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Ashes, Ashes by Jo Treggiari
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Ever since the world fell apart, Lucy has had to make it on her own. All her own. As one of the terrifyingly few who survived a pandemic plague, Lucy's been able to make do, so far. As climate changes wreak havoc on the tiny sheltered life she's created, there is suddenly a new threat that leads her to make contact with an actual human being. And this interaction leads her down a path that turns her solitary world upside down and reminds her of what it is to be a part of a community - and the risks that involves.

So, I liked this well enough but it was a bit boring to me The love triangle was unique - with two girls and a boy instead of the opposite - but it just didn't play out very realistically for me. The entire climax and ending didn't really work for me either - I found myself skimming what should have been the most exciting scenes and things tied up a bit too nicely. I think that if you are a hard-core lover of the post-apocolypic/survival genre, there is enough different about the plot of the book that you won't feel like you wasted your time, I just didn't find myself dying to pick it up.

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02/08 marked as: read

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