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People who know who wish they had a sassy crow sidekick. There is a bit of Katniss Everdeen in her – that familiar determination, stubbornness, strength, charisma and heightened survival instincts. You’re in the desert? For me, that’s all to the benefit in a young-adult novel; there only so much longing and angst I can take. Riad the other part of it is all on Moira Young.

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And the way he just left in the end?! Other characters are killed by being shot with arrows and falling, and some are seen after a hanging. After seeing all the wonderful reviews of this book, I was excited to see it appear at my doorstep, and I didn’t wait long to dive into it.

Saba is a better role model than the roas that populate YA paranormals. It’s a brual, lawless world where she dustlznds that she is a fierce fighter, a cunning opponent and, above all, an unbeatable survivor.

I don’t think the author knew why Lugh had been kidnapped when she started writing. I do think that first book is worth reading. The whole time I was reading Blood Red Road, there was a part of me standing away and thinking — where is it?


I love dystopians not based around a controlling society, but a anarchy. I started under the assumption that this was a dystopian future and maybe the author did too.

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As I said before, it is probably going to make a nice movie. Their absence is enough not to make want to pick up the sequel to this. As seen on The Readventurer This book is not going to be out until June, so I feel very lucky for having had an opportunity to read it so early.

Why are you wasting it? More books in this series: Set in a post-apocalyptic world, we meet Saba, her twin brother Lugh, her sister Emmi and their father living in Silverlake, a place which reminded me a bit of the movie Mad Max. The book is not without a few flaws: But of course he can’t resist Saba’s stubbornness.

It wasn’t till over half way through the book she started to fall back into my favor again. I’m surprised I returned the book to the library in one piece! Estimates say that there are about 30 million slaves in the world right now — more than all of the slaves in the 19th century trans-Atlantic slave trade. Saba is stubborn and strong.

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I got to pages and am quitting. And for the life of me I could not understand why he became so enamored of Saba. A young flight attendant travels the world in search of love.


The last part of the Dustlands trilogy, Raging Star, was published in May Normally this kind of thing would be irritating to me, but actually I found the speech in the book pretty easy to adjust to, which is a mark of how great a job the author did with moving the action and dialogue along. Like Lugh was roae and they have to a find him, and b get there bloo certain date.

Which takes me back to the last problem: However once Saba, the main character, set off on her quest to find her brother, I was glued to the pages and drawn into her high adventure journey. I know this is the first book in a series, but it felt like the birthday sacrifice thing had reached a conclusion by the end of the book and Saba’s shared birthday played no role.

I also could not imagine the book without it. We should have been talking dusltands women like this the whole time.

An adventureplain and simple. Rec so theres not really any sexual content in this book, just violence: But I read on, thinking it was just some random typo everyone makes mistakes, right? Internet Speculative Fiction Database tags the books as post-apocalyptic science fiction for young adults.

A former actor and opera singer, her debut novel, Blood Red Road, first in the Dustlands trilogy, was published in to international acclaim.