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As I Wake

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

Great New Dystopian

As I Wake is an amazing dystopian set between worlds of here and a future rife with authority and segregation.

A girl named Ava wakes up in a room in a hospital with a woman who says she is her mother. Ava remembers nothing, but she soon finds she has forgotten ever...
As I Wake is an amazing dystopian set between worlds of here and a future rife with authority and segregation.

A girl named Ava wakes up in a room in a hospital with a woman who says she is her mother. Ava remembers nothing, but she soon finds she has forgotten everything, or maybe it was all taken away.
Returning to school instead of being experimented on in a research facility Ava soon finds herself remembering ghosts of her past, and yet finding them in these people of the present.

It is like a futuristic parallel universe that is meeting in Ava's mind as she soon finds she has no idea where she is or what has or is becoming of her. As memories find their way into her present state, Ava soon realizes she has lost so much more than anyone bargained for, yet she soon also finds that she holds a great wealth in her mind that is coming back to her.

When her past intertwines more with her present, Ava soon finds many people she thought she lost coming and finding her, and yet danger is ever present.

What really captured me in As I Wake was the story itself, what happens when we find ourselves lost and forgotten, but soon realize that there is something much larger than us going around and we are but a small but vital part is a vast scheme of things. As Ava's character remembers another world she was in I love the great world building and plotting that went into the other place. When the people from her previous life intersect in her present, it is great the way they are vague in their past but soon discovering so much in the present.

Elizabeth Scott has created a rich and twisting story that will captivate readers and keep them on the edge of their seat as the events in As I Wake unfold.

posted by terilhack on November 3, 2011

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Most Helpful Critical Review

3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

Not one of Scott's best

I was very excited about As I Wake because everytime I read one of Elizbeth Scott's books it becomes my new favorite. This is the exception. I felt that the book starts off very confusing & ends up still leaving me a bit confused. She could have gone so much further ...
I was very excited about As I Wake because everytime I read one of Elizbeth Scott's books it becomes my new favorite. This is the exception. I felt that the book starts off very confusing & ends up still leaving me a bit confused. She could have gone so much further with the story. The characters were underdeveloped & the story just did not feel competed to me. I wish there were actual explenations for what was going on or how it was done to her. I would not recommend this but I would recommend any other book by Scott

posted by bobbles918 on November 17, 2011

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 17, 2011

    Not one of Scott's best

    I was very excited about As I Wake because everytime I read one of Elizbeth Scott's books it becomes my new favorite. This is the exception. I felt that the book starts off very confusing & ends up still leaving me a bit confused. She could have gone so much further with the story. The characters were underdeveloped & the story just did not feel competed to me. I wish there were actual explenations for what was going on or how it was done to her. I would not recommend this but I would recommend any other book by Scott

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted November 3, 2011

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    Great New Dystopian

    As I Wake is an amazing dystopian set between worlds of here and a future rife with authority and segregation.

    A girl named Ava wakes up in a room in a hospital with a woman who says she is her mother. Ava remembers nothing, but she soon finds she has forgotten everything, or maybe it was all taken away.
    Returning to school instead of being experimented on in a research facility Ava soon finds herself remembering ghosts of her past, and yet finding them in these people of the present.

    It is like a futuristic parallel universe that is meeting in Ava's mind as she soon finds she has no idea where she is or what has or is becoming of her. As memories find their way into her present state, Ava soon realizes she has lost so much more than anyone bargained for, yet she soon also finds that she holds a great wealth in her mind that is coming back to her.

    When her past intertwines more with her present, Ava soon finds many people she thought she lost coming and finding her, and yet danger is ever present.

    What really captured me in As I Wake was the story itself, what happens when we find ourselves lost and forgotten, but soon realize that there is something much larger than us going around and we are but a small but vital part is a vast scheme of things. As Ava's character remembers another world she was in I love the great world building and plotting that went into the other place. When the people from her previous life intersect in her present, it is great the way they are vague in their past but soon discovering so much in the present.

    Elizabeth Scott has created a rich and twisting story that will captivate readers and keep them on the edge of their seat as the events in As I Wake unfold.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 12, 2013

    This book was confusing. I thought it was going to be a pretty c

    This book was confusing. I thought it was going to be a pretty cool book, because her previous ones, but this one wasn't that good. The only reason I finished the book was to see if it got any better, or offered some sort of explaination for everything but it never did. The book would have been a lot better if she would have gone into more detail and explained things more.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 6, 2012

    It was very confusing

    I usually love books that give you something to think about but this one has left me downright confused.

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  • Posted April 1, 2012

    it was a struggle to keep reading, held my interest just enough

    it was a struggle to keep reading, held my interest just enough to keep going. the ending was very fitting

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 7, 2012

    It's okay?

    It is a bit confusing in the beginning. Especially when she sees old memories. Only problem is there are quite a few typing errors. Otherwise the book is okay. Not any action or adventure or anything interesting.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 20, 2012

    An okay read.

    The book.could have used more explanations and details. It was definitely different.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 5, 2012

    Review by Khal

    For MLPF Blog: It was........interesting and certainly different. At first the writing style threw me off but it added to the Dystopian and mysterious effect. Up to now, 5 hours after reading it, I dont quite understand. Did she die at the end? What really happened to her in the first place? It would have been nice if the author had explained it a bit more. 3.5 stars.

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