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The lack of a unifying personal free towards…anything leaves Reese afloat in the river of the plot, drifting from place to place in a way that can often feel random.

The book begins with Reese, the main character, waiting at an airport for a flight home, when birds begin dropping dead out of the sky. Every character had a personality except for him.

Adaptation is built from familiar tropes, though ones currently extremely rare in YA, but is executed beautifully. It doesn’t matter what they think.

I really loved the way Lo wrote all the relationships to Reese. I wanted other people to have a good sense of the duology as a whole if adaptatiob had heard similar things about the sequel.

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Review 1 4 Nov 19, Reese’s story is very much an exploration of multiple things, the secrets behind her time in the hospital, the cause of the changes in the world around her, and her complicated connections with both David and Amber.

I like the basic framework for the story as well malina the overall storyarc, and felt the writing was engaging and even-handed.


Want to Read saving…. Still, if you elide the science stuff e. Not one quip about Capt Sullenberger?

I like the premise of the plot because it looks intriguing but going through the book it was somewhat underdeveloped. The book begins with Reese, the main character, waiting at an airport for a flight home, when birds begin dropping dead out of the sky.

Lo began writing for the culture blog After Ellen inand at one point served as the managing editor. I love how this is such a human story: Reese believes the accident happened around the area most commonly known as Area It has some slow parts, but ‘Adaptation’ is a truly enthralling read. I am not criticising the actual content of the story.

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My old review for this book can be found on my blog, the lowercase gimmick. Pretty package wrapped around a skeletal core, padded by lots of glittery styrofoam. A Review—Huntress by Malinda Lo.

Old, old magic against real, young love: When Reese and David wake up, they’re in a military hospital, but the doctor won’t tell them what happened, where they are, or how their injuries were miraculously healed.

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The prince was more of a backdrop, a reason for the celebrations at which Ash and Kaisa were able to meet. A copy was provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review. Malindq the opening action view spoiler [ i. It was kind of a slog. In a way, I sort malinsa appreciated this. While the world is changing around Reese, while she feels that something might be different with her own body, she’s also exploring her own sexuality, at odds with the crush she’s adapgation on David and the new and compelling Amber Gray.

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Reviewers at BooklistKirkus Reviews and elsewhere have compared it favorably to the television program The X-Files. I think there were some good ideas here and also some interesting themes, but in my opinion it was poorly executed and needed to be more tied together. This time David and Reese are taken to a completely different secret military base to be involuntarily experimented on, and the goal becomes escape. There are plenty of writing shortcuts that tell instead of show and my copy is littered with my underlining of examples: Basically, Reese is utterly non-threatening in every imaginable way.

Everyone knows the world will never be the same. Gree a bit of a hole in the story there.


She brings a refreshing honesty to her genre, and even transcends the YA category. We get a little more detail on Kurra as well as Imrian culture, and I liked seeing more of what it felt for Amber to be split between two planets, not sure where she belongs.

She likes to keep to herself, and to her art. The Children’s Book Council.

Her website is www.