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It is being developed for film by Ridley Scott. She also has a lot to learn about the negative side of people skills as well–understanding deception and manipulation–Young cleverly explores both aspects of Saba’s deficit. I agree with other reviewers who argue that the first half of this book is much more solid than the latter half.

An Indonesian boy and an American girl are brought together after a devastating tsunami in South East Asia. At first, Saba seemed like she was going to be a whiny, exasperating protagonist.

This same king is the one who sent the four cloaked horsemen, known as the Tonton, to kidnap Lugh.

Blood Red Road (Dust Lands, #1) by Moira Young

I think this is one of the main reasons why I love to read dystopia. They talk to each other like girls talk. It’s riddled with mistakes and some dustlamds it doesn’t make any sense. Over all the little sister was a pain in the ass that didn’t impress me in the slightest. Surely a movie waiting to be made. Because this book has everything that will keep anyone, whether a reader or movie-goer, hooked: As the story progresses, you see Saba grow into an individual person and not just one half of a twin.


People who like books with a fantastic setting. Aug 12, Limonessa rated it it was ok Recommended to Limonessa by: She loves her brother so much and she’d die before she gave up on finding him.

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It was a refreshingly quick take-off too. I love dystopians not bas Alright. Everyone needs read this now. View all 23 comments. The story includes a strong set of secondary characters that dustlande very well developed. And none of the other women in the book are any less, either. After seeing all the wonderful reviews of this book, I was excited to see it appear at my doorstep, and I didn’t wait long to dive into it.

View company contact information. Thrilling fights for survival – gone. She was a stubborn naive girl. On the top of that she is selfish and stubborn. In short, Blood Red Road was a fun intense read that I enjoyed very much. Part of my harsh review may be because I was hyped up for this book and after reading it, I discovered it to be a big let down.

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Of course, there are more than a few hints dropped in this book to pave the way for the next–a common symptom dustkands sequelitis. Just give me The Fellowship of the Ring set in Mordor without the overly burdensome description or any of the fantastical beings. In a way, I like this.

There are many great people in this book. Instinct isn’t going to b,ood you alive. All Sparks- Editors All sparks will burn out in the end. Also, the writing style did not help, there are a lot of spelling mistakes and grammatical mistakes.


Blood Red Road

But her 9-year-old sister, Emmi, won’t be left behind. Lugh does the thinking.

Surprisingly, instead of being annoyed with Saba, these character traits made her look more human in my eyes not some idealized unrealistic saint. View all 21 comments.

Some people might not like the way the author chose to portray her prose, but I enjoyed it. Saba’s Pa can read the stars and he sees djstlands things he doesn’t like. The second half is still well-paced, but is diluted by rather predictable plot twists and formulaic romantic back and forth.

Be dusglands first to review this title. The words in this one spells like how they would sound like for example: But you get used to it very quickly and the words just fly by after that. Incredibly roar and grossly entertaining, Blood Red Road sends us on a journey full of bumps and scrapes that will leave your heart pounding with energy.

There are a lot of characters from the good ones and the bad ones.

Lugh is thinking his Dad is full of hogwash, but one day a storm comes. Why and where he is taken, Saba doesn’t know, but she is determined to do everything she can to find and rescue him. I read a short excerpt beforehand, and in turn, I had absolutely no problems getting into the story right away.

I do think that first book is worth reading. View all 31 comments.