Homeland meets Marie Lu’s Legend in Blackout, which #1 New York Times bestselling author Ally Condie called “a thrilling combination of Wells’s trademark twi. Laura and Alec are trained terrorists. Jack and Aubrey are high school students. There was no reason for them to ever meet. But now, a. Blackout. Robison Wells. BookPage review by Angela Leeper. Web Exclusive – October 03, After three weeks of nonstop terrorist attacks.

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What a marvelous cast and ensemble! Our mission is to to help libraries serving teens and anyone who cares about teens and to foster a community of professional development and resource sharing by providing quality information, discussions, book reviews and more. And how did they go about imprisoning every teenager in the country in a matter of days without much retaliation from anybody inside or out, including the parents?

Although YA blacoout her current favorite she has a wide variety of genres that she enjoys. Contact us for more information. Aubrey and Jack turn themselves ribison and are then recruited to find Alec again after Russia invades Alaska.

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There was sort of a mini bomb dropped at the end, and I’m really curious to see how it develops in the second book! Was it only happening in the U.


Sincethe website currently has compiled over recaps for over series. The blog posts in between the chapters were secret messages from Alec, stating what their next target should be.

I wasn’t as enthused about Laura and Alec’s ego. I definitely think we felt wellz same concerning the way many portions of this book were handled. Latest posts by Giselle see all. Mild spoilers may follow. Read the full review at A Reader of Robsion. Actual rating – 3. Jan 23, Elevetha rated it it was ok Recommends it for: Jack was just a genuinely good guy and it was interesting to see him dealing with the initial onset of his abilities.

Review: Blackout by Robison Wells

Laura and Alec are trained terrorists. I am hoping we get some serious answers in the next book. He’s just one of those guys who is genuinely really, really nice. DNF around pages; it’s fine, but not really remarkable.

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He realises they are part of the terrorist organisation. It was all blackmail.

This book felt very X-Men-esque. Enter your email address to subscribe to blackoit blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. I would recommend this book to all people.

Sep 04, Mykia rated it it was ok Shelves: And the blackmail did in no way require Aubrey to treat Jack like he didn’t exist. Per contra, we have three teen trained terrorists. Click here for the latest Fresh Bh So teens that do have powers are not truly as free as those teens that do no have powers.


Other books in the series. Written with amazing originality, Robison Wells provides the literature world with the perfect book that reflects the times. Refresh and try again. Nov 23, Zoe rated it it was ok Shelves: Haley YA-Aholic October 1st, It’s about super powers.

He provides readers with a chillingly balanced novel that does a great job of making you think about the future throughout the entire novel. View all 10 comments. However as the story unravelled; Aubrey faces some heart-racing events, I could see her character changing to a much more stable level. Aman October 2nd, It sucks because the summary of the book sounds good. Also, I find it hard to believe that all of the parents in the US would be fine with the government rounding up their kids and taking them off to military installations.