In the year 2140, people no longer have to grow old and die. Now there’s Longevity, which stops nature from running its course. Sounds great, right? Not if you really are young, not just staying that way through medical procedures. Longevity combined with the fact that the earth can only sustain a certain population means that laws restricting the birth of children have had to be put into place, and anyone who is born to parents who have accepted Longevity is a Surplus (in England, at least; different countries have different laws). The only way to be legal is if the parents decide against Longevity drugs and live a natural life….

Read the rest of my review at Curled Up With A Good Kid’s Book.