All These Things I've Done

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All These Things I've Done is the first in the Birthright Series by Gabrielle Zevin. This story takes place in the year 2083 in New York. Anya Balanchine is a sixteen year old living in a world where chocolate and caffeine are considered contraband and the use of cell phones is ILLEGAL! Anya is also caretaker of her older brother, who suffers from brain damage, and her younger sister. Her family is prominent in the New York City crime scene and one of five families worldwide that deals in chocolate. Anya is forced to make choices that will affect her life and the lives of her siblings. This is a good read that will keep you entertained, if only to find out how teens of the future deal with no chocolate, caffeine, or cell phones!