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The Compound

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

36 out of 40 people found this review helpful.

allnighter!!!

I just couldnt put this one down. Looking for something to quench my insatiable thirst after the hunger games trilogy, the maze runner and ender's game--this one did it! Very well written. Short enough and quick enough in plot development to keep any reader's attention...
I just couldnt put this one down. Looking for something to quench my insatiable thirst after the hunger games trilogy, the maze runner and ender's game--this one did it! Very well written. Short enough and quick enough in plot development to keep any reader's attention at all times, and yet chock full of enough detail to paint a full and everlasting picture without getting bogged down in it. A satisfying quick fix for a newly addicted sci-fi/fantasy/future dystopic society junkie!

posted by 9041297 on May 10, 2011

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Most Helpful Critical Review

14 out of 55 people found this review helpful.

worst book of my LIFE!

okay so ive read a LOT of books in my life. not to brag or anything. and ill take a lot of odd ideas and diction. But this book here... its honestly the second worst book ive read in my life. the grammar was terrible to the point i rarely knew what the author was trying...
okay so ive read a LOT of books in my life. not to brag or anything. and ill take a lot of odd ideas and diction. But this book here... its honestly the second worst book ive read in my life. the grammar was terrible to the point i rarely knew what the author was trying to convey, and many of the ideas weren't explained like the "supplements". Also i dont know about the rest of ya'll but i like when the main character is half-way decent. I mean faults are okay, but dang! All the children have cringworthy attitudes! When i first got it i was excited. By the third chapter i was confused. Bodeen has a lot of work to do as an author. Do not waste your money on this book.

posted by booknerdette123 on January 30, 2010

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  • Posted January 30, 2010

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    worst book of my LIFE!

    okay so ive read a LOT of books in my life. not to brag or anything. and ill take a lot of odd ideas and diction. But this book here... its honestly the second worst book ive read in my life. the grammar was terrible to the point i rarely knew what the author was trying to convey, and many of the ideas weren't explained like the "supplements". Also i dont know about the rest of ya'll but i like when the main character is half-way decent. I mean faults are okay, but dang! All the children have cringworthy attitudes! When i first got it i was excited. By the third chapter i was confused. Bodeen has a lot of work to do as an author. Do not waste your money on this book.

    14 out of 55 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 28, 2011

    Haven't read much.

    I started this book, hoping it was good. It takes a long time to get to the point, but it really gets interesting. It's kind of disgusting about the mom's milk from her breasts, the supplements, and the cloning, but that's where I stopped. I'm not sure if I should go on; it's not really my type of book, you know?

    3 out of 12 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted August 28, 2011

    Skip it

    Illogical; crossed the line from thrilling to plain gross; inappropriate for children

    3 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 19, 2012

    Hii

    Okay so im torn on getting this book or not becuz i read some reviews that said it was gross and innapropriate, and some that said it was a must read. Im 12 and am kind of scared to buy it...any thoughts??

    2 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 21, 2013

    Started off slow couldnt get into it

    Boring.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 4, 2013

    MYLA13 HAS ADVICE. READ THIS ALL? PLEASE

    I gave it a one becuase i have know idea what this book is about. Is this a good book? Oh and if you need friendship, school, or family issues. I can help because i have a twin amd three brothers. So i know what to do or how to handle it. Sometimes i get mad @ my sister. You know. Someone tell me if i should read this book. Does anyone have a lendme version becuase i do not want to buy it. Thanx
    Myla jacobs
    ( go to chasing redbird or boost becuase i will be there also)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 4, 2012

    HELP!

    What age is it recommended for?
    If it was a movie what would its ratings be?

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  • Posted August 29, 2011

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    No good

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted June 18, 2011

    HELP!

    Im still considering buying this book. Some people are saying that it was an amazing book. But others think that it's ddry and boring. Should i get this book? Im eleven and i read the gardener by this author and LOVED it and heard about this one. Any advise?

    0 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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