~"Official Selection" Winner in the E-Book Young Adult category, 2015 New Apple Book Awards!~~Winner Best Books in the Young Adult category, 2016 Pinnacle Book Achievement Awards!~~"Honorable Mention" Winner in the Sci-fi category, 2016 New York Book Festival!~~B.R.A.G Medallion Honoree, 2016 indieBRAG!~~"Honorable Mention" Winner in the Young Adult category, 2016 Hollywood Book Festival!~~Bronze Metal Winner in the Young Adult general category, 2016 Readers Favorite Awards!~5 Stars -I would recommend not starting Novus (The Cresecren Chronicles, Book 1) by Crystal Marcos if you have anything planned for the rest of the day, as you will most likely not want to put the book down! . . . Its the kind of book whose characters you miss when you finish the book. -Readers FavoriteIdeal for Hunger Games and Divergent fans, Crystal Marcos delivers Novus, a riveting novel set in a dystopian future of action-adventure, suspense, and romance. Intriguing characters and a gripping storyline keep the reader turning page after page.Being a teenager is hard enough. And what if your life’s path is predetermined? On top of that, you aren’t even Human?Cayden was given life as a Cresecren. He expected to live out his days with the dysfunctional Human family he was assigned to serve. One fateful night, however, landed him in Gavaron, the home of maimed, elderly, or defiant Cresecren.Beyond its borders is the Den, an area much more dangerous than he ever imagined. Now seventeen, Cayden unwittingly becomes involved in a conspiracy and is one of a handful of survivors fleeing a deadly attack. They set off on a perilous journey in search of refuge and the truth. Along the way, Cayden begins to comprehend the difference between fully living and merely surviving, while trying to balance his emotions and a forbidden love.