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3.35  ·  Rating Details ·  17 Ratings  ·  9 Reviews
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Published (first published August 29th 2010)
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Michelle
Y is one of those novels that has a great premise but suffers through its execution. Unlike similar novels that are redeemed through the writing or its character development, Y has none of those. It is unfortunate because the plot is interesting, and Ms. Rozanski's writing shows promise.

The problem centers around the fact that Y never settles into one particular genre and one particular main topic. It tries too hard to be a dystopian, political, sociological, feminist, morality tale cum science
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Jen  (In the Closet With a Bibliophile)
As you can see from the summary above, this is a science fiction novel of epic proportion. Because seriously, what could be more epic than the major loss of the male species. Yes, yes, I may complain about Hubby, but it would be terribly sad if they died out. I mean, so much less to stare at *wink wink*

When I started this book, I really had no idea what to expect. I mean, yeah, I knew the background of the story, but I had never read anything by Bonnie Rozanski. And after the prologue, I was eve
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Mad Scientist
Nov 27, 2010 Mad Scientist rated it it was amazing
Y

By: Bonnie Rozanski
Published: August 29th, 2010
E-Book 231 Pages
Book Art: The cover makes compelte sense once you read the book.
Tags: Adult, Science, Genetic Engineering, Dystopia

First Line: New York City wakes up.

Why the Mad Scientist Read this Book:
I'm reading this book by request of the author. I'm so honored and simply glad she asked!

Concoction of a Review:

The Mad Scientist stayed true to herself and did not dare to read the synopsis of Y. I jumped right into this E-Book not knowing a s
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Kris
Oct 12, 2011 Kris rated it liked it
--from Red Adept Reviews--

I received “Y”, by Bonnie Rozanski, as a review copy submitted to “Red Adept Reviews” by the author.

Overall: 3 1/4 Stars

This book is Mad Men meets Outbreak.

Plot/Storyline: 4 Stars

Though this may appear to be a futuristic disaster novel, it’s actually a story about the spectrum of humanity. It’s not a destination book; it’s a journey book. Taking place over thirty years, the story reveals the effects of the decline of the male population on two generations. The author di
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April
Mar 09, 2011 April rated it really liked it
"Y" is an intriguing thriller that will grasp the reader from the beginning until the very end, leaving questions swirling in their minds.

I was so excited and anxious to read "Y". I have developed a true love for "possible end-of-the-world epidemic" stories and this sounded right up my alley. I was not disappointed. "Y" explores the possibility of what would happen in a world dominated my females and the desperation and extremes people would go to to try to outwit Mother Nature. This is a story
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Siobhan
Jan 21, 2013 Siobhan rated it it was ok
The premise of this book was good one and could have been very interesting but sadly it was not to be. The characters are so typical and boring it ridiculous. You have the brainy female Dr who doesn't get taken seriously because "gasp" she's only a female. You have the blind wife who is married to a women hater, she becomes successful and of course doesn't realize that he's to abusing her daughter. The man who cheats on everyone and is so stereotypical its funny. and so on.
There really is no ch
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Laura
Nov 18, 2013 Laura rated it it was ok
My thoughts: This is far fetched and extreme. I am usually all about the end of the world types, but this one was too much for me and it dealt mainly with humanity. I found it hard to believe and concentrate on. I wanted to for the author be so in love with it, but I just couldn't bring my self to that point. Are woman that much in charge that you believe you could give them dominance over everyone. I feel like it could be anyone's game not just women.
Hoe can you write a futurist novel and not
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Patricia
Apr 01, 2011 Patricia rated it really liked it
This book had a very interesting premise, the world being overpopulated with females. I enjoyed the book, who knows what might happen in this case?
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I found this book interesting but the plot moved very slowly.
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Bonnie is an author and prize-winning playwright currently living in New Jersey. Born in Queens, New York, she has lived in Hong Kong, Canada, and all over the US. With degrees in Psychology and Artificial Intelligence, always fascinated by the human mind, Bonnie writes on matters touching on consciousness and the human condition.

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