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The poor are barely provided an adequate supply of oxygen to live. The problem with giving a simple answer to fix the world’s ills is that this simple beeathe could have been applied to the same problem much earlier. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

She was a developed character, but I simply disliked who she was. Could I Relate to Them? Sprinkled amid fee scenes are brethe few stilted romances. Therefore, the planting and growing of trees anyplace is unlikely. Wouldn’t it had been much easier to have every person all over the world start clippings and planting those clippings when they hit maturity? This book is more an adventure tale than a dystopia.

The concept was mildly interesting, but at no time did I buy it.

Breathe by Sarah Crossan – review

His family can easily afford air for 4 children. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. I was surprised to read another review on here which criticised her Cockney accent characters – to my native ear they were Cornish and Mancunian!

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He made knee-jerk decisions, acted in rude ways and was just cookie-cutter. This particular triangle dumbed down Bea and Quin. Want to tell the world about a book you’ve read? Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Add both to Cart Add both to List. While I realize the author is not a scientist and this is a YA book, I hate when problems are dumbed down. The execution is great. Crosszn world may be very cold when the sun sets and very warm when the sun rises.


I really feel like I can see the characters and thier surroundings.

In the end, this isn’t a poorly written book, but one where all the pieces are there, but do poorly stitched together that you can tell that the whole is functional but not of very good quality.

However, most of the dystopian novels I’ve read have been more about experimentation and cloning so this was a refreshing new kind of plot. Get to Know Us. Crossan has given us a snapshot of a world that doesn’t give a false tint of hope.

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We start off with them looking for the refugee camp forgot the name of the place ; that journey alone takes around pages. Now, while you still can.

I thought this 2nd book was just as good as the first. Don’t you just hate logic? They would have had to make the dome air tight, which means there would be a limited amount of soil in the dome. Only Premiums can afford enough oxygen breatje live a normal life, the Auxiliaries must watch their step; most haven’t danced in years. Audible Studios for Bloomsbury.

The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books proclaims it an “action-packed dystopian series opener to watch out for. Here, though, the motivation tends to be more desperation and survival than evil.

But is there truth in what Breathe has told them? After reading both books, I still don’t feel like I fully understood the reasoning the ruling class had to limiting people’s ability to breathe outside its domes, but after reading the frree, I felt I needed to read the second in order to close the various storylines. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. In a turn of events worthy of a soap opera, the psychotic rebel leader killed off in the first book turns out to have an equally crazy sister who leads another faction of rebels.


So, what was good about the book? There is a ftee available now but I am still undecided on whether I’ll bother continuing – not because Breathe was ‘bad’ but because I’m not sufficiently driven or invested enough. She has her own compound and is the sister of the girl at the former Grove can’t remember her name.

By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Page 1 of 1 Start Over Cdossan 1 of 1. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Set up a giveaway. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. I am nreathe to break rules for her and follow her, because she has pretty green eyes and spoke to me condescendingly ONCE. The pace left some characters forced to be less than subtle, but again, the interesting characterization was of frse rank and file.

Alina’s partner is exposed during an excursion to get clippings from a tree.