Across the Universe
Across the Universe Amy has left the life she loves for a world 300 years away Trapped in space and frozen in time, Amy is bound for a new planet. But fifty years before she's due to arrive, she is violently woken, the victim of an attempted murder. Now Amy's lost on board and nothing makes sense... show more
Across the Universe Amy has left the life she loves for a world 300 years away Trapped in space and frozen in time, Amy is bound for a new planet. But fifty years before she's due to arrive, she is violently woken, the victim of an attempted murder. Now Amy's lost on board and nothing makes sense - she's never felt so alone. Yet someone is waiting for her. Full description
Publish date: 2011-03-03
Pages no: 416
Edition language: English
*Very minor spoilers in first paragraph* "Frexing" -the world's oldest past-time and the favored activity of all of the Feeders that live on the spaceship Godspeed, when the "Season" is active. And I don't mean the social season for high society. I'm talking about the scheduled mating season on G...
I read this because I'm looking for books that have religiously motivated missions to the stars, and the ship in question is called the Godspeed. Alas, it does not fit my criterion; Godspeed is just a name. The plot is murder mystery on a generation ship, so it's sort of the ultimate locked room sce...
This book was really enjoyable. I enjoyed reading it, the concept was really interesting and it was full of mystery. Stil, many things did not work for me. I hated the relationship between Amy and Elder. They get along way too quickly according to me, it seems like they've known each other for ever ...
Title: Across the Universe Author: Beth Revis Genre: Young Adult, Science Fiction, Romance Rating: 3 Stars Description/Synopsis: Seventeen-year-old Amy joins her parents as frozen cargo aboard the vast spaceship Godspeed and expects to awaken on a new planet, three hundred years in the future. ...
Although I saw some of the twists coming, I did not see them all. I'm actually not sure I ever read a book set on a spaceship before, so this was interesting. The characters were interesting and I felt bad for Amy in particular. She ended up in a pretty awful situation and had a lot of trouble han...