Take a deep breath. The sequel to Sarah Crossan’s heart-pounding, thought- provoking, breath-taking Breathe is here! To refresh your memory. Three teens will leave everything they know behind in Sarah Crossan’s National Book Award Finalist Kathleen Duey called Breathe “An amazing story!. The world has no air. If you want to survive, you pay to breathe. But what if you can’t? And what if you think everything could be different? Three teens wil.

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Society is divided into the caste system, with Premiums who can buy oxygen and do whatever they like and Auxiliaries who have to be careful with how much oxygen they breathe breateh, as they have no way to pay extra oxygen.

The idea of the Shift, for me, isn’t well-explained or probably I’m just looking for more.

Carnegie Medal Nominee Overall, Breathe is an amazing book! Apr 14, Mel Barnes drossan it it was amazing Shelves: Just imagining a life without air or oxygen, it is scary already.

These are the kinds of difficult questions that Sarah asks, and the ones she begins to answer so beautifully. Still, I think for a quick read I’m interested enough to pick up th 2.

If you read the book which you should! Breathe is definitely readable and Crossan has done a great job creating an endearing setting as well as three main characters that you can’t help but invest yourself This review is for an advanced reader’s copy. It is seriously one of my favorite reads of This book was… alright. They say the same things. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. HardcoverFirst Editionpages.


And what if you think everything could be different? The only thing I like about this girl is her name, it’s really pretty.

Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. But as the story progressed she kept disappointing me more and more and now there’s nothing left for me to like here anymore. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I think we started off on the wrong foot and, unfortunately, we never recovered. De geschetste toekomstvisie is interessant en de diversiteit aan personages zorgt dat je een duidelijk beeld krijgt van het dagelijks leven in the Pod. Quinn and Bea are brought up in a society where oxygen is a privilege.

I think you’ll agree with me.

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Teen books Children and teenagers Sarah Crossan children’s user reviews. I seriously could not put this book down, because it was so intense that I constantly needed to know what was going to happen next. I knew Crosean would be original.

Bea was smart and hopeful. It was incredibly depressing and touching, reading Breathe! I really enjoyed this book and shall definitely be on the look out for the next in the series. Read more of my reviews at The Aussie Zombie Quinn, the handsome, wealthy Premium whose father works for the Breathe corporation. The thing was it deals about the basic necessity of life which is the air, specifically oxygen, that made the story more complicated and conflicted.


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Breathe by Sarah Crossan – review

She saw the best in people and instead of making her weak, that trait made her seem stronger and more defiant than Alina could be. Something called The Shift has caused oxygen levels to plunge and as there are no trees, the drastically reduced population live inside a Pod city.

Not only was the plot spectacular and original, but bfeathe characters were extremely likable and the writing was without a doubt incredible. It was an easy read and didn’t get very political. Adult Written by Library March 22, Similarly, Bea must face up to the corruption within the Pod and give up her social ambition. And the lesson I took away from this was, the more one aarah take care of themselves, the less they have to depend on others for what they need.

Instead of the usual amount of oxygen in the atmosphere, the levels of oxygen plummet, resulting in the need for breathing masks and cumbersome oxygen tanks.

May 16, Annabelle Marie Veronica rated it it was amazing Shelves: