Rising Tides Author: Katy Haye Genre: YA Post-Apocalyptic Release Date: June 24, 2016
Publisher: Plumshine Books Summary from Goodreads:
The truth won’t stay submerged forever
City is the last civilised place left on a drowned Earth, a floating town built from metal and plastic from the Time Before. It’s the only home doctor's daughter Libby Marchmont has ever known or wanted – until her father helps the wrong patient and she's forced to flee.
Cosimo came to City for one reason. Then he should have vanished back to his people on the Wastes. But what about his promise to Libby’s father?
Stranded in the middle of the sea, can the two enemies learn to trust each other? And can they survive long enough to uncover the truth: City isn’t the safe haven Libby always believed it to be …
Readers’ Favourite described Rising Tides as: “a compelling read [with] cool and ingenious concepts, a captivating plot [and] vivid and engaging characters”.
Kelly St. Clare at YA Books Central called Rising Tides “a gem of the YA genre."
Katy Haye spends as much time as possible in either her own or
someone else's imaginary worlds. She has a fearsome green tea habit, a
partiality for dark chocolate brazils and a fascination with the science of
When not lost in a good book, Katy may be found on her allotment
growing veg and keeping hens in order to maximise her chances of survival in
the event of a zombie apocalypse or similar catastrophe (admittedly, this would
not help if the entire country flooded...).
Your survival kit is as follows:
1. An Amazon voucher for £10/$15US/$20CAN, AUS, NZ. Load up your Kindle with
books to read, while shops remain.
2. A solar charger so when the national grid fails you can still read your
3. A mirror. When you are stranded in the open sea you can signal for help by
reflecting the sun's light. Alternatively, if you have no wish to be rescued
because you still have reading to do, flip the mirror over to depict the
slogan, "Go away I'm reading."
4. Ribbon bookmark. If all your books have been washed away by the rising seas,
this can be rolled up and packed into the neck of a cut-open bottle and will
double-up as a water filter. Note: this will not desalinate salt water, sorry.
5. A bag to put the last of your belongings into. DO NOT LEAVE THIS BEHIND.