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Ruins (Pathfinder Series #2)

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

5 out of 10 people found this review helpful.

THIS SERIESE IS AMAZIMG

I wish this book had a better circulation rate because i has a hard time finding the title of this book. But is is still a wonderfully complex storyline

posted by 8294734 on October 8, 2011

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2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

A sequel is a sequel

I enjoyed reading this book, but it was not as fresh or original as the first one. I have always appreciated Orson Scott Card's creativity and strategic thinking in his writing, and the time travel component is intriguing. However, Ruins felt a little misdirected and co...
I enjoyed reading this book, but it was not as fresh or original as the first one. I have always appreciated Orson Scott Card's creativity and strategic thinking in his writing, and the time travel component is intriguing. However, Ruins felt a little misdirected and confusing-- sometimes getting muddled in emotional conflicts, sometimes doubling back over and over in a noxious spin of time travel entanglements. Pathfinder had more strength and clarity. While I still liked reading Ruins, I would have liked it to be a little less like a sequel and more of a powerful continuation of an already remarkable story.

posted by somethinglikezeal on November 27, 2012

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 2, 2013

    Interesting but full of ramblings

    The themes and plot points of this sequel are as interesting as the first book, but for every page of something enjoyabe to read there's two pages of circular, unbelievable dialouge and a focus on petty squabbles that are not needed in the book and give the feel of nothing but filler to triple the books size.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted November 27, 2012

    A sequel is a sequel

    I enjoyed reading this book, but it was not as fresh or original as the first one. I have always appreciated Orson Scott Card's creativity and strategic thinking in his writing, and the time travel component is intriguing. However, Ruins felt a little misdirected and confusing-- sometimes getting muddled in emotional conflicts, sometimes doubling back over and over in a noxious spin of time travel entanglements. Pathfinder had more strength and clarity. While I still liked reading Ruins, I would have liked it to be a little less like a sequel and more of a powerful continuation of an already remarkable story.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 23, 2014

    Hunters bio

    Name:hunter, age 16, appearance: he is a ginder, persolity, not o trusting at first

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 14, 2013

    Ok but not the best

    This was a good book but I didn't like the ending. It also seemed like it was sooo boring. It took me forever to read!

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted December 7, 2012

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    Posted October 29, 2012

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