Thursday, February 14, 2013

Revolution 19 by Gregg Rosenblum

Hardcover, 272 pages
Release Date: January 8, 2013
Published by: HarperTeen
Series? No. Stand alone
Source: Traded for
For fans of: Post Apocalyptic, Robots, Sci-fi

Twenty years ago, the robots designed to fight our wars abandoned the battlefields. Then they turned their weapons on us.

Only a few escaped the robot revolution of 2071. Kevin, Nick, and Cass are lucky —they live with their parents in a secret human community in the woods. Then their village is detected and wiped out. Hopeful that other survivors have been captured by bots, the teens risk everything to save the only people they have left in the world—by infiltrating a city controlled by their greatest enemies.

Revolution 19 is a cinematic thriller unlike anything else. With a dynamic cast of characters, this surefire blockbuster has everything teen readers want—action, drama, mystery, and romance. Written by debut novelist Gregg Rosenblum, this gripping story shouldn’t be missed. (Goodreads)

     I can't lie, I really really wanted to post a review saying that I what I loved about this book. Sadly, this one didn't do it for me.  It just fell flat to me. I was so excited about the robots and I was thinking OMG these robots are going to be terrifying and I'm going to chew off my fingernails because I'm so scared. Yeah that definitely didn't happen. The robots were no where near as frightening as they couls have been and the main characters were really naiieve to me. We just didn't work out. I even tried to skim to the end, but I couldn't even do that. It just wasn't my cup of tea. 
     I was wondering why so many of my blogger friends had decided to put it off, and now I can see why. For it to be labeled action and adventure, it just didn't get my blood pumping like others have. I felt bored with it. The main reason was because I was 100 pages in and the plot had barely gotten started. In a 272 page book, that's a little late. 
     Maybe I'm just being picky, but that's just me. I hope any of you who read it enjoy it better than I did. 
Overall, I give this


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