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5 to 1 - Holly Bodger
5 to 1
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Format: paperback
Edition language: English
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Lexxie @ (un)Conventional Bookworms
Lexxie @ (un)Conventional Bookworms rated it
2.5 ★★½ Review: 5 to 1 by Holly Bodger
5 to 1 by Holly Bodger Published by Knopf Books for Young Readers on 12 May 2015 Genres: Dystopian Pages: 244 Format: Kindle Source: Kindle Purchase Reading Challenges: 2016 Dystopia Reading Challenge, 2016 HW Challenge In the year 2054, after decades of gender selection, India now has a ratio of...
Manga Maniac Cafe
Manga Maniac Cafe rated it
4.0 5 to 1
4 starsVery fast, compelling read. I enjoyed Sudasa's POV, which was told in free verse. While vague on a lot of details, Bodger's dystopian East Asian country rewarded families for having girls, instead of the old system that placed boys on pedestals and often led to female infanticide. With the...
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3.0 5 to 1
I was super-excited to read this book, but I was a little disappointed when I finished it. 5 to 1 is set in a futuristic Indian society. There are five boys for every one girl, so when a girl turns seventeen, a group of boys compete for the chance to marry her. It’s basically a dystopian version o...
Chapter by Chapter
Chapter by Chapter rated it
4.0 5 to 1 by Holly Bodger
The synopsis of 5 to 1 by Holly Bodger really drew me in to wanting to read it. And to be honest, I really didn’t know how I was going to feel! The story is broken down into 2 point of views, Sudasa and Kiran. Not only is it broken down to provide to different voices to the story, but the way in whi...
My Never Ending List
My Never Ending List rated it
4.5 5 to 1
Told in different perspective, I wasn’t expecting the outcome that I received in the end. This ending was original, refreshing and stunning, I truly enjoyed it. Sudasa’s viewpoint is told in verse and it was entertaining to see the author play with some of the words as she positioned them on the pag...
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