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All Rights Reserved

(2017)
(The first book in the Word$ series)
A novel by

 
 
In a world where every word and gesture is copyrighted, patented or trademarked, one girl elects to remain silent rather than pay to speak, and her defiant and unexpected silence threatens to unravel the very fabric of society.

Speth Jime is anxious to deliver her Last Day speech and celebrate her transition into adulthood. The moment she turns fifteen, Speth must pay for every word she speaks ("Sorry" is a flat ten dollars and a legal admission of guilt), for every nod ($0.99/sec), for every scream ($0.99/sec) and even every gesture of affection. She's been raised to know the consequences of falling into debt, and can't begin to imagine the pain of having her eyes shocked for speaking words that she's unable to afford.

But when Speth's friend Beecher commits suicide rather than work off his family's crippling debt, she can't express her shock and dismay without breaking her Last Day contract and sending her family into Collection. Backed into a corner, Speth finds a loophole: rather than read her speech - rather than say anything at all - she closes her mouth and vows never to speak again. Speth's unexpected defiance of tradition sparks a media frenzy, inspiring others to follow in her footsteps, and threatens to destroy her, her family and the entire city around them.

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Praise for this book

"A chilling, unnerving, and timely debut novel about what it means to speak out, even in silence." - Katharine McGee


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Hardback Editions

May 2019 : USA Library Binding

Title: All Rights Reserved
Author(s): Gregory Scott Katsoulis
ISBN: 1-5311-5690-8 / 978-1-5311-5690-9 (USA edition)
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August 2017 : UK Hardback
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Title: All Rights Reserved: A New YA Science Fiction Book (Word$)
Author(s): Gregory Scott Katsoulis
ISBN: 0-373-21244-5 / 978-0-373-21244-6 (UK edition)
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Paperback Editions

July 2018 : Canada Paperback
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Title: All Rights Reserved
Author(s): Gregory Scott Katsoulis
ISBN: 1-335-01722-4 / 978-1-335-01722-2 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Harlequin Teen
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July 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: All Rights Reserved: The must read YA dystopian thriller that will have you on the edge of your seat! (Word$, Book 1)
Author(s): Gregory Scott Katsoulis
ISBN: 1-84845-726-X / 978-1-84845-726-3 (UK edition)
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Audio Editions

August 2017 : USA Audio CD
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Title: All Rights Reserved (Word$ Series, Book 1)
Author(s): Gregory Scott Katsoulis
ISBN: 1-5384-7159-0 / 978-1-5384-7159-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harlequin Audio and Blackstone Audio
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August 2017 : USA Audio CD
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Title: All Rights Reserved Lib/E (Word$)
Author(s): Gregory Scott Katsoulis
ISBN: 1-5384-7158-2 / 978-1-5384-7158-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Pub
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August 2017 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: All Rights Reserved (Word$ Series, Book 1)
Author(s): Gregory Scott Katsoulis
ISBN: 1-5384-7160-4 / 978-1-5384-7160-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harlequin Audio and Blackstone Audio
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August 2017 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: All Rights Reserved: Word$, Book One
Author(s): Gregory Scott Katsoulis
Publisher: Harlequin Audio
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August 2017 : UK Audio edition
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Title: All Rights Reserved: Word$, Book One
Author(s): Gregory Scott Katsoulis
Publisher: Harlequin Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

August 2017 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: All Rights Reserved: A New YA Science Fiction Book (Word$ 1)
Author(s): Gregory Scott Katsoulis
Publisher: Harlequin Teen
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


August 2017 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: All Rights Reserved: The must read YA dystopian thriller that will have you on the edge of your seat! (Word$, Book 1)
Author(s): Gregory Scott Katsoulis
Publisher: HQ Young Adult
Availability: Amazon UK