5 Reasons to Read Richard Kurti’s ‘Maladapted’ like, right now

It’s release day! Happy book birthday ‘Maladapted’! Richard Kurti’s high-octane new thriller is here and you all need this one in your lives. In case you’re not 100% convinced, here are 5 reasons why you need to read ‘Maladapted’.

1. Richard Kurti writes for the big (and small) screen! Screenwriters have to fit a whole lot of action, plot and character development into few words and little time so you can expect ‘Maladapted’ to be fast-paced, high-octane and tightly plotted.

2. All of the genres! There’s something for everybody in ‘Maladapted’: dystopia, suspense, action, thriller, and even a hint of romance…


3. Politics! But actually interesting. The ethics of genetic engineering, class divisions,  religious extremists, money divides and the influence of the rich and powerful all play into the novel’s plot. It’s fascinating.

4. The characters! Tess and Cillian are both survivors. They’re both essential to their mission and they make unlikely allies but we were  so involved in their journey and championing them every step of the way.

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5. It’s scarily relevant! Everything in the futuristic world of ‘Maladapted’ doesn’t feel nearly far away enough in our opinion. It’s all scarily plausible. On second thought, maybe we won’t talk too much about that…

Have you read ‘Maladapted’ yet? Let us know what you thought @maximumpopbooks!

Grab a copy HERE.

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Written by Sophie Waters

Sophie is the Head of Commercial at Maximum Pop! Having studied English Lit and Creative Writing at Bath Spa University, she came to MP! to satisfy her passion for books. Sophie is a diehard Hufflepuff and feminist. She's also a huge cat lover, and can often be found rocking her socks off at a gig.

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