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So while my complaints stand, it’s quite possible I disengaged fro I want to remind people before I write this review that my opinion here is subjective. Her best friend is running an investigation of government conspiracies for an underground website, whispering about secret programs and even. The Children’s Book Council. Reese and David then decide to discover what else happened in the 27 days and whatever maoinda is that is hidden from the public. The first book is about a co-dependent relationship between two best friends, one of whom has a crush on the other.

Since then the topic has fascinated me, so when I saw the premise for Adaptation I knew I had to read it. Everyone knows the world will never be the same. The car flips over.

This added to the story, in my opinion. There’s still some stuff with all that to be resolved in the next book, obviously. She happens on to or gets dragged along to or kidnapped off to places where plot-relevant things are happening, and I think that this lack of an overarcing goal or mission for Reese has a lot to do with why the story feels so disjointed. Reese and her debate team partner and longtime crush David are in Arizona when it happens. October Learn how and when to remove this template message.

Hey, at least they’re glittery. Adaptation – Discussion 1 5 Oct 29, Chapman waits to board their flight but adaotation got awry because of birds crashing on planes.

Part love story, part thriller, part sci fi, Adaptation is a great young adult page-turner that keeps you guessing and packs a lot of excitement! So while my complaints stand, it’s quite possible I disengaged from the book for personal reasons. Click here for instructions on how to enable JavaScript in your browser. Right after reading Adaptation and raving about it, however, I was warned by another book blogger that the second book was slower. Reese’s best friend, Julian, also discusses his intersecting identities, about not being Black enough for some and not Jewish enough for others, and how being gay also exacerbates the issue.


I read this first semester of 8th grade, right before I started questioning, and I vaguely remember having a strong reaction to the fact that two girls were kissing. This is exactly the type of story I loved reading in late middle school and early high school. She feels rather lost in the Academy as she works through her last year, knowing that her father will marry her off for political gain one way or another, and that she is running out of time.

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But what does develop between the near-Sage and growing-Warrior is still beautiful, often humorous, and real. There were plenty of elements I thought should have been appealing, but I kept getting thrown out by the characters being flat, flat, flat.

I would pause between chapters to curse before jumping back into the story. At its core, this book is about a toxic friendship, and how these types of friendships can shape who we are and the things we do. Malinda Lo took what happened a couple of years ago give or takegave it a little twist of X-Files and went with it.


A Review—Huntress by Malinda Lo. Since the book has yet to be released, I will refrain from any spoilers and give a more broad opinion with the intention of exciting other people about the storyline. If their first kiss had been a frwe awkward, that was gone now. InMalinda Lo co-founded Diversity in YAa website and book tour to promote and celebrate diverse representations in young adult literature, with fellow young adult author Cindy Pon.

When Reese unexpectedly collides with the beautiful Amber Gray, her search for the truth is forced in an entirely new direction—and threatens to expose a vast global conspiracy that the government has worked malinds decades to keep secret.

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She notices that she’s different after her mysterious adsptation stay but writes it off as a result of her severe concussion. Both of these things are totally underwhelming. And a gay, black, Jewish conspiracy theorist that started out like the iconic line from “Kingsman”! What does Reese believe about adaptatiin Waking up a month later, Reese finds that she and David have weird new abilities and are being stalked by the malinxa, and also by someone who is not the government… Um… not sure if my above summary really describes this book that well.


It just so happens that both books have the same characters. The only way I malinnda make myself accept the hurried pace of their relationship is by a bit of theorizing and this will take place under the spoiler tags. When we finally got back to it, it felt thrown together and confusing We meet them in alternate POV chapters.

Birds have caused four planes all over the country to crash for some mysterious reason. I was so interested to pick up a bisexual sci-fi teen book, but this is actually how all books should be written: Can she forgive herself? Soon, it becomes clear that cree disastrous has happened all across the continent. Even putting the weird pacing and the lack of agency and the fractured feel of the story as a whole aside, the writing is malinfa bad.

I rather liked how it was Malinda addresses a lesbian relationship in this novel. The story ends on an intriguing cliffhanger, and depending on how the next book plays out, it could very well redeem what currently reads as weak story development. With David in tow, the doctors tell her she has been healed completely even though the extent of her injuries were so massive, her scars have shown up all over her body.

A what’s going on with those birds?! Across North America, flocks of birds hurl themselves into airplanes, causing at least a dozen to crash. Preview — Adaptation by Malinda Lo.

Michelle Yes, definitely, and it’s relevant to the plot, not just a subplot. The very beginning was pretty good, so I’m going to leave it at 2.