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Being Human (The Fountain #3)

really liked it 4.0  ·  Rating details ·  7 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
A wrong turn taken. The right way in sight. Time to change the outcome.

Were Emery’s life as though happily ever after now—transplanted seemingly to utopia just months after the Progeny Project went into effect—she would not be feeling grateful to Sera, of all people, for bringing forth a new adventure.

Apart from an uncanny ability to upturn lives, Sera has another infuria
Published May 31st 2017
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Jill Corley
Feb 19, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is an exceptional story that outlines the effects caused by Regeneration X and the Progeny. Consequence cannot be avoided; it exists for every action without regard to the analytical aptitude used in the decision-making process.

Ms. Blackburn creates a world where nothing is as it seems. There are gaps in the decision-making processes causing things to go awry in some very serious ways and the consequences cannot be out-run.

This is the final book in a series that is a literary masterpiece o
J.C. Steel
Jun 09, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Being Human continues the story of Emery Kidd, newly engaged to Aiden Brodie, and living in the community of Tymony, a bubble outside time modelled on a project run by Charley Rhys Fenn, the mother of regeneration – where Emery’s slowly driving herself crazy with boredom. Eaten by fears that the bucolic lifestyle will break her relationship, and suffering doubts about herself and her role in life, Emery is almost relieved when Sera Strong blows into town and proposes a project to save the future ...more
Dec 01, 2017 rated it it was amazing
"Being Human" concludes the Fountain of Life Trilogy. In book 2, "Second Nature," Emery and her friends and family members concluded that regeneration was, paradoxically, causing the human population, already devastated by the Rapture that killed off most of the Genetically Modified Humans, to shrink further. The logical thing seemed to ban regeneration, which they successfully managed to do. But that high-handed action had far-reaching consequences that made the problem even worse than before. ...more
Mary Helen
Jun 23, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Being Human is the third and final book in The Fountain Series. Flowing nicely from the first two books in the series, the focus is on the effects of choices made by the main character, Emery. The story is thought-provoking, well-developed, and has characters you can believe in.

I recommend Being Human to anyone who enjoys a futuristic storyline, and to those who like to read something that truly makes you wonder about some of the controversial challenges the future may hold. I give this book 4.
Jan 12, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Ellison Blackburn flaunts her writing skills in her third novel of the Regeneration Chronicles, After Effect. The Regeneration Chronicles are a series of literary science fiction novels that center around a futuristic world where humans can medically regenerate the physical body back to youth. After Effect picks up where Progeny left off in that society decided to stop regeneration as a normal health care procedure due to the disastrous effect it had on the world's population growth.

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Ellison Blackburn is the author of several science fiction novels. As Ellis Blackburn, her current work-in-progress is a time-travel mystery set in Victorian-era Chicago.

Unlike other writers who knew what they wanted to be when they grew up, Ellis came into her creative own only a few years ago. And despite earning degrees in Biology and English Literature, for many years, she traveled a career pa
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