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Enclave (Enclave Series #1)

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

32 out of 35 people found this review helpful.

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All I can say is WOW! I received this book as a gift and thought I would start it in the evening. I took a peak and somehow lost the rest of my day. (In a good way) Thank you Ms. Ann Aguirre.

I haven't read a book set in a post apocalyptic society. Nor have I read YA...
All I can say is WOW! I received this book as a gift and thought I would start it in the evening. I took a peak and somehow lost the rest of my day. (In a good way) Thank you Ms. Ann Aguirre.

I haven't read a book set in a post apocalyptic society. Nor have I read YA books in a while.

What I liked about this book:
1)Deuce. The book is in her POV. She a strong, fierce and loyal Huntress. She has always lived her life underground and trained to be a Huntress since she was a brat. After getting paired with Fade, an older boy and Hunter, she begins to question whether the Elders in the enclave are keeping things from them. She sticks up for her friend and gets exiled along with Fade. She has the will of a Huntress but the heart of a Breeder.
2)Fade. He comes to the enclave partly starved and slightly feral. He is an outsider so he is never accepted by the people of the enclave. He is mysterious,strong and thoughtful. He always has Deuce's back whether she likes it or not.
3)The subtle hints of a love triangle between Deuce, Fade and Stalker. What book is complete without a bit of a love triangle?
4)The Freaks. Can I say that these zombie-like things gave me nightmares? I can still hear the sound of teeth ripping into flesh. I can still see their claw-like hands, razor sharp teeth dripping with blood, and smell death on their breaths.
5)Movie-like description. As I was reading this book, I could almost see it like a movie playing in my head. (Are you listening Hollywood?)
6)The fight scenes with the Freaks and later the gangers. I haven't read a book that has given me this many short bursts of adrenaline or heart palpitations. Ever.

What I didn't like about this book:
1)It left me wanting more. As in, I can't wait for the next book.

posted by RomancingRakes on August 26, 2011

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Most Helpful Critical Review

6 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

Eh

I wish people would stop saying things like "If you liked Hunger Games, you'll love Enclave" because, frankly, there's no comparison. I loved The Hunger Games. Enclave was alright. They really are not the same in many ways at all, except that it's set in a distant futur...
I wish people would stop saying things like "If you liked Hunger Games, you'll love Enclave" because, frankly, there's no comparison. I loved The Hunger Games. Enclave was alright. They really are not the same in many ways at all, except that it's set in a distant future America much different than the one we know now. The concept of Enclave is great. I love the idea of a zombie like plague, underground colonies. It could have been an excellent story. But it most definitely read like a teen novel. It wasn't particularly well written. At times it seems a bit rushed and jumpy. I found it a bit hard to really get into it or love because through nearly every single thing that happened in this book, I found myself wanting and wishing for more. And while left very open ended, I dont feel drawn to read the next in the series. Too bad.

posted by 11688084 on April 28, 2012

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 28, 2014

    Fyre/Steel/Raini

    Good bye...

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 3, 2012

    Ugh...

    I read the description of the book but not the sample. Shoulda smpled it first.... this book is terrible. I didnt even get past chapter 2! Maybe it got better but i dont care and im not going bother tp check

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 29, 2012

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    HEMOGLOBIN

    0 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 20, 2012

    Sounds wierd

    This book sounds like a mix between the "hunger games" and "the city of ember".
    Im afraid to buy it.

    0 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 16, 2011

    Horrible!!!!!!

    I just kept waiting for it to get better but it NEVER DID!!! HORRIBLE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted May 29, 2011

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