Monday, September 24, 2012

Unwind (Unwind Trilogy #1) by Neal Shusterman

Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Year Published: 2007
Pages: 335
Rating:didn't like it it was ok liked it really liked it it was amazing (my current rating)

Connor, Risa, and Lev are running for their lives.
The Second Civil War was fought over reproductive rights. The chilling resolution: Life is inviolable from the moment of conception until age thirteen. Between the ages of thirteen and eighteen, however, parents can have their child "unwound," whereby all of the child's organs are transplanted into different donors, so life doesn't technically end. Connor is too difficult for his parents to control. Risa, a ward of the state is not enough to be kept alive. And Lev is a tithe, a child conceived and raised to be unwound. Together, they may have a chance to escape and to survive.
This book is an example of a perfect dystopian story. 
Everything is in right portions. It has all elements that are needed in a dystopian book.
I love everything about this book. I have no complains other than that I wish this book would be thicker and longer also gave more details of the life of Connor, Risa, and Lev. I was so sad when I finished reading this, but then at the same moment am so happy that I read this recently so I don't have to wait for 5 years for the sequel to come out. XD
The story grabbed me from the start till the end. The pace and the plot of the story were perfect. And the most important thing of all was the characters! I LOVE THEM! I WANT TO MARRY ALL OF THEM! Connor, Risa, and Lev (also other characters). Their characters developed through out the story beautifully.
This was actually the first time I read a book that told a story from multi-perspectives. But it works just great for this book and I just couldn't help to love everything in it.
I can just go on and go on about how much I really love and enjoy reading this book.. So I really and strongly recommend you who read this post, if you haven't read this book, you should, darlings.. Otherwise, you just miss something reallllllyyyy good.
Now I am just wishing that Mr. Mailman will deliver the sequel of this book, Unwholly just in time.. :)

1 comment:


    That's not a good idea.

    LOL. Great review! I need to read this soooooon...