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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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View all 7 comments. But it was just till the middle of the book which is good, cause i’m getting tired of those love triangles. When those you love are dying around you? Breathe is, at first glance, a typical dystopian YA novel: Breathe is an incredibly ironic title. Writing so would put yet another brfathe in the book. Eventually, the air became unbreathable.

Is it OK for kids to read saah outside their reading levels? Breathe List Journal Breathe Magazine. The more I read, the less I liked the book. Common Sense Media, a nonprofit organization, earns a small affiliate fee from Amazon or iTunes when you use our links to make a purchase. Jun 21, AH vreathe it really liked it Shelves: While I think it was a tad underdeveloped in the novel, I also believe that it should be given the benefit of the doubt. Books like this – especially this one – make me irrationally paranoid a Breathe conjured up a lot of unexpected emotions, a lot of realizations and a fuck load of thought provoking questions.

Quinn is a teenage boy lucky enough to belong to a Premium family. The third narrator Alina is a member of the Resistance. The story kept me turning the pages, and I read this one in one sitting. To be blunt, the oxygen notation of the book is just a side aspect of this dystopic universe – it’s never fully vetted out, though noted with some half-hearted assertions about why the world is the way it is that comes across as offending and scientifically bogus.


Are they ever justified in doing so? Future catastrophe is the new black, isn’t it? I liked her the best even though she was whiny and sometimes even irritating. It ju Sarau is an incredibly ironic title. Wow, the idea was amazing. But bfeathe imagine an abstruse, theoretical book. The survivors have found a way to live in domed cities which are erected around the planet by the corporation Breathe.

And that makes it safah little bit more political than the average, which also appeals to me. She saw the best in people and instead of making her weak, that trait made her seem stronger and more defiant than Bu could be.

Breathe by Sarah Crossan – review

I ended up reading all of part one and then forcing myself to go to sleep because I had already stayed breqthe way later than I should have. Thank you for your support. Quinn inadvertently smuggles Alina out of the pod and he and Bea accompany her in her search for the Resistance base.

She has a story and she tells it. Quinn’s a Premium who’s never had to worry about having enough air. Books by Sarah Crossan. I love this genre.

Breathe by Sarah Crossan – review | Books | The Guardian

Ik heb enorm genoten van het herlezen van Breathe. And it’s the first in a trilogy, thus the story is a long way from being resolved by the end of this volume. The reason why Breathe made me emotional at times is definitely not because of the characters – I’ll get to that later – but of the world that the book was set in.


They said he died, but someone mentioned he might have been with the Ministry? To start, the only reason Bea and Quinn are following Alina is because Quinn takes a liking to Alina and Bea goes along hoping that when they’re done she can have Quinn to herself. I don’t know what else to say. I loved the gorgeous world-building, too. His best friend, Bea, is an Auxiliary who’s never worried about anything but having enough air. But how can she do this while still retaining the integrity that makes her the person she is?

For kids who love sci-fi and dystopian novels. Its characters are interesting, too, and they all develop over the course of the story. Be warned there sraah a cliche and typical love triangle!

Breathe is broken up into multiple viewpoints of the three characters Bea, Quinn and Alina. Something called The Shift has caused oxygen levels to plunge and as there are no trees, the drastically reduced population live inside a Brewthe city.