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Outpost (edition 2012)

by Ann Aguirre

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Title:Outpost
Authors:Ann Aguirre
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Rating:****1/2
Tags:dystopia, young adult, mosters

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Outpost by Ann Aguirre

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    Pure by Julianna Baggott (4leschats)
    4leschats: Both have female protagonist who are growing up and trying to survive in a post apocalyptic world.
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    Ship Breaker by Paolo Bacigalupi (4leschats)
    4leschats: Similar teen/dystopian themes of survival and growing up. Also, Drowned Cities by P.B.
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At the end of “Enclave,” Deuce, Fade, Tegan and Stalker had survived their time in the ruins, and battles with Freaks (zombie-like characters). Rescued by a passing villager on a trade run, they were taken to a small outpost called Salvation. Eager to forget her past, Tegan blended in well, while Deuce, Fade and Stalker found everyday village life constricting and dull after their time in the wilderness.

Read the rest of my review at: http://shouldireaditornot.wordpress.com/2012/08/08/outpost-ann-aguirre/
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  ShouldIReadIt | Sep 26, 2014 |
I thought this book was amazing. If you like Hunger Games you will love this series. It starts with Enclave http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/7137327-enclave This is the second in the series and there will be more to come. It has a great female lead, lots of action and a little steam. It is rated young adult, but can withstand adult reading for sure! ( )
  selinalynn69 | Aug 19, 2014 |
The characters really developed in the second novel, although the setting was still largely implausible. ( )
  whitebalcony | Jun 30, 2014 |
Deuce and her friends have made it to Salvation, and are at least temporarily safe from the bloodthirsty Freaks. But considered a child by the townspeople, and forbidden from fighting because of her gender, can Deuce adjust to life without being a Huntress?

An omnipresent feeling of danger permeates this sequel to Enclave. The Freaks remain disturbing enemies, with plenty of brutal, bloody fights to provide pulse-raising action. Deuce's expanding ability to understand her own feelings and her connections with Tegan, Fade, and Stalker form the emotional core of the book, and her fumbling attempts to figure out where she fits into the town of Salvation are believable. ( )
  clio11 | Feb 13, 2014 |
Actual Rating: 3.5 stars

My recent reread of Enclave turned out to be a bit disappointing compared to my past love of it. Knowing that, I went into Outpost with lowered expectations and came out of it pretty pleased. This series seems to me to be getting stronger, a trend I hope to see continued in Horde.

Read the full review at A Reader of Fictions. ( )
  A_Reader_of_Fictions | Nov 13, 2013 |
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For Jenn of the eerily similar brain, and Karen of the Twitter taunting.
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Deuce struggles for respect in a new topside town where she is treated like a child and avoided by Fade, a situation that compels her to volunteer for patrol duty and protect topside citizens from an unexpected upsurge in Freak activity.

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