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The Summer Prince - Alaya Dawn Johnson
The Summer Prince
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Format: kindle
ASIN: B00B925W42
Publisher: Arthur A. Levine Books
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
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Muccamukk
Muccamukk rated it
4.0 The Summer Prince
Fast read and very enjoyable. The plot is completely engaging, and though it wasn't exactly unpredictable, it certainly kept me glued to the screen.The world building was great (though I understand that the Brazilian cultural details weren't what they might have been) with the low-high tech city of ...
Nannah's Bookbox
Nannah's Bookbox rated it
5.0 The Summer Prince
Wow.This looks like a little novel, but it's 289 pages packed full of character development, race relations, good LGBT representation, discussions on classism, the difference in thinking between generations, corrupt politics, etc. etc. etc. It's such a powerful and beautiful book that I'm not even s...
MulticulturalJunkie
MulticulturalJunkie rated it
0.0 Just didnt connect to this matriarchal society of a furutistic Brazil
First and foremost, I should mention I did not finish this book. I do not think it is fair to rate a book based on number of stars, when I did not in fact finish it, so unless I am forced to, this review is unrated. I wasnt able to finish the book because I was disappointed in the book. I must adm...
William's Book Blog
William's Book Blog rated it
4.0 The Summer Prince (Nebula/Andre Norton shortlist).
While not free of the tropes of the genre, this book manages to rise above them, striking a mood that is reminiscent of A Wizard of Earthsea, while being utterly different in so many respects. June, the protagonist, lives in a post-apocalyptic matriarchy, situated in Brazil. She is a talented art...
Kidliterate
Kidliterate rated it
5.0 The Summer Prince by Alaya Dawn Johnson
Why did I wait so long to read this absolutely magnificent book? Why, why, why? Definitely upper YA (sex) and definitely crossover into adult. It's a futuristic fantasy set in a dystopian Brazil, and it's gorgeously written and features one of the most complex heroines of recent memory. Read this no...
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