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All These Monsters

(Monsters #1)

3.94  ·  Rating details ·  616 ratings  ·  182 reviews
From New York Times best-selling author Amy Tintera, a high-stakes sci-fi adventure about a teen girl who will do anything to escape her troubled home—even if that means joining a dangerous monster-fighting squad. Perfect for fans of Warcross and Renegades.

Seventeen-year-old Clara is ready to fight back. Fight back against her abusive father, fight back against the only l
464 pages
Published July 7th 2020 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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Cynthia No. The conclusion, All These Warriors, is due out in summer 2021.
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Melissa ♥ Dog/Wolf Lover ♥ Martin
Omg!! I didn’t even know about this book!! I loved it so much and ready for the next one. I love Team Seven and EDAN IS EVERYTHING!

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Amie Kaufman
May 03, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Amy Tintera is one of my favourite authors, and this is her best book yet. I couldn’t put it down, and I’m desperate for the sequel. From its badass heroine to its heart-stopping action, from its totally immersive world to the deeply-felt personal story at the heart of this book, All These Monsters is something fresh and new, and it kept me up late into the night. I literally had to force myself to go to bed at 1am, because my baby wakes up early (no respect for late night binge reading!) but I ...more
I like monsters. I like fighting.

This may work for me.
I'll check it out!
Candace Robinson
I love Tintera’s other stories more but this one still had her witty dialogue and fun aspects. I just wanted the heart-stopping romantic aspects like her other books have.
Elizabeth Aguilar
Dec 09, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I received an eARC from Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review.

Trigger warnings: family violence, gaslighting, and physical abuse

- half-Mexican/half-white MC (non-Spanish speaking)
- gay secondary character

Rating: 4.5 stars

Update: 12/12/20. I started the book as an audiobook until around 56%. I got distracted by the new Taylor Swift album and forgot my library hold expired yesterday... but I'm also really hooked and couldn't wait till I could borrow the book again, so I'm conti
Nenia ✨ I yeet my books back and forth ✨ Campbell
I'm such a sucker for books about fighting squads 🥊 ...more

I've been a fan of Amy Tintera's works in the past, I really liked the Reboot Duo...but maybe I need to be more discerning when it comes to the YA I choose to read...because I wasn't really feeling just felt too YA for me. The dialogue felt rather cheesy and the actions of the cha
Caidyn (he/him/his)
I received an ARC through Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review!

CW: themes of violence and fights, child abuse, physical abuse, calling someone a slut and sex-shaming, and an abusive relationship

Well, what a sci-fi book. In some future, monsters (scrabs) invade the world and Clara decides to leave her abusive home to fight them. I don't have much to say about this book, honestly. I enjoyed it a lot and it was a pretty quick read, but I never got super hooked.

It's an action packed book and t
Jaime Arkin
4.5 stars - tons of action, and Tintera’s books just keep getting better and better! I can’t wait for book 2!
Lauren James
A globe-trotting dystopian novel about thrill seeking teens hunting down monsters plaguing Europe. Fun and action-packed, with characters I really rooted for.
Sep 23, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This had me hooked. Writing: 4. Characters:5. Plot: 5 This book has such a good message about abuse and trauma behind it and people should at least take that away from it. Well done!
Andrew (BritBookBoy)
Jun 28, 2020 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 6-2020
Tragic. This book is about 10 years too late and even then it would have been mediocre. It reads like every other carbon copy of The Hunger Games/Divergent from the early 2010’s. This book has it all: boring and predictable storyline, unimaginative prose, flat and cliche characters, zero world building, cringe dialogue and an unrealistic romance with a love triangle. Just awful. I’m confident that I will never read a book by Tintera again.
Amber (The Book Bratz)
DNF @ 20%

Thoughts to come soon
Kym's Open Books
4.5 stars
I loved it. I was hooked from page one. There was nothing specific that drew me to it, it just grabbed my attention and held on. A motley crew of teens fight scrabs, which are monsters that are killing everyone in sight.

Clara comes from an abusive home and runs away from home and school to fight the scrabs. She has little training and know-how, but ends up being a super tough chick who can hold her own. It was easy for me to get lost in the story and not care why Clara is all of a sudd
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Actual Rating: 3.5 stars!
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I’m a huge fan of action packed Dystopian reads and this sounded very much promising. Well, this book was okay but it wasn’t as good as I thought it would be. The monster hunting aspect reminded me of pacific rim and starship troopers. I enjoyed the action parts but my main issues are that the plot was a bit predictable, and there’s an annoying triangle that stole some of my enjoyment. It would’ve been great if th
Celia McMahon
Sep 16, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Wow. This book, you guys. I’m FLOORED. DEAD. review to come.
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I think going into All These Monsters that it is best to have the mindset that this is pure goofy fun. The characters are broadly drawn, fairly unrealistic, but enjoyable to follow. Tintera gives us a motley fighting crew that, for better or worse, will have to come together to get the job done. While there are some disappointing YA tropes here, it's best to just let the story ride and hitch on for the humor and actio
Between the story, the characters and the Scrabs, I loved everything about this novel! Clara is 17 and running from an abusive home. When her mother takes back her father again it’s the last straw. Clara decides her only way out is to join Grayson St. John’s Scrab killing team.

