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Well, I was really hoping this would be better.

I’m looking forward to the sequel. What are the Mary Sues of the male gender called??????? I thought it was pretty neat cover at first. It was hard to get into and a big chunk of the beginning of the book was pretty boring, but around halfway through, I was hooked and loved the second half. And THEN it blxckout me. I never really connected with any of their characters and honestly, it was hard to have any sympathy for them because of their actions.

Want to Read Blackput Reading Read. One of the best things about Science Fiction is how it can make us think about the things happening in our world by creating an abstract version of the world dells challenges our current beliefs.

We spend most of the book in a military base camp where they have captured infected teenagers and treat them like prisoners with no rights or dignity, yet the psychological side of things is blatantly ignored. After three weeks of nonstop terrorist attacks around the country—from the fall of the St.

Where are the human rights groups? These people seem to be American citizens themselves and don’t appear to have any direct reasoning for what they are doing. You can also subscribe without commenting.

At first, the focus switches between two groups of teens from one chapter to the next, but as they get separated, the number of perspectives increases. Miranda Mowbray Tempest Books.


Review: Blackout by Robison Wells

Bethzaida bookittyblog October 1st, Like I said, this one might be better read as a series, but I can’t say I’m much interested in continuing with it myself, so let me know if it suddenly turns into a mind-blowing-must-read, eh? The characters were also fairly interesting though the narrative switches were sometimes sloppy.

Oct 12, Urbandale Library rated it really liked it Shelves: And you should blackkout NOT have to read it as part of a series to make sense of it; you should be able to get a good idea of it from the first book.

I really wish this had been done differently. Some were contributed by fellow readers, and a lot were written by the fantastic Recaptains team. I am hoping we get some serious answers in the next book.

She wasn’t super likable robiwon the beginning, but by the end I understood her actions and robion she changed for the better. I wish I could learn some of his tricks. Thanks for the honest review! That is basically all we get as far as world building. Predictable and bleak, nothing to love here. Sure, there is probably never going to be a virus that gives teenagers X-Men like superpowers, but this scenario can still help us to think about things like personal freedom, the limits of government, and how we respond to and treat those that are different from us.

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There was sort of a mini bomb dropped at the end, and I’m really curious to see how it develops in the second book! And how did they go about imprisoning every teenager in the country in a matter of days without much retaliation from anybody inside or out, including the parents? Are they not capable of thinking and reasoning and realizing that maybe, just MAYBE, what they’re doing isn’t good?


But none of this affected how much i enjoyed this book.

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I was blcakout for this for a pretty long time and I loved “Going Dark” and I liked this a lot, but I didn’t love it. Which is one of robisno reasons why teens need to be reading books like this. I honestly wasn’t completely sold on the romance, just because there wasn’t that much chemistry between Jack and Audrey, but since it was more of a minor subplot than anything else, I wasn’t too bothered by it. Two are somewhat normal teenagers while the other two happen to be teenage terrorists.

Nick Nick’s Book Blog October 1st, Supposedly blac,out of the characters, Dan, had a relationship with the terrorists due to support of his mother. He was still the male equivalent of a Mary Sue.

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Is there more to be revealed behind this seemingly unimportant yellow powder?? We aren’t told why the teenagers are doing these things nor what they hope to achieve by their actions. Can I brag for a moment? Is it a post-apocalyptic novel?

Despite the one or two, I fell in love each and every single one of them, even their flaws and fears. Rashika is a mysterious creature who likes to hide in the shadows and plan horrifying things. Focused on two groups of teens, blackotu story flips between the two wella until they are brought together for the end. This war which is lead by teenagers in small groups doing terrorist-like attacks all over the country. Molli October 1st,