Supermarkets are empty. Malls have shut down. Life has just become more local than we ever knew it could be. Nobody expected the end to. Weyn’s near-future novel avoids many of the traditional dystopian trappings in Empty. Suzanne Weyn, Scholastic Press, $ (p) ISBN. Buy a cheap copy of Empty book by Suzanne Weyn. A dystopic look at what happens to one American town when all the fossil fuels run out Civilization has just.

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The store could have evenly allocated the food, and there would be no fighting. This is an eventuality for anyone that cares to actually look. Maybe the fact that there were roughly 50 other available copies should have tipped me off that this was not a sought-after volume. I felt as if I was learning about oil and what the world would be like rather than reading an actual story The back of the book was more interesting than the whole story.

Apr 07, Abby Johnson rated it it was ok Shelves: Jan 19, Daniel Baker added it. Apparently, there are such things as super hurricanes, which are two separate ones that coalesce together. She teaches part time at City College in New York. So, yes, “Empty” held a lot of promise for me. This book has continuity errors galore. Temperatures are unusually cool, making some think that the seasons might be reversing. The language and narrative style were so simplistic it was hard to get truly interested and the lecturing, the “message” came through so hard and clear that it occasionally nearly turned me off and I’m by and large a supporter suzanns the ideas being promoted here.

The situation deteriorates still further when there is a report of two massive hurricanes barreling toward the eastern United States, which are threatening empy merge into a single super hurricane.

So why does she fail to make this distinction elsewhere in the book? The news weny speak of rising unrest, oil scarcity and the game of thrones that is happening as the world fights over the last oil rich reserves.


I hope another people can have the different ways of thinking and opinion with me: I am not mean this book is bad, I am just say this things from my opinion. For a majority of the novel more focus was given to the personal lives of the characters.

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When that happens, the small town of Sage Valley undergoes major trauma with violence over the availability of gas and the cost. The writing is quite straightforward, the characters are consistent, what sings in this novel is the theme. Suzanne lived pretty close to the ocean and going to Jones Beach was one of her favorite activities Even today, if she goes too long without seeing the ocean, she starts feeling restless. Who is Tom’s girlfriend: Teenagers used to worrying about football and dating are now struggling to survive.

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Also this book was very informational I learned a lot from this book about this world. I hate explaining why a book disappoints me, because I hate being disappointed in books.

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If you absolutely must read this, get it from the library. Another reason why the world needs to change its ways is because vital resources are running out.

Oct 23, Seth rated it did not like it. Interest in the book: Read this review at Smash Attack Reads! There’s also a Hispanic kid who lives in a trailer. Smpty 09, Avery rated it liked it.

Buy a hybrid, shorten your showers, walk to school, etc. According to the book we have 6 years till total collapse! I think the author simply tried to accomplish too much in pages. Even now, the world is finding out that some supplies are less accessible, and is trying to find alternate energy sources.

The story isn’t really based on characters but the key issue of oil. I get the impression that in this case, they ran spell check and decided it emptty good to go. He left him a sailboat.

Empty had van mij nog veel langer mogen duren! The writing in this novel is atrocious – major plot points are “summarized” at the ends of each chapter with newspaper articles that sound fake, unrealistic, and rushed – as if the author couldn’t be bothered to edit them properly before going to print.


I think that kids who read it may learn some things about how oil is used that they might not have realized before, so it might have classroom applications.

Empty by Suzanne Weyn (a Peak Oil Novel for Young Readers)

The second evidence is on the page To change this data, submit a Change epmty Address request, or contact your local library for assistance. I recommend this book to people who aren’t very interested in the story but rather the facts stated. Suanne think this book is very romantic but not so suspense.

I wish I could like it more. Well i choose this book to read because i thought it looked interesting and it was it looked like it was a well writen book and i liked it.

When the near east, Canada and Alaska run out of oil- the US declares war on Argentina to force opening of new oil fields for our use. In this world where people had to live their daily lives without oil, they couldn’t get to work anymore so many were fired or laid off which left them with no money.

Apr 04, Joe rated it liked it. As those familiar with the science and economics of oil production are aware, no oil-producing region ever runs totally dry, because the amount that is profitable or even possible to recover is only a fraction of what exists in suzwnne. Feb 09, Sue Moro rated it did not like it Shelves: Will the town suzannd able to pull out of this struggle? Gwens’ house burns down as her brother stashed all the stolen gasoline in their house and she is left on her own so social services will not pick her up and put her in a home.