Ouside In was the second book in the series. Outside In took place in the inside of the space craft where a society knows little about anything Outside, like space or planets. They have been sheltered from anything but their own soceity. But in this book Trella has just won the fight between the pop cops and the uppers. Now when she thought the worst was behind her she finds the committee wasn't the best way to go. She distances herself from leading, afraid of disappointing so many people. But when incidents keep occuring and lives are lost she is forced to once again step up and beomce the Queen of the Pipes. In this anticipated sequel to Inside Out we uncover more about Trellas mysterious society and get a glimspe of how they feel when their whole world is turn upside down. The question now is "Are you ready to know the truth about Outside?"
I thought Mrs. Synder did an excellent job on creating a plot that flowed smoothly, adding parts to give dramatic relief but at the same time keeping it interesting. The character development was quite impressive, introducing us to characters who we didn't know and showing the audience exactly who they were yet keeping some of thier secrets locked deep in a safe. We were also shown to the old characters, she expanded on them and allowed us to see another side that we hadn't seen before. Trella was shown in a different light and we were shown some of her weakness that we hadn't got to see much in the first book. Riley was also developed more and we were able to decipher more about what he was thinking and what made him who he was.
The ending was very well tied up, we were left with very few questions and it gave the reader a sense of closure to this book, satifying in a way.
The only thing I found negative about this book was how so much information was there, I found myself a little confused at times and would have to go back a few pages and re-read a part but after going back I was able to move forward and enjoy more about the story.
Overall I gave this book 4 1/2 stars and really recommend anyone to read it who is looking for a sci-fy book that is for a young person. This book is for all of you who have ever imagined yourself stuck on a space ship and wondering what it would be like, and if that's you well get on board and be prepared for the ride of your lifetime.