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Reese can’t remember anything from the time between the accident and the day she woke up almost a month later. She only knows one thing: She’s different. Malinda Lo’s newest book, Adaptation, is a step away from her usual fare: it’s a young adult science fiction novel set in the near future. As the. Joint Review: Adaptation by Malinda Lo. Posted on October 3, Title: Adaptation. Author: Malinda Lo. Genre: Science Fiction, Horror, Young Adult.

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This book was well paced, with action here and a lull there. Secrets and lies abound, and Reece needs to figure out who to trust. Lo wrote in third person limited which made the inclusion of news items Reese was reading a clever way to insert the the extra information needed instead of switching to omniscience. As a heroine, Reese is adapgation of a Bella.

Adaptation (Adaptation, #1) by Malinda Lo

I saw what was coming from a mile away, hoped it wouldn’t happen, and then it did. Their experiences were anything but everyday. This is the first book I read involving lesbian romance. A copy was provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review. Know what I mean? Sure I appreciate the novelty of a bisexual heroine in the cusps of sexual awakening but at its core, this still fell prey to the clutches of love triangles and unfounded attraction. There’s no slow build to a climax; it all feels completely thrown together.


Adaptation is unique, an engrossing tale of a girl lost after a near fatal accident and her life afterwards, a life that seems to involve government secrets and being watched constantly. Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts.

Other books in the series. I never set out with the intention to read science fiction, but as it happens, I read a fair amount of it anyway. Sorry, one more complaint: Since the book has yet to be released, I will refrain from any spoilers makinda give a more broad opinion with the intention of exciting other people about the storyline.

Details at a glance: Thanks for telling us about the problem. On the drive home, on an empty stretch of highway in the middle of the night in Nevada, a bird flies into their headlights and the car flips over.

Reese has got to be one of the most annoying characters to exist in the book world. Mar 17, Lindsay rated it really liked it Shelves: I ended up grabbing it and the sequel on our way to the airport, and read it on the flight.

I rather liked how it was Malinda addresses a lesbian relationship in this novel. Is there enough in Adaptation for me to come back for more? Both Ash and Huntress were Fantasy stories in a secondary world setting, featuring lyrical writing and a coming of age motif at their centre.

Which brings me to my next point: On their way home, Mr.


The government official characters each with names like Special Agent X seemed more like over-the-top movie caricatures wearing dark glasses of course than realistic officials under those same circumstances. Who doesn’t love to read about nature going haywire?! Across North America, flocks of birds hurl themselves into airplanes, causing at least a dozen to crash. On their drive home to San Francisco, along a stretch of empty highway in the middle of the Nevada night, a bird flies into their headlights.

It’s almost common now, a young adult novel where the government is keeping secrets from its citizens.

This novel is unique; the premise unheard of in this genre. If this seems like your thing, try it out. Not one quip about Capt Sullenberger?

ADAPTATION by Malinda Lo | Kirkus Reviews

She’s thoroughly embarrassing at times but it’s so plainly obvious she loves her daughter and wants the best for her. Reese’s coming of age, self-discovery story seemed out of place. Chapman’s flight back to San Francisco got grounded. It is just that these aspects of the novel were not seamlessly woven together to form a coherent whole.

Okay, birds are creepy.