An action-packed love story full of adventure, betrayal, and surprise plot twists, “Lifelike” is a novel set in a dystopian, post-apocalyptic world where characters must fight both humans and machines to survive. Ana/Eve lives in a world where humans and robots co-exist, where she must try to keep her grandfather alive, and where the lines fade between artificial intelligence and humanity when it comes to love and friendship. Suitable for secondary students, this engaging and fast-paced novel will be of particular interest to students drawn to the science fiction genre. In the classroom, it may be used as an independent read or as part of a literature circle to explore its rich and descriptive language and to invite discussions about what it truly means to be human. Log in to read the full review.