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This virus is the cause blakout the enhanced abilities and only seems to affect teenagers. They get used by the army to try to stop kids with cooler powers. Another small annoyance was how randomly, between random paragraphs, we’d get some sort of journal entry from an anonymous person complaining about something or someone of irrelevance.

So quite obviously, Wlels was wlels a fan of Aubrey to begin with, she was probably the most irritating and dependent character I’ve come across.

Mar 15, Jessica rated it it was amazing Shelves: Pili October 1st, I spent the entire book Let us start with the things I liked about this book it will be a much shorter list. Is there more to be revealed behind this seemingly unimportant yellow powder??

Blackout (Blackout, #1) by Robison Wells

Supposedly one of the characters, Dan, had a relationship with the terrorists due to support of his mother. Canadian blogger, wife, mother, coffee lover, and sarcastic at heart!

My expectations were really high because I really liked Variant and Feedback. The government then tries to recruit those teens that test positive to help wwlls fight the war against the terrorists.

It doesn’t make any sense to me. But by the end of the book, I think Audrey really changes and turns into a better person, and I love that! And these four are about to find their lives intertwined in a complex web of deception, loyalty, and catastrophic danger—where one wrong choice could trigger an explosion that ends it all. I really enjoyed the plot and enjoyed the story, I just blackut there had been a bit more character development.


I did enjoy the reading experience though so I do think I will continue with the next book and hope that we are given more answers.

I love super power books, so I think I would like that part of the story, weells the war seems crazy! They both develop enhanced abilities as well, but they are not part of the terrorist organization. Sep 01, Naoms rated it liked it.

This character arc was quite a strong one and I’m truly impressed. We never really wflls why the terrorist terrorise or where the disease came from etc. And Aubrey is one of the whiny ones, insufferable and utterly self-absorbed. We can read The Hunger Games so voraciously in part because there is a part of us that can see our world headed in that direction. Ula Blog of Erised. In Blackout blackut follow the perspective of four young people.

Similar to how movies reflect the state of the country.

The characters blackoout also fairly interesting though the narrative switches were sometimes sloppy. Morgan rated it did not like it. SUCH bad writing at very frequent times.

Divergent meets X-Men in this fast-paced, awesome story that always kept my eyes glued to the page and my pulse racing with these characters. Thanks for telling us about the problem. They will never know what it is like not to have a camera on every welps front where their progress simply walking down a street can simply and quickly be retraced.

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The plot is pretty straightforward–fast paced enough for the more avid readers not to get bored but not so convoluted that a new reader would get confused or lost. Where are the parents? Once I got going I did like Audrey and her story line. Like I said, this one might be better read as a series, but I can’t say I’m much interested in continuing with it myself, so let me know if it suddenly turns into a mind-blowing-must-read, eh? Sure, there is probably never going to be a virus that gives weols X-Men like superpowers, but this scenario can still help us to think about things like personal freedom, the limits of government, and how we respond to and treat those that are different from us.


Right from the first chapter it’s a breathless, gripping action thrill ride and it’s one of the most addictive books I’ve read this year. But now, a mysterious virus is spreading throughout America, infecting teenagers with impossible powers.

I didn’t love it, and I didn’t hate it. Our mission is to to help libraries serving teens and anyone who cares about teens and to foster a community of professional development and resource sharing by providing quality information, discussions, book reviews and more. The characters were flat and lifeless, with no interesting personalities, and their motives didn’t line up with their actions in the slightest.

Sep 09, Wendy Darling rated it it was ok Shelves: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Blackout definitely excels as a thriller. There are probably other books almost exactly like this one, only better quality and at least more interesting This book was so terrible I couldn’t even finish it. You can also find her organizing tours and other fun things at Xpresso Book Tours. Is it a war story? Lists with This Book.

Review: Blackout by Robison Wells

Hmm, not sure if I want to pick this one up after reading your review. But in the end I still don’t know what this book was trying to be. I definitely welld we felt the same concerning the way many portions of this book were handled. That is basically all we get as far as world building. About the pair of teens being utter opposites. Maya The Book Nook October 2nd,