Publish date: October 1st 2010
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Pages no: 192
Edition language: English
Yet another example of "promising premise, shoddy execution". Examples of the writing in this book: "he was a football player, not a thinker" "she felt a fireball of happiness" If that seems like good writing to you, by all means, go for it. Otherwise, move along.
a little too pat. . .
This is a book set in future not so far from the present where oil is severely running out and due to the chain of events that follow the lives of the residents of Sage Valley and Marietta must change in order to survive. The story follows the lives of three teens. Tom, a football player from an ave...
This book had a lot of potential. I really enjoyed the premise of the book, where the world's oil is depleting. Overall, I was disappointed with the book. I felt that it focused too much on juvenile love triangles and not enough on the plot.
When I read the summary of this novel I was very excited and could not wait to get started reading it. At first the characters were interesting and I liked how the setting was not vastly different from our current world. However, this story seemed to just keep strolling along. I felt no suspense or ...