Scrabs have an unknown origin and depending on the continent can be deadlier, creepier, faster and even smarter. They tunnel underground and erupt without notice slaughtering whoever is in their path. Clara’s life complet
Erin Arkin
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Samm | Sassenach the Book Wizard
So I didn't love this as much as I loved the Ruined trilogy but I enjoyed it more than Reboot. I wasn't super crazy about the romance to start but as the book went on, I realized it was being used for a purpose and not an "OTP love at first sight." I do wish the author would have extended the timeline because it seemed a little ridiculous all this happened over the course of like 2 weeks. Even if you have to time jump, I could imagine the characters getting more comfortable with each other off c ...more
Justin Turczak
Feels like I re read the 5th wave. A modern world where these monsters run rampade, which comes this girl and joins a make shift fighting group to get away from as description abusive father and mother who doesn’t do anything. So pretty much they train you, then slowly one by one your team dies. The author atleast did well setting up romance start plot to it and what turns to. But back to death parts of the team. One thing atleast this book did better was found ways to make when finally making a ...more
Jessica Ryan
A brilliant and compelling read! Clara is willing to do anything to escape her abusive father, including signing up to fight scrabs - human-killing monsters. But Clara knows the worst monsters wear human faces, and they can be the ones closest to us. All The Monsters is fast-paced and action-packed. There's quite a bit of fighting, but there's even more heart. Members of Clara's team are witty, complicated, and a joy to read. I read this novel in a single day - a thing that hasn't happened once ...more
*Source* Library
*Genre* Young Adult / Science Fiction
*Rating* 4.0


Author Amy Tintera's All These Monsters is the first book in an expected duology featuring a ragtag group of monster fighters and a shocking twist that will leave readers craving for the second book. 17-year old Clara Pratt is the main character. She lives in Dallas, Texas with her mom, brother, and abusive father. After being physically abused by her dad, she decides she’s had enough. After years of her mother and brothe
Dec 29, 2020 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Will appeal to fans of the Hunger Games and Divergent. Action packed and fast paced, relatable characters with some good back stories, played out some serious relationship issues teens might encounter. Lost a star because there was no section at the end telling teens where to turn if they were experiencing abuse.
Nicole (FearYourEx)
Thank you to HMH Teen for sending me an early copy.

I went into this book with ZERO expectations. I haven't read anything by Amy Tintera before, but I saw the cover and was intrigued. Read the synopsis and decided to jump in. I started the book and read 20 pages but was in the middle of another book. I read the rest of the over 400 pages in about 24 hours. This book was a wild ride and I CANNOT WAIT for the sequel.

This story has a good amount of fun, a ton of action, and some more serious underto
♠ TABI⁷ ♠
all these monsters and yet only so much of my love to go around
I was going to give this book a 2.5 but I had to give it a 3.5 because of Edan.
If this book was from his perspective 10/10 would recommend to anyone and everyone. But alas.
If Clara Pratt is good at anything, it's taking a hit. She's spent her whole life being abused by her father. Now, she's ready to fight back, and ready to take on Scrabs: hideous six-foot tall monsters with sharp claws and teeth that currently terrorize Europe and Asia, with a few sightings in the Americas. When rich, tech-heir Grayson St. John announces that he--in response to the US Government refusing to send the military to fight Scrabs--is creating his own elite fighting squads to rid the w ...more
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I really enjoyed Claras character development. It all came full circle with her getting a better understanding of her mother situation while still refusing to be like her. I had a feeling that's where her character arc was going and I'm so glad I was right. Clara's home life before she left to join the monster squad made me really connect with her. It gave her the backstory needed to make her feel like a well rounded character. I thought her relationship with her brother was really heartwarming. ...more
Sep 30, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Do I really have to wait until July for the conclusion to All These Monsters? That hurts my heart!

Can you imagine seeing combat against deadly monsters as the more appealing route for your life? Seventeen year old Clara can. She sees the opportunity to join a team to fight scrabs as the ideal escape from her abusive home. That’s how bad the abuse she endured was. But Clara already knows that monsters don’t always look the way they’re supposed to. And it’s the ones you don’t recognize who prove t
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