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I especially liked the awakening of the hellwurms as they emerge to feed. Jack which is a total western, rough and tough name and Saba’s relationship is cliche I hate you, then love you but even the characteristics between them are cliche Jack’s the tough loner traveler.
These girls are so legit. As I said before, it is probably going to make a nice movie. Tell you to be as oblivious as…um, an oblivious thing?
Just give me a post-apoc Dune not in space and with less bizarre shit. Common Sense Media, a nonprofit organization, earns a small affiliate fee from Amazon or iTunes when you use our links to make a purchase. With little pressure, everything collapses. We display the minimum age for which content is developmentally appropriate. I would love to see this thrilling, gripping story played out on the big screen, or on TV, or anywhere without all those typos.
The main character was difficult to like and her plights were hard for me to care about. The final “Odyssey” tale continues the story spawned in ” I like how this story could function as a stand-alone, even as it leaves many unanswered questions that form the foundation for the second book in the trilogy. The lack of detail and short sentences don’t help expand ideas or the surroundings.
Books by Moira Young. What about that Chaal? I’m surprised I returned the book to the library in one piece! Her character is very unrealistic. This story is not allegorical in the way the Hunger Games is. I love everything about Saba – her language, her intensity, her heart. Is it different to read about violent acts than it is to see them in a movie or video game?
The last part of the Dustlands trilogy, Raging Star, was published in May WHY does Jack like Saba? Usually I don’t mind swiss cheese. There are many great people in this book.
Pretty much everything is derivative these days and that is not always a bad thing. There’s on moment where Saba is traveling. Oh, if only she could just admit she lurved him!
Blood Red Road: Dust Lands, Book 1 Book Review
Even so — a waste of fucking time. You will not see a single limp damsel in distress in this novel.
I’m not feeling it. Lugh is the light of Saba’s life, while poor little Emmi exists to be a target for her resentment for stealin’ ma away.
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Oh, and there’s cage fighting! Why can’t authors trust the strength of their world and their characters? I had a smile on every time Epona showed up in the story–any fellow Zelda lovers will know why.
So readers will have to do things like fill in their own quote marks as they go and decide for themselves whether this gives a stronger sense of Saba’s character. Saba lives in a world where almost all traces of civilization are gone. Teamed up with a handsome daredevil named Jack and a gang of girl revolutionaries called the Free Hawks, Saba’s unrelenting search for Lugh stages a showdown that will change the course of her own civilization.
I mean, she’s like, “I’m a bad ass who hasn’t left my little isolated farm and can’t read! I wasn’t crazy about the weird grammar stuff. But in Saba’s case, as long as she’s more “animal” like, then she wins. You’re guaranteed you’ll be blown away instantly like literally because of the dust storm and if you loved that never ending stream of activity, well this is the book for you. No more incest books for awhile, please. If she’s going to save him, she needs to get to the hidden Freedom Fields before midsummer.
The Southern part of the United States? Even though it does make me freak out.
Blood Red Road: Dust Lands, Book 1
This book kicks my ass. A mention that another man was left without his clothes in the company of women. Is it OK for kids to read books outside their reading levels? I just held on for the ride, frowning all the way. She has no romantic history whatsoever. And none of the other women in the book are any less, either.