Slated - Teri Terry If you're looking for a book that is thought-provoking, slightly spine-chilling and exciting - then this book is for you. At least that's what I think. I couldn't help thinking how horrible it would be to have all my memories removed to the point where I had to learn how to walk, talk and be educated as if I was a baby again.Kyla had been Slated, her memories totally erased - not modified. After nine months of being in hospital, longer than any other Slated person, she is released to her brand-new 'Mom' and 'Dad' and sister 'Amy' - who has also been slated. Three people who have never seen her before, but who she has to call her family. But, the story really begins when Kyla has nightmares which are part of her past and it isn't long until it catches up to her again.I really liked the world Teri Terry produced. There was quite a bit of world-building in it, not to mention back story - which gave the book huge points. It gave me an understanding about how Kyla's world came about. The writing style was good too. It wasn't pack-filled with descriptions, but that was okay with me. The pace of the book was good too. I didn't get bored at all, and the wish that it would speed up never crossed my mind.The characters were interesting too. Kyla was a complex character. She had interests, things she was good at, she spoke up when she felt she should, but also knew how to keep quiet. And, I liked her curiosity. I liked how, even as a person who had been Slated, she questioned things. But, most of all, she hid something about herself that surprised me - and I didn't find out about that part of her until the end of the book.Ben was a character I loved, but at the same time hated his naivete. He was Kyla's best friend - the only one who Kyla could talk honestly to. He was loyal, but at the same time just a little misguided. I didn't think, in the end, that he was a boy who thought things through. But, I guess he just wanted to be free.There were several other characters that really gave the book a realistic edge. Some of them had jealousies and prejudices that made the world they lived in seem more real. There was a mixed-bag of people you would love and others that you would just loathe.I guess if I felt any kind of annoyance towards this book, it would be that it left too many unanswered questions. I wanted to learn several things after I had finished reading it, because it left me with not only a type of cliffhanger, but knowing that several of the major secondary characters were hiding things.I am looking forward to reading 'Fractured', which is the next book in this series.Now, I would recommend this book to people who like Dystopian novels, light romance, and a story that can make you think - what if the world was really like that. This review can be found here