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The Reapers are the Angels by Alden Bell
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May 22, 2012

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bookshelves: vampires-zombies-n-other-beasties, end-of-the-world
Read on May 22, 2012

Reviews seem to go back and forth on whether or not this is actually a YA novel, so I thought I'd give this a shot despite not being a fan of YA in the slightest. To be fair, the first few chapters pulled me in. I wanted to like this, really. I've yet to find a good post-apocalyptic novel with good female characters. This book promised that, plus a change from the typical urban setting. Unfortunately, there are a few issues:

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I know I'm tearing into this book more than it deserves, probably. It was just so disappointing after how much I enjoyed the opening chapters.
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05/22/2012 page 220
98.0% ""She knew about the forces of things, and she understood about America the Beautiful, and she was unafraid, except of herself." UUUUUUGH. This book continually clunks you over the head with a giant purple boulder of ~meaningfulness~."

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