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Atlantic Island: Revised and Expanded Edition (Atlantic Island #1-3)

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What would you do when the world has changed beyond recognition?

When Theo Essex and his friends head for the New Jersey shore to celebrate the end of their junior year of high school, they aren’t prepared for the cataclysmic events that will shake their lives to the core. Theo meets Kylee, who is also on vacation, and as they walk along the beach one evening, getting to

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Kindle Edition, 431 pages
Published November 16th 2013 by Whitemarsh Publishing (first published April 3rd 2013)
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MK
Nov 10, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Liked book 1, not as much book 2, or the start of book 3, but after the arena fights, it got good!
Elizabeth Prata
Jun 12, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I've read book 1 and I'm halfway through book 2. The first few pages seemed to be yet another superficial, shallowly written modern novel with no depth, character development, or substance. It was the lure of the disaster and dystopian society that kept me going. But that notion only lasted a few pages and *very* quickly the story got rolling and before I knew it, I'd finished book 1! I'm devouring book 2.

The character development is excellent. Even though the main characters are a gaggle of tee
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Kimberly C. Winslow
May 13, 2017 rated it really liked it
Apocalyptic with a twist!

Engrossing trip into a familiar place plucked out and put into the unknown. Very imaginative with its storyline. Shows how quickly things can go badly when an evil person puts themselves in power and uses fear to intimidate and control others into following along.
Good use of young characters and showing they believe strongly and are more willing to act - on both sides! Enjoyed and look forward to the next book.
Jerry
May 17, 2017 rated it it was ok
If you are a teen then this one is for you

If you are a teen the. This one is for you. You may like it you probably won't...not nearly as good as hunger games or something of that nature
Bonnie
Aug 20, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is one of those books I could not put down. Some people found themselves in an alternate reality. Some teenagers did a great job in the new location and some were not so great. The ending was a surprise.
Lea's *~*Book Nook*~*
Nov 13, 2017 rated it it was ok
DNF
Kathy Volkmer
Nov 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Excellent read

Very very good. Totally believable. Can not wait until I get to read the next book in this good series.
Logan Snyder
Apr 20, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The story opens on a rite of passage known to generations of redblooded American males: the summer roadtrip. Theo and his friends are off to Atlantic City with nothing more on their minds than a well deserved getaway filled with sand and surf. Oh, and girls. Definitely girls. Enter Kylee and her friends, also headed for the Jersey Shore. With thoughts of summer flings dancing in their heads, the boys and girls soon find themselves pairing off as they travel together.

Everything is going great at
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Eamon Ambrose
Sep 20, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: young-adult
The story is fast-paced and thankfully Shernoff wastes no time allowing the characters to be thrust into their impossible situation before developing them, and it’s interesting to see how they initially adapt to their circumstances, given their age. To some extent we don’t really need to know what they were like before The Event (as the incident is referred to) as they now have a clean slate and just need to concentrate on survival but as in most disaster situations, not everyone makes the best ...more
Ivory M
Nov 11, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
When we first meet Theo, he is undecided and unsatisfied with his life. He has stopped enjoying going along with the flow and was looking for purpose. Strangely enough, Theo begins to find his purpose after the weird earthquake thing happens that leaves him and other survivors on an island. As devastated as everyone is by the displacement, they find themselves continuing with life under the guidance of the Mayor Sam Lucas and the Deputy Mayor Tiberius. It begins to follow a pattern of what I wou ...more
Red
Jan 05, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I love a good book!! And (spoiler) there are NO ZOMBIES in this book! LOL. I get so tired of reading about zombies even though I love them. This was a good book from start to finish. I wondered a little at the beginning about whether this was going to be a teen romance or something mild like that, but it turned out to be pretty exciting. The young people grew into amazing responsible young men and women. The book was pleasantly exciting...not the kind of exciting you have when battling zombies.. ...more
David Rose
Sep 18, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is an intriguing book and concept, quite well executed, and a gripping YA-SF adventure story. It starts off ordinarily enough with a group of American teenagers, but their situation becomes increasingly tense following the Event. The central characters are well and sympathetically drawn, with the possible exception of the enemy in chief - but I suspect that there may be good reason for this. The story development does not quite mesh perfectly with the characters, but I still had to know wha ...more
Loopy
Nov 17, 2013 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Oh dear, if I wrote a story, this is probably how it would read ....... which is why I'm not an author.

I can say one positive thing, unlike a lot of books where a calamity is key to the story, in this one you didn't have to wait long for it to happen.

yep, I'm done
Judy Mcadam
Dec 23, 2015 rated it liked it
Sci-fi? Sheesh

Not very realistic. Young boys overthrowing a government on another planet? Not supposed to be a sci fi as far as I knew. Boring people too.
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