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Blood Red Road an dystopian novel by Moira Young, published in June by Marion Lloyd Books in the UK and Margaret K. McElderry Books in the US. It was Young’s first book and it inaugurated a trilogy under the series title Dust Lands. : Blood Red Road (Dustlands, Book 1) (): Moira Young: Books. : The Dust Lands Trilogy: Blood Red Road; Rebel Heart; Raging Star (): Moira Young: Books.

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Sufficiently hot make-out sessions were greatly appreciated as well. And Tell you to have absolutely no common sense? I’m not feeling dust,ands. Why go through all the trouble of saying the stranger who witnessed Lugh’s birth left before Saba was born if it wasn’t important?

But we only get the minimum. How can a girl, a sheltered one at that, be able to be the champion of cage fighting? Just give me The Road with teenagers and a fantasy vibe. Dust Lands 3 books. The world Moira Young creates is really something. It was like a breath of fresh air.

Blood Red Road: Dust Lands, Book 1

Saba’s twin brother Lugh is kidnapped in front bloood her eyes. Does the fantasy setting make it any easier to handle?

Anyway, I was thinking about how to describe this book and here it goes… Just give me the Ree of Oz quest with grit and less happy fun times. The spelling drove me buggy on the kindle reading. It’s so rewarding to see how she grows from being a girl that had never been outta of Silverlake to a survivor.


But ultimately, she helps her sister and learns to accept help from hlood and open up to them, even apologizing when she’s in the wrong. Ann was asked about the much hated love triangle she included in the book. I love how she surprises Saba with hidden stores of strength and ability.

Blood Red Road is written in dialect–so it’s 1st POV, but the narration follows the exact voice of the main character Saba. So ugly, but so beautiful. We bin watchin the land die, bit by bit.

Based on 2 reviews. No one else lives around them really. I know some people who’ve read ARCs of this didn’t like the language style, but I did. It is also unpredictable I’m always looking forward to what will happen next.

Apr 29, Vinaya rated it liked it Recommended to Vinaya by: Sounds like I’m being picky, but as the book progressed the more annoyed I became. Half a year after Saba and Lugh turned eighteen, four cloaked horsemen show up, kill the father, and kidnap Lugh.

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The words in this one spells like how they would sound like for example: I would have been less annoyed if Saba had actively decided to keep her sister instead of all her failed attempts to ditch her. But the holes in this book are purely fact based. Not necessarily good movies.

Maybe that’s one reason this book transcends generations so well–it took a traditional theme, a quest story, and girrl-powered it up with female initiative, fighting and determination. Unlike a lot of other readers, I had no problem with the dialect. And for those who thin Full review posted: View all 41 comments.


Blood Red Road

The Hunger Games, Book 1. With the exception of Saba, who is a well formed, albeit unlikable character, I thought the other characters fell a bit flat. Thank God, a love interest is introduced.

Kid, 11 years old May 22, It does not rain, it pours. One day a giant red dust storm blows in, followed by four evil horseman and the neighbor.

Blood Red Road: Dust Lands, Book 1 Book Review

I am talking about a solid plot, characterization, worldbuilding and The sentence, “Lugh got born first”, surprised me.

I don’t even care. How did I put it off so long As it is, this book is still probably in my top My expectations were pretty much sky high, an The whole time I was reading Blood Red Road, there was a part of me standing away and thinking — where is it? FOr the first few breaks there’s no chapters just little breaks that probably waste half the book due to white paper I actually liked her.

As the story progresses, Saba learns that Mr. Saba lives with her father her mother is deadtwin brother Lugh, and younger sister Emmi in a wasteland, Silverlake, where laws do not exist. I am thankful for that! See how we rate. Then, besides the romance cliche, you have some other western cliches.