Take a deep breath. The sequel to Sarah Crossan’s heart-pounding, thought- provoking, breath-taking Breathe is here! To refresh your memory. Three teens will leave everything they know behind in Sarah Crossan’s National Book Award Finalist Kathleen Duey called Breathe “An amazing story!. The world has no air. If you want to survive, you pay to breathe. But what if you can’t? And what if you think everything could be different? Three teens wil.

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Even some events happened fast or it felt something like that, the story’s progression isn’t confusing and I wasn’t lost when I’m reading it. Breatje will pick up the next book in the series because I believe there is potential here.

Quinn’s a Premium who’s never had to worry about having enough air. Trivia About Breaathe Breathe, The science is well explained, and the world of the dome, and the outlands is very well built, with far more showing than telling.

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There is no choice but to fight back. But that was it… It wasn’t explored again. Now that takes guts. Alina is a member of a rebel group, creatively named The Resistance, who do incredibly subversive things like stealing cuttings and growing plants, because it turns out this worldwide oxygen famine is pretty much a BIG.

Breathe by Sarah Crossan – book review

Want personalized picks that fit your family? There was something so wooden and flat about this entire book, that even the action scenes felt stilted at best and comical at worst. I ended up reading all of part one and then forcing myself to go to sleep because I had already stayed up way later than I should have.


They say the same things. I don’t really have a concrete idea of what many of the characters look like, and there were times where I couldn’t picture what was going on because there was just a little bit of information that seemed to be lacking. What parents need to know Parents need to know that Breathe is a well-intentioned, if a tad clunky, post-apocalyptic adventure that explores the meaning of freedom after a natural disaster.

A self contained habitation, divided into various zones.

It is seriously one of my favorite reads of The characters are incredibly flat and difficult to care about, lacking a due amount of intimacy in the very beginning despite some rather stark turns in the plot. The story’s primary villain drinks heavily and in one scene forces underage teens to join him in consuming alcohol. Jazz and Maude quickly became favourites. Bea was one of those quiet, shy good girls who always accepts and follows the rules until she meets Alina, who she warms up to even if the guy she loved liked her.

Society is divided into a caste system, with Premiums at the top being able to afford extra oxygen to do things like exercise, dance and have sex whenever they want to. Only Premiums can afford enough oxygen to live a normal life, the Auxiliaries must watch their step; most haven’t danced in years. Oxygen has become a problem, and some citizens are moved to l This review is also posted on my blog, Anatea’s Bookshelf. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more.

Breathe is a good read.

There’s a fair amount of violence — a beating, some fatal shootings, a knife attack, a riot — but the depiction of these incidents is neither graphic nor gratuitous. Jul 06, Neil or bleed rated it liked it Shelves: I am not a big fan of Breathe but it was a crosaan read. One of my favorite ever books for sure, Breathe has found a place in my heart.


Breathe by Sarah Crossan – review

Years later, Pod society is divided into Premiums, who have easy lives, plenty of air and positions of power, and Auxiliaries, who labour at endless shifts and pay through the nose for enough oxygen to get by. I could forgive him, BUT he goes after Alina like some lovesick puppy.

Quinn and Bea are going on a weekend camping trip and Alina is escaping for her life. Oxygen has become a problem, and some citizens are moved to live in The Pod which is run by Bbreathe. Quinn is in lust with Alina.

croswan And it’s the first in a trilogy, thus the story is a long way from being resolved by the end of this volume. Breathe takes an environmental slant on the topic and I like that, too. It would be one thing if he went after her, but the way that he was more of the “get away from me, why can’t you see I’m not interested” type of nuisance. I personally was pissed off at the fact that we weren’t shown how he died, all we got was ‘He’s sraah.

And that’s always a really good thing to see, if you ask me.