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Shade's Children - Garth Nix
Shade's Children
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The Key to SurvivalRests in the Hands ofShade's Children In a futuristic urban wasteland, evil Overlords have decreed that no child shall live a day past his fourteenth birthday. On that Sad Birthday, the child is the object of an obscene harvest resulting in the construction of a machinelike... show more
The Key to SurvivalRests in the Hands ofShade's Children In a futuristic urban wasteland, evil Overlords have decreed that no child shall live a day past his fourteenth birthday. On that Sad Birthday, the child is the object of an obscene harvest resulting in the construction of a machinelike creature whose sole purpose is to kill. The mysterious Shade -- once a man, but now more like the machines he fights -- recruits the few children fortunate enough to escape. With luck, cunning, and skill, four of Shade's children come closer than any to discovering the source of the Overlords' power -- and the key to their downfall. But the closer the children get, the more ruthless Shade seems to become ...
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780064471961 (0064471969)
Publisher: HarperTeen
Pages no: 345
Edition language: English
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Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
2.0 Shade's Children by Garth Nix
bookshelves: fraudio, tbr-busting-2014, published-1997, young-adult, sci-fi, gorefest, dystopian, skim-through, summer-2014 Read from August 14, 2013 to July 08, 2014 narrated by Charles CarrolDescription: In a futuristic urban wasteland, evil Overlords have decreed that no child shall live a d...
Angel Martinez - Writer, Reader, Woman about town
Angel Martinez - Writer, Reader, Woman about town rated it
5.0 Shade's Children
Yes. I'm reviewing a YA book. (Picture me sticking my tongue out at anyone who has a problem with this.)I've read a lot of YA as an adult, partly because of my own child, who liked to have me read the same books to discuss them, and partly because I like YA SFF. There's often an honesty, a pared dow...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
0.0 Shade's Children
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Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it
4.0 Shade's Children
In a world where death usually comes at 14, where a group of strange monsters created from the bodies of these children fight for a group of masters, some rebels try to fight. With the help of the elusive Shade who exists only as a virtual entity but his motives are suspect. Can the four friend su...
Nannah's Bookbox
Nannah's Bookbox rated it
4.0 Shade's Children
This was an enjoyable book! I wish I knew more about the Overlords and how they got there and everything about that, but it was still a good book to read.Also, I got bothered that Gold-Eye's character seemed to fade as the story went on. He seemed less of a "character" and more of a vessel for plo...
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