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When We Wake

Healey, Karen (Book - 2013 )
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
When We Wake
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"In 2027, sixteen-year-old Tegan is just like every other girl--playing the guitar, falling in love, and protesting the wrongs of the world with her friends. But then Tegan dies, waking up 100 years in the future as the unknowing first government guinea pig to be cryogenically frozen and successfully revived. Appalling secrets about her new world come to light, and Tegan must choose to either keep her head down or fight for a better future"--
Authors: Healey, Karen
Title: When we wake
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2013.
Edition: 1st ed.
Characteristics: 296 p. ;,22 cm.
Summary: "In 2027, sixteen-year-old Tegan is just like every other girl--playing the guitar, falling in love, and protesting the wrongs of the world with her friends. But then Tegan dies, waking up 100 years in the future as the unknowing first government guinea pig to be cryogenically frozen and successfully revived. Appalling secrets about her new world come to light, and Tegan must choose to either keep her head down or fight for a better future"--
ISBN: 031620076X
9780316200769
Statement of Responsibility: by Karen Healey
Subject Headings: Australia Fiction. Dystopias Fiction. Cryonics Fiction. Teenage girls Fiction. Australia Fiction. Dystopias Fiction. Cryonics Fiction. Teenage girls Fiction.
Genre/Form: Young adult fiction.
Science fiction.
Topical Term: Dystopias
Cryonics
Teenage girls
Dystopias
Cryonics
Teenage girls
LCCN: 2012028739
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Oct 08, 2013
  • Maria_nela rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

Very predictable and not very original. It takes a lot from The Hunger Games. What could have been a very good book based on the original idea is just another boring book.

May 28, 2013
  • StarGladiator rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Really well written, altogether a great read! Why are the most sophisticated novels in the Young Adult Science Fiction category (although this is SF, it is listed as a novel)? Because that's the way it appears to have always been, certainly so when I was a youth. Highly recommended.

Apr 26, 2013
  • kristen89 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I loved this book, very well written and a new and invigorating storyline. Tegan, the main character is very relatebale and you experience everythign with her, her confusion while waking up in the future and how she has to learn both how to function in this new world and ultimately, how to survive when she discovers the true intentions of her 'captors', nobody is really who they seem to be, and everyone has secrets. Looking forward to book 2

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