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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That’s where the problems lies: Some people might not like the way the author chose blopd portray her prose, but I enjoyed it. You are exactly how I take my men….
A few kisses and some flirting and innuendo. Select a title to see its linked publication history and general information. It had negative effect on moita emotional investment in the story and sadly, I wasn’t rooting for the heroine in roda 2 and 3. She really does come more into herself by the end of the story—and I hope she continues to become the woman she could be in later series installments.
Enough to kill the tension. Surprisingly, instead of being annoyed with Saba, these character traits made her look more human in my eyes not some idealized unrealistic saint.
I loved that crow and was enchanted by his every appearance. Parents say No reviews yet Add your rating. Fer everything else, we planted some, foraged some, an all in all, we made out okay.
The biggest problem with this book is how fragile it stands. Plus, receive recommendations for your next Book Club read. As in an unhealthy, half in love with her golden rkad brother who is the best person ever kind of way. The Hunger Games, Book 1. Enter a group of women robbers called the Free Hawks and a cocky male cage fighter named Jack.
The more I read, the more I had these intense feelings of “How is this book so incredible?! View all 20 comments. All emphasis is placed on moving everything forward, always forward, without stopping to consider if it makes sense or to develop the characters or the settings.
But this also may be the reason why I’m so hard on the book.
Blood Red Road
Which is one of the biggest reasons why I never really felt connected to the book. See how we rate. At first, Saba seemed like she was going to be a whiny, exasperating protagonist. A violent futuristic world, fast pace action, with a kick-butt heroine?
Moira Young Fantasy It lacks detail on the surroundings and goes bloodd in depth with characters. Jack and his hairless chest. We were told you were a warrior. The dialogue is fast and often humorous, the pace never lets up. There is also lots of terrific humor and great characters peppered throughout, though it might’ve been nice to give them a little more ink.
The main character was difficult to like and her plights were hard for me to care about.
This is not a talent Moira Young possesses. The 2nd half of the book. She had moments where she seemed “naive” but not enough moments. When do we see the movie. Surely a movie waiting to be made.
Blood Red Road: Dust Lands, Book 1
In the edge-of-civilization Shantytown, she is forced to fight for her life, and I admire the way Young was able to walk a fine balance between survival and the horror of having to defeat other captured girls in the process. I’m telling you, I could hear her. Still, I like it, and I love the band of merry Amazons even more, even if they don’t know how to set a perimeter. I hope it will get enough promo buzz over the next few months to reach tons of readers, because Blood Red Road very much deserves it.
My expectations were pretty much sky high, an The whole time I was reading Blood Red Road, there was a part of dustlannds standing away and thinking — where is it?
Blood Red Road: Dust Lands, Book 1 Book Review
It feels like this world is populated by just a handful rod people who live in a bunch landmarks. She has no romantic history whatsoever. Oh, and another thing Lugh thinks fer a moment. Young’s use of minimal dialect, felt more like a gimmick rather than the real thing.
Then of course I have to mention Jack. Set preferences to see our top age-appropriate picks for your kids.
Brave heroine, emotional reconciliation with sisters and kickin’ booty.