Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Breaking Point (Book#2 Article 5 Series) by Kristen Simmons –OPTIONAL

Simmons, Kristen Breaking Point (Book#2 Article 5 Series) 400 pgs. Tor Teen, 2013. $13.33.  Content: Language: PG (0 swears);  Mature Content: PG13 ;  Violence: PG.
Here are the continuing adventures of Ember and her love interest, Chase. They are now on the run from the government –although they faked their own deaths and thought they were “safe” (As safe as one can be in a post-apocalyptic dystopian society) –then Ember is pegged as wanted sniper, now her photograph is everywhere! The pair meet up with the Resistance and go on a few missions, but things go awry when their home base is set on fire. They must leave town –with the one person they trust very least.
I liked the first book just fine, but now I am on the fence. Nothing endears me to this character –she is almost boring. Because of the life and death dystopian thing –there is naturally this over blown sense of grandeur –since every moment is a risk. I just felt like the storyline just couldn't provide enough to live up to that. If the first book is popular at your school, might as well add this one.

HS -OPTIONAL Reviewer: Stephanie Elementary School Librarian & Author.

Here is my review of Book#1 –Article 5

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