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by Patrick Ness
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Kaethe
Kaethe rated it 1 year ago
12/31/16Nothing else was really grabbing me, you know? I saw an ad for the film Monsters of Men, which brought me to Ness and thinking it's been too long since I read it, because when I was recommending the series to Natasha as truly excellent sci fi, I couldn't remember much except lots of twists i...
Url Phantomhive
Url Phantomhive rated it 4 years ago
The New World is a short story that's set before the start of The Knife of Never Letting Go (the first book in the Chaos Walking series). I think however, that you will enjoy this short story better after reading (at least a part) of the trilogy before reading The New World. You can also read my rev...
JulieHasMoved
JulieHasMoved rated it 5 years ago
After reading #2.5 I am reducing the rating on this one just a little. Most definitely not enough...but some beautiful insight regardless. Love getting some of Bradley as well. :)
A Gandy Girl
A Gandy Girl rated it 5 years ago
After reading #2.5 I am reducing the rating on this one just a little. Most definitely not enough...but some beautiful insight regardless. Love getting some of Bradley as well. :)
 Stacia in Progress
Stacia in Progress rated it 6 years ago
So I'm working on a group challenge over the next few months where we are picking up unfinished series. It's been a while since I've read book 1, so I figured that taking in this prequel short might refresh my mind. It did, but now I'm unsure if this is the series I want to continue with.Decisions,...
AH@BadassBookReviews
AH@BadassBookReviews rated it 8 years ago
*wipes tears*I now have Hope.What a wonderful start to a series. Young Viola is traveling with her parents to settle a New World. Viola is not happy about her family being chosen to be the first on this world, but she is making do. I enjoyed how the story flipped back and forth to Viola's life befor...
Will's Reading List
Will's Reading List rated it 8 years ago
This short story is a brief but valuable introduction to the eerie tone and uncomfortable tension that characterizes the Chaos Walking series. It's also a refresher for those who haven't reads the series all the way through, and reminded me of how grim The Knife of Never Letting Go felt while readi...
futurista
futurista rated it 50 years ago
This is a prequel that will leave you rapidly turning pages and immediately wanting more. After generations of space travel, a family takes a first look at the world that their ancestors had set out to settle. Why did the original settlers never contact their home world? Are they down on the planet?...
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