After the floods, Earth Mother created sheltered environments on the islands that remained. Honor’s family is relocated to Island 365 in the Tranquil Sea. The island has been enclosed with a barrier that is supposed to protect against wind and rain. The light is placed in the sky by a projector - a different color to represent every hour.Honor and her family don’t fit in. Her parents stay out past curfew, they don’t teach her things other people on Island 365 know - they didn’t even name her right.Eventually Honor meets Helix, a kind boy her age. After their parents disappear, they begin to realize that Island 365 has a terrible secret and together they begin the process of uncovering the truth.Allegra Goodman has created an interesting addition to the post apocalyptic genre. You’ll be hoping for a sequel as soon as you get to the end of THE OTHER SIDE OF THE ISLAND.