But Tender has her own opinion on this point. I think I winced as much as the character did. If the author needs a good editor. She wants to get into the Monster Show and she has an amazing plan with an even more interesting reason behind it. Disclosure: I received a copy of the book in exchange for an honest review.
The many, many references to pop culture are mind-numbing and not at all cleverly done. . And if you hate when books are too similar to Hunger Games or Divergent - just pass by. The book is obviously marketing off the Hunger Games and it actually starts off not that bad. Imagine being a teen, an already emotionally charged age where being accepted by your peers is so important, knowing that being accepted by those in 'authority' can make the difference between life and death. This article is about the cancelled game by.
The plot was intriguing, but the dystopian world full of teenage death via savage games for entertainment wasn't anything super original. I don't know who I am. For example, all the name of some items, objects begin with the letter Z - Zwitter, Zootube, etc. Each year, teens participate in a Ranking Day where they receive their ranks for life, those that gets Monster status participates in The Monster Show. The Snuggly The romance is minimal. Occasionally rarely , you find water, more Retries, ammunition, food, etc.
Well, Decca here is a living proof. It's not executed perfectly, but that doesn't take away from it's overall entertainment value. The pace was also good. Sure, it adopted a common dystopian plot line, where you would battle for your life in an arena and so on and so on, but what captured me was the book's strong setting and really believable culture. Along with the plot itself being a well-done mixture of dystopian key elements, there are also some fun takes on pop culture and history that I found almost amusing as well as being relevant to the story. I got around 60 pages into this book, just under a quarter of the way through a book that comes in at around 250 pages. You know that person who decides then goes back on the decision, only to go back once again? While the world watches will any of them come out and be able to say I am Alive? Leo was such a mystery.
And most important of all, could Decca become the first Ten in Faya ever? When I read the blurb for I Am Alive, it caught my eye immediately. Was this the same book I was reading? Which makes sense since they are trying to fight for their lives. The character's references of the 21st century world was also interesting. The characters are all awesome. She's is pre-ranked to be middle class and seems to be okay with that.
Decca thinks other wise and gets put in the show. Following his escape, Adam learns that Chicago was split apart from the mainland and now a floating island in Lake Michigan. I thought that although it was not oh-I'm-so-in-love-with-you-I'll-do-something-utterly-stupid-for-love's-sake kind of love, I felt that their chemistry was not strong and believable enough, and that it was overall too flat. This is one of the bad ports. Please use a computer for best chat connection cell phones my cause the chat to disconnect unexpectedly. It's a horrible world, but a very entertaining one as well. She slowly becomes the heroine we want.
Add young romantic feelings, feelings of insecurity, rivalry, new feelings of inner strength, resolve, and knowing that it is kill or be killed in a 'game' where there are no winners. Lower your voice, and your dead. And discover a changed human condition, punctuated by distrustful survivors, dangerous armed gangs, and victims in need. A televised game show similar to Surviver, the difference being, The Monster Show is a brutal game that ends with death. From the beginning Decca has surprised me for with her strong personality and each passing time, she got even stronger.
Or stay as the monster? Nothing will stand in her way as she has to makes choices concerning love, life, staying alive, growing up, and finding out who she really is. She's is pre-ranked to be middle class and seems to be okay with I'm a Dystopian nut. I just happened across this book when it was free for a day on amazon and now I'm eagerly anticipating the sequel. Loved every moment of it. The ending is explosive and makes the readers crave for more. This is kind of grammatically correct, but still not understandable. You can either get a number from 5 to 10 which defines what you'll do for the rest of your life or you are declared a monster and thrown into an arena of sorts to survive.