Thursday, June 19, 2014

Fuse by Julianna Baggott | Book Review

Throwback Review

According to Goodreads, I read Fuse in June 2013 and gave it 5 of 5 stars.  I immediately put myself on the already-growing holds list for the as-yet-unpublished third book in the trilogy.  That's how good it was.  Unfortunately, I didn't seem to care about writing down any kind of review to share with ya'll here.  But here's the Goodreads synopsis/review for plot summary, and I promise to write a full review of the third & final book in the trilogy:

We want our son returned. This girl is proof that we can save you all. If you ignore our plea, we will kill our hostages one at a time.

To be a Pure is to be perfect, untouched by Detonations that scarred the earth and sheltered inside the paradise that is the Dome. But Partridge escaped to the outside world, where Wretches struggle to survive amid smoke and ash. Now, at the command of Partridge’s father, the Dome is unleashing nightmare after nightmare upon the Wretches in an effort to get him back.

At Partridge’s side is a small band of those united against the Dome: Lyda, the warrior; Bradwell, the revolutionary; El Capitan, the guard; and Pressia, the young woman whose mysterious past ties her to Partridge in way she never could have imagined. Long ago a plan was hatched that could mean the earth’s ultimate doom. Now only Partridge and Pressia can set things right.

To save millions of innocent lives, Partridge must risk his own by returning to the Dome and facing his most terrifying challenge. And Pressia, armed only with a mysterious Black Box, containing a set of cryptic clues, must travel to the very ends of the earth, to a place where no map can guide her. If they succeed, the world will be saved. But should they fail, humankind will pay a terrible price...

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