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Most Helpful Favorable Review

19 out of 19 people found this review helpful.

Thought provoking and inspiring--Great read!!

This story was wonderful. Lois Lowry has a certain way of making the reader think deeper into life and what is important therein. I became interested in this book because of my love for Lowry's "Giver" which I read over, and over again! These books are aimed for adolesc...
This story was wonderful. Lois Lowry has a certain way of making the reader think deeper into life and what is important therein. I became interested in this book because of my love for Lowry's "Giver" which I read over, and over again! These books are aimed for adolescents/young adults, but I think that they are extremely appealing to adults as well. (I wish Lowry would take the endeavor into a full-length novel! It would be such a treat!)

posted by DaniO21 on May 11, 2012

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Most Helpful Critical Review

12 out of 16 people found this review helpful.

Not as good as the giver, but almost there

I read the giver in middle school and it left a deep mark on my life, so much so that I remember and love it almost 8 years later. Though this book starts of great, it faltered through the final pages. I really enjoyed re-exploring the community in the first part of thi...
I read the giver in middle school and it left a deep mark on my life, so much so that I remember and love it almost 8 years later. Though this book starts of great, it faltered through the final pages. I really enjoyed re-exploring the community in the first part of this novel, but the ending was too strange and far-fetched for me (with talks if magic and yadayada, felt like I was reading Harry Potter). For this reason I give it 3 stars. It was promising, but left me dissapointed in the end.

posted by 8515587 on October 7, 2012

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 25, 2012

    Long wondered but disappointed.

    I long wondered what happened to Jonas and Gabe once they escaped. I was excited when I began reading. . .The story told from the birthmothers' viewpoint. . . Interesting and exciting. Quickly I found the links from the other books and couldn't stop reading, but the ending was a let down. Everything built towards the moment where Gabe had to save his mother but the encounter with the Trademaster was lacking and abrupt. Just though for a final book it would have been more satisfying. Kind of a let down.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 30, 2013

    Uhhh

    It was okay, but the giver was a LOT better. Ughhh now i have to take an exam on it for lieracy

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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