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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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Aug 06, 2014
  • generalchan rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

The idea of the book sounded great, thats obviously why I picked it out. But as the book went on my expectations were thrown abit. It ended up not being really what I wanted it to be but sometimes thats okay. Although this book didn't really do that for me.

Jul 31, 2014
  • ForeverUnique29 rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

This book is a mix of adventure and science fiction. It had a really good plot but it lacked a few things. It gave me an empty feeling. I don't know if its because I was confused or felt sorry for the character but it was just missing something. And I'm disappointed that I don't know what that something is.

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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Jul 28, 2014
  • ForeverUnique29 rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

"I don't know what's going to happen with us, to us. But we had that, at least, and it was much more than nothing"

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