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Gone by Michael Grant

Gone (original 2009; edition 2009)

by Michael Grant

Series: Gone (1)

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Authors:Michael Grant
Info:Katherine Tegen Books (2009), Edition: Reprint, Paperback, 576 pages
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I found myself instantly drawn into this book and this world. In a genre where things could easily get predictable, I'm pleased to continue seeing new spins, new tragedies, new enemies, and constant surprises. This was a longer book than most YA, but it didn't seem long since it was so hard to put down that it took very little time to read! There is a definite open ended ending, but it's not one of those cliffhangers that leave you angry or too desperate for the next book. Still, I'm glad my library had book 2 so I can start soon. ( )
  MynTop | Apr 8, 2016 |
I do not really know why I did not like this book. I did read all of it cause I wanted to find out what would happen. A lot of twist were in this book, maybe too many? I think that it was the writing that did not get me loving this book. I felt distanced to the characters (and there are many characters in this book).
It was a very interesting concept. All the adults suddenly disappear but not very well executed. I wanted to try book 2 but when I found out there are at least 5 more one books I decided to stop. Not going to read Hunger even though I have a copy on my kindle. ( )
  Marlene-NL | Mar 12, 2016 |
I enjoyed this story a lot! I started it when I was younger though and wasn't interested in reading more. I definitely want to re read this now and finish the series. I remember it being very very sloooow. But there was a lot of intense scenes and action. it was lord of the flies with a modern city twist. I just enjoyed it and would like to read again ( )
  ChelseaClaudett | Mar 8, 2016 |
Meh. Plot was good, but the book could have been better. ( )
  babydogfish | Jan 29, 2016 |
This was an enjoyable read about friendship and survival, despite the fact that some parts were too far fetched for my liking (I hate talking animals!!). However, it was quite a page turner with plenty of action which kept the reader involved to the end and am looking forward to reading the sequel. ( )
  HeatherLINC | Jan 23, 2016 |
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One minute the teacher was talking about the Civil War. And the next minute he was gone.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0061448788, Paperback)

In the blink of an eye.

Everyone disappears.


Everyone except for the young. Teens. Middle schoolers. Toddlers. But not a single adult. No teachers, no cops, no doctors, no parents. Gone, too, are the phones, internet, and television. There is no way to get help.

Hunger threatens. Bullies rule. A sinister creature lurks. Animals are mutating. And the teens themselves are changing, developing new talents—unimaginable, dangerous, deadly powers—that grow stronger by the day.

It's a terrifying new world. Sides are being chosen and war is imminent.

The first in a breathtaking saga about teens battling each other and their darkest selves, gone is a page-turning thriller that will make you look at the world in a whole new way.

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In a small town on the coast of California, everyone over the age of fourteen suddenly disappears, setting up a battle between the remaining town residents and the students from a local private school, as well as those who have "The Power" and are able to perform supernatural feats and those who do not.… (more)

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