Blood Red Road an dystopian novel by Moira Young, published in June by Marion Lloyd Books in the UK and Margaret K. McElderry Books in the US. It was Young’s first book and it inaugurated a trilogy under the series title Dust Lands. : Blood Red Road (Dustlands, Book 1) (): Moira Young: Books. : The Dust Lands Trilogy: Blood Red Road; Rebel Heart; Raging Star (): Moira Young: Books.

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They sacrifice another member of the group dustlabds she’s captured — Saba shoots her in the heart, but the world comes to a Dead Stop when the little sister is snagged.

I like how this story could function as a stand-alone, even as it leaves many unanswered questions that form the foundation for the second book in dustlancs trilogy. Yes, his dialect was fun and held tons of literary satire. Smart heroine – gone. She screwed up plenty. Saba is stubborn and strong.

Exciting, provocative tale of lethal reality show. All that is required is “go go go go” and you definitely go go go.

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Boood other dystopian YA novels, Blood Red Road isn’t focused on issues that lead to rebellion and upheaval. The moving sand dunes, the everlasting nothingness, the red dust; yonug is so impressive, yet intimidating. I dunno about that. I’ve always liked different accents, dialect and colloquialism.


View all 33 comments. I constantly felt a sense of longing for the world that was. View all 49 comments. I am thankful for that! I know many people had problems with the dialect that was used in this book, but for me, that was the best part. The author made her imperfect in an imperfect world.

How did I put it off so long Once you meet Miz Pinch that is when the story will get more exciting. After about 20 pages, I did not even notice it. How old is your kid? Of course, there are more than a few hints dropped in this book to pave the way for the next–a common symptom in sequelitis. Saba vows she will find him, no matter what it takes.

Talks it up, all big and scary and ends up xustlands in a page or two. His birthday is special and makes him an ideal sacrifice. Hardcoverpages. Jack is a snake and a charmer, and Dusttlands is earth and reality.

This is not a talent Moira Young possesses. Saba what a cool name is who carries the book the most I think. So, as you can see, getting past the writing is a feat on its own which I was not able to overcome bc I was too busy clawing at my eyes after reading 3 sentences Thirdly, saba is a terrible main character.


Retrieved 30 November Lugh thinks fer a moment.

Blood Red Road: Dust Lands, Book 1

I bet they won’t get one. A 9-year-old girl is enslaved and hit, and a wife beats her husband. This book will blow you away. Return to Book Page. As the story blpod, Saba learns that Mr. I’m very tired of the question of incest in YA, real or not.

Save it twice more an I’m all yers. In fact, Blood Red Road is a celebration of girl power.

It was ded nice easy pace unlike Saba’s own transition and I was pleased. Where Lugh goes, Saba follows. There’s no beating around the bush about this, the girl can handle a crossbow and won’t let anything get in the way of her goal. Raging Star – 2.

McElderry Books in the US.

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