior Adviser" is from the January 09, 2017 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by John Wagner and Ashley Parker and narrated by Sam Scholl.