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Blood Red Road

A native Canadian, Dustlwnds lives with her husband in the UK. I still am not entirely sure why there are none though? I think there is something wrong with my mind. Satisfying but violent fantasy debut for teens.

No one else lives around them really. Bloof is a better role model than the duwtlands that populate YA paranormals. Blood Red Road Cover of paperback edition. I was so used to this style of writing that I went around saying that Blood Red Road “warn’t as bad as I wus sayin it wus” and that it was really “innerestin”, accent and all.

No, this book won’t wow everyone, but those who value adventure in their stories may come out of this book with more praise than criticism. Jack, I really liked you. It delivers what it promises, udstlands I instantly became absorbed in Saba’s journey to save her brother.

On the other hand, I agree with other reviewers who think the first part of the novel is stronger than the second.

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The main character, who I initially loved, becomes more and more annoying and nonsensical as the story progresses. The pace in the 2nd half is slower but much more personal. But sadly it falls short of just that. Jan 12, Flannery rated it really liked it Shelves: We display the minimum age for which content is developmentally appropriate.


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She’s the narrator and so so ornery. Just red rage to fuel her through fight after fight. Saba’s twin brother Lugh is kidnapped in front of her eyes. She’s rsd and skinny and gangly and refuses to be left in “safe places” while Saba goes to find Lugh.

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I think phonetically spelt things that show up in text gives me a great picture of how a character speaks and acts, not to mention it gives the story a lot more flavor and depth. Dustoands from Blood Red Road. He was so cute especially when him and Emmi were doing some bonding. This page was last edited on 3 Novemberat An unfired Checkov gun. A force to be reckoned with. Based on 2 reviews. I agree with other reviewers who argue that the first half of this book is much more solid than the latter half.

Saba, like the book’s intentionally messy grammar, takes some warming up to.

But in Saba’s case, as long as she’s more “animal” like, then she wins. I just found myself sighing, wishing for more. But fer the last year, whatever we do, however hard we try, it jest ain’t enough, Not without rain.

What does this book have in blopd with other dystopian dustlanrs It was a waste of pages and a waste. Do you love the desert? We should have been talking about women like this the whole time. Awesome combination if I do say so myself.


Her character Deuce Enclave also grew up pretty isolated, in a small community that lived underground. Other characters are killed by being shot with arrows and falling, and some are seen after a hanging.

I’m not afraid to kill! So ugly, but so beautiful.

Badass girls Again… very Answer-like, no? 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 roadd me a bit of the movie Mad Max.

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It’s a brual, lawless world where she discovers that she is a fierce fighter, a cunning opponent and, above all, an unbeatable survivor.

Retrieved 29 November Where Graceling seemed in some ways downright offensive to a ‘certain type’ of women, Blood Red Road has a heroine blpod is unapologetic of her gender and doesn’t attempt to constantly prove herself by becoming stereotypically masculine.

The man writes pages of dialogue–sparse of any punctuation. The Wrecker civilization has long been destroyed, leaving only landfills for Saba and her family to scavenge from. Raging Star concluded the series in June They simply are women and they kick ass.