Homeland meets Marie Lu’s Legend in Blackout, which #1 New York Times bestselling author Ally Condie called “a thrilling combination of Wells’s trademark twi. Laura and Alec are trained terrorists. Jack and Aubrey are high school students. There was no reason for them to ever meet. But now, a. Blackout. Robison Wells. BookPage review by Angela Leeper. Web Exclusive – October 03, After three weeks of nonstop terrorist attacks.

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Just, not sure, something didn’t do it for me to shout to the heavens about this book.

Review: Blackout by Robison Wells

But despite that, I still enjoyed the book. She wasn’t super eobison at the beginning, but by the end I understood her actions and thought she changed for the better.

And how did they go about imprisoning every teenager in the country in a matter of days without much retaliation from anybody inside or out, including the parents?

I was really looking forward to this. This book was awesome!

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The only way to fight terrorist teens with super powers is to recruit other terrorist teens with super powers. What a huge disappointment.


For more of my reviews, visit my blog at Xpresso Reads Trivia About Blackout Blackou ShootingStarsMag October 2nd, Ula Blog of Erised. They both develop enhanced abilities as well, but they are not part of the terrorist organization. Two are somewhat normal teenagers while the other two happen to be teenage terrorists.

The characters were flat and wellss, with no interesting personalities, and their motives didn’t line up with their actions in the slightest. Emily Read Your Bookcase. The powers come with a price, generally a physical ailment, Though I am quite certain that I’ll be looking out for more of Robison Wells’ wells

The story sounds interesting, yet at the same time forgettable. Nothing interesting happened after the “huge” revelation. I don’t feel like they are attacking the government for a reason or to try to make things better, it just seems like children using their newfound super powers to throw tantrums.

The writing style is entertaining enough, but the plot meanders roibson plausibility even for a relatively forgiving reader like me when it comes to world building is not its strong suit. Notify me of new posts by email.

It’s full of surprises and some romance. They make great partner and really complement one another. If an accomplished writer had tackled the concepts within this text, I feel as though they would of had a brilliant opportunity.


Half backout the story revolves around Jack and Laura, two typical high schoolers who become infected with the virus. Needless to say, as a ner Can I brag for a moment? I highly recommend this book.

Even though there was never a dull moment within Blackout, that ending robieon knocked the book out of the ballpark. Pili October 1st, Recent Comments t on Sunday Reflections: I’m looking forward to the sequel.

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Jan 23, Elevetha rated it it was ok Recommends it blackouh I think that the lead up to the mutations wasn’t well done, and I think that it should not have started from the terrorist point of view rlbison start because that dropped my attention level. I’m a huge sucker for post-apocalytpic, dystopian novels, and the fantastic thing about Blackout is that it brings something new and fresh to the table.

The treatment of the teens in Blackout, aside from being awfully unrealistic, was obviously heavily inspired by concentration camps in World War II.