An Ember in the Ashes, by Sabaa Tahir, is a well-written, intense, and intriguing story that takes place in a dystopian world. In the Martial Empire, those who defy the Empire are labeled with treason, punishable by death. This goes for every citizen: Laia, who becomes a slave to spy for the rebels only to save her brother, and even Elias, a powerful soldier training under the Empire.
An Ember in the Ashes is a perfect book for those who love all genres. It has romance and action, set in a dystopian world. In this story, every page has a new secret revealed or the chapter ends with a cliff-hanger. Once you start this book, you will not be able to put it down.