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There is nothing in rbison way Wells wrote their characterization that makes them particularly memorable or special, blavkout I found them to be quite forgettable.

Nov 23, Zoe rated it it was ok Shelves: Wholly unique and brilliant, Blackout is an exceptional and astonishing new novel glackout captured me and never let me go! Two interesting things happened last month: But now, a mysterious virus is spreading throughout America, blacokut teenagers with impossible powers. She has no idea where it came from or whether or not something is ‘wrong’ with her; all she knows is that Nose Graze — Young Adult book reviews Blackout started out incredibly strong!

They’re destroying their own homeland and don’t seem to care about innocent lives. Is it a post-apocalyptic novel? Andrea The Overstuffed Bookcase. Just, not sure, something didn’t do it for me to shout to the heavens about this book. At least, the action part was well written. The blog posts in between the chapters were secret messages from Alec, stating what their next target should be.


I don’t think it had the effect the author was going for.

I will not be reading the sequel. There is a purpose to this which we find out near the end, but it still came off as annoying and kind of a distraction at the time you read it. Acknowledging that they have been brought up as terrorists, I still could not but help feel that they weren’t as clear or genuine compared to Audrey or Jack.

And this past week, Salon has been running a series of articles about militant police forces. And these four are about to find their lives intertwined in a complex web of deception, loyalty, and catastrophic danger—where one wrong choice could trigger an explosion that ends it all.

What are they trying to terrorise, while some answers were hinting throughout, this lack of world building let down not only my enjoyment towards the blackouut but also to my overall attention to this book.

Maya The Book Nook October 2nd, Can Nlackout brag for a moment? It would have helped if we had gotten some world building, surely. Plus, lack of world-building? If an accomplished writer had tackled the concepts within this text, I feel as though they would of had a brilliant opportunity.

It’s kind of all of these things, I suppose, all jumbled into a plot without purpose or direction, that is. Like many other books I’ve read in the recent past, Blackout is a character and action blqckout novel.


I was excited for this for a pretty long time and I loved “Going Dark” and I liked this a lot, but I didn’t love it. It was all blackmail. Want to Read saving….

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Oct 12, Urbandale Library rated it really liked it Shelves: Memory implantation or mind control. TLT Creator and Administrator.

Basically we’ve got these kids who have a virus that gives them powers. I was on the edge of my seat the entire time, and Wella absolutely fell in love with this book.

View all 3 comments. How did the virus work, why were some people effected and not others?

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Recent Posts The Project: Didn’t really like it and didn’t grab my attention. I definitely think we felt the same concerning the way many portions of this book were handled. Why do only teens get it, and how is it scientifically possible to leave those who are infected with it with superpowers? No author blaackout write about such serious matters thoughtlessly and immaturely. She’s known to be sarcastic and we,ls serious. Never miss an issue!