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Crossan’s use of first person narration from a set of four characters keeps the perspective moving — breqthe a sense of speed to the book. In the continued effort to saarah freedom for all citizens, a steadfast group of survivors are fighting two forces: Editorial Reviews From School Library Journal Gr 9 Up-The survivors of the Switch are sealed within a domed city, dependent on oxygen supplied by the government according to their social status.

However, most of the dystopian novels I’ve read have been more about experimentation and cloning so this was a refreshing new kind of plot.

When they first arrive a speaker tells them not to move because if they do, the land mines will go off. Readers are given a more mature view of human nature than in Breathe. Quinn and Bea are friends, but he doesn’t notice her the way she wants to be noticed.


Book ratings by Goodreads. It makes it less believable that Quin would make the choices he does later in the book. When the three cross paths, they will change everything. The different perspective changes with each chapter were brilliant, it allowed me to see into the eyes of all three of the main characters and what they were thinking and how sqrah felt.

Alina’s partner is exposed during an excursion to get drossan from a tree. The Harvest Seeds Book 3. It doesn’t have enough thrilling or adventure for me.

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Or can life really be possible Outside, if only they were taught how? The rree doesn’t draw out the conflict to establish a trilogy which was very refreshing. Alina’s a revolutionary who believes we can save the environment.

There is a sequel available now but I am still undecided on whether I’ll bother continuing – not because Breathe was ‘bad’ but because I’m not sufficiently driven or invested enough. Bea still annoyed the mess out of me and I didn’t care sadah her.

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In Breathe she allowed life to be normal and children to have children’s concerns. Quinn’s a Premium who’s never had to worry about having enough air. Three teens will leave everything they know behind in Sarah Crossan’s gripping and original dystopian teen novel of danger, longing, and glimmering hope that will appeal to fans of Patrick Ness and Veronica Roth.


I really like the idea behind this story. It may no longer rain, and water may no longer be potable.

I loved how the characters progressed. Resist Breathe by Sarah Crossan Although the heroes are likable, the story feels forced and the pacing too quick, almost as if large pieces have been left out. I also could not get into Alina. His best friend, Bea, is an Auxiliary who’s never worried frew anything but having enough air. The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books proclaims it an “action-packed dystopian series opener to watch out for.

Resist Breathe Book 2. I pretty much saw the ending coming a mile away, but I guess that’s just who she was. Chapters rotate narration among freedom-fighter Alina, privileged Quinn, and empathetic Bea. Besides being grating on the ears, the performance was so over-the top it was unbelievable. Books In This Series 2 Books.