Sep. 9th, 2017

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And I read the sequel, Sound. Liked that a lot too.

So of course, I read Blight by the same author, Alexandra Duncan. And... well, it's okay. Pretty standard YA dystopian stuff, theme: Monsanto is evil, and so is inequality + racism. It's not bad for standard YA dystopian stuff, but there's nothing new there. I'd recommend it over some of the alternatives because it ties in to actual real-world issues better than many of them do, but that's about it.

Very disappointing, but I suppose it is only her third book.

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