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Wither
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Start date
June 1, 2011
Finish date
June 30, 2011
Why we're reading this
Runner-up on Dystopian/Utopian/Catastrophes Poll

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Sparrow
Jan 17, 2011 Sparrow rated it 2 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Scott Westerfeld fans
This book makes so little sense that it was almost painful to read. Admittedly, I finished Blood Red Road about two seconds before I picked this one up, and it has the same basic premise, but is one of the best books I’ve ever read. They are both post-apocalyptic and about twins cruelly separated, trying to find each other. I wasn’t going to mention the twin thing because of karen’s unreasonable prejudice, but I’m kind of okay with people being prejudiced against this book because it sucks. Not ...more
Kaitlyn
This cover is absolutely, 100% gorgeous. 1) I wish my hair was that awesome. 2) I love the circles and lines connecting the significant parts of the cover. 3. It’s just SO pretty.

I have to admit that the cover is what made me read this book. I eventually was sucked into the story as well. I do wish that there was more world building. Just like with my recent review of All These Things I’ve Done, I thought the world building was severely lacking in Wither. Why did everyone decide to take the “can
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Kim
Mar 14, 2011 Kim marked it as to-read
Sugar
Apr 03, 2011 Sugar marked it as to-read
Dee Sibert
Feb 25, 2011 Dee Sibert marked it as to-read
JJ
Feb 15, 2011 JJ marked it as to-read
Melis
Dec 31, 2010 Melis marked it as to-read