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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Epics and classic adventure movies also inspired the Dustlands books: But they have a real hate relationship to start with and it’s adorable I ship it so so hard.

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Dec 27, Jillian -always aspiring- rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Even so, this is a great effort for a first-time author, and readers will be eager to see the next two installments. Small even big ones, like the wtf-sandworms scene and how Saba was stupid enough to let the bad guy live things like this are spread across the text. The beginning may feel slow to some people but I assure you it picks up, and you need that background to get a feel of how the place is.

Other characters are killed by being shot with arrows and falling, and some are seen after a hanging. The novel revolves around Saba’s quest to find and rescue her brother, with whom she has a close relationship.

I do think that first book is worth reading. I’m not kidding you. It’s interesting to see how these dystopian societies always have a form of escapism.

Listen up since you may never hear these words from me again about any other book: It does not rain, it pours. As long as the holes can be patched up dustalnds a book or two, then I’m alright. That’s when I realised that these mistakes were intentional. They process our sugar and coffee and chocolate. Common Sense is a nonprofit organization.

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There were, however, some things that I felt could have used a little more fleshing out: All in all, I think this was a great debut novel – not too profound, but a kick-ass adventure that does its job well, and with maximum entertainment.

They are miles from neighbors, except one who drinks a little too much moonshine char or wh Apocalypse plus positive Trudi review http: So even though storytelling in this series is great, I didn’t like at all how story developed.

Like Lugh was kidnapped and they have to a find him, and b get there before certain date. Because of that, I loved Saba and the story even more. Select a title to see its linked publication history and general information. This is the novel that I wanted Graceling to be. The constant struggle, the constant fight between morals and selfish will to survive in wicked world reed different from ours, that is what I like the most about dystopian novels.

I much preferred believing Saba’s brother was named “Lou” instead of Lugh. It’s also mentioned that her mother died in childbirth years ago. This rlad is like: But the other part of it is all on Moira Young. Set preferences to see our top age-appropriate picks for your kids.

Although, she is flawed. Not only are more plans made to rescue Lugh, youny more conflict ensues and a romance develops between Saba and Jack. dustalnds

Blood Red Road

I look forward to reading the next two books in this promising new trilogy. I frankly really love this book to pieces. Then of course I toung to mention Jack. But I read on, thinking it was just some random typo everyone makes mistakes, right? It reflects us to a certain extent.


The Wrecker civilization has long been destroyed, leaving only landfills for Saba and her family to scavenge from. But once you start reading it you will get used to it in the end.

It’s riddled with mistakes and some of it doesn’t make any sense.

Her treatment of her sister can be quite mean sometimes. Throw in some cage-fighting, mutant worms that somehow disappear to let armies of girls and savages through in the nick of timecartoonish enemies, weird rituals, prophetic dreams, and a bird with the IQ of your average rocket scientist; do whatever you have to. But I’m being picky these days since my reading time has been cut WAY back due to me being back in school.

Usually, I see the tough characters who would chew you up for breakfast and I’m like “eh”. Yiung Sparks- Editors All sparks will burn out in the end.

Dust Lands Series

Dustlanfs you for signing up, fellow book lover! Unlike other dystopian YA novels, Blood Red Road isn’t focused on issues that lead to rebellion and upheaval. Most of them are women and children. Bad ass, only cares for himself blah blah blah.

Blood Red Road: Dust Lands, Book 1 Book Review

Tragically, I never did reach that part. So much more can be explored, but Young did a good job at leaving the book as a stand alone BUt it’s gonna be a series. No gender politics and struggles here. Everything about this book is fast paced. While there isn’t gratuitous gore, there’s a lot of violence in this book.

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