Author: Neal Shusterman

Book Review: Scythe

Book Review: Scythe

Citra and Rowan have a chance to become a Scythe – a necessary position in their world that randomly selects people to die to keep their world a perfect one. Unfortunately what starts as a competition for the position becomes a competition to the death, as one of them will die if not chosen. This provision comes about by the council of Scythes. The pair is separated from training when their Scythe dies. Citra ends up with a legendary woman Scythe, but Rowan is forced to deal with a sinister Scythe who seems to glean for the pleasure of killing. […]

Posted February 21, 2017
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Book View: Unwind

Book View: Unwind

First of all, I loved the different points of view in Unwind. Seeing the world from different perspectives gave a fuller meaning to everything that was happening. I loved the way the world unwound itself in the story. It throws us right into the drama and then slowly explains why the world is the way it is. There was a ton of action, a hint of romance and a lot of intrigue as to what would happen next. Unwind is the type of book that keeps you reading until the end. I loved the use of music in this book and there are […]

Posted August 12, 2015
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Book Review: Ship Out of Lu..

Book Review: Ship Out of Luck

Having not read any of the previous books, I wasn’t sure what quite to expect with Ship Out of Luck. I decided to plunge into the book and think of it as a standalone, which worked well. Antsy struck me as a great character right off the bat. He obviously had a lot of history with getting in trouble and it was easy to see how things could get out of hand on a 7 day cruise for Old Man Crawley’s 80th birthday. I loved the variety of characters. Lexie is a blind, rich girl – the granddaughter of Crawley and […]

Posted August 24, 2013
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Book Review: Unwind

Book Review: Unwind

  Even after reading this book months ago, every detail is still fresh in my mind. And despite the controversial topic, I do not believe that I have anything bad to say about this novel. The characters are likeable, real, and you will find yourself rooting for them. In addition, if you want a book that will make you think and question your beliefs, then this is the book for you. Set in a world after the ultimate battle between pro-life and pro-choice, a world which allows unwanted children be unwound, three teens must fight to stay whole.     […]

Posted June 20, 2011
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