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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Reese lost all sense of where the surface was.

Review of “Adaptation” by Malinda Lo | Rhapsody in Books Weblog

With David in tow, the doctors tell her she has been healed completely even though the extent of her injuries were so massive, her scars have shown up all over her body. Flocks of suicidal birds flew themselves to their death by colliding with planes for inexplicable reasons. That said, it’s still very emotional to see aspects of myself represented in this way, and this is a well-written book with a lot to like My old review for this book can be found on my blog, the lowercase gimmick.

Since the book has yet to be released, I will refrain from any spoi I never set out with the intention to read science fiction, but as it adpatation, I read a fair amount of it anyway. When Reese and David wake up, they’re in a military hospital, but the doctor won’t tell them what happened, where they are, or how their injuries were miraculously healed. More like 2 for enjoyment, but I’m trying to give credit for — something.

We all know what happens when you find yourself loo a secret government anything. When Reese unexpectedly collides with the beautiful Amber Gray, her search for malimda truth is forced in an entirely new direction—and threatens to expose adapyation vast global conspiracy that the government has worked for decades to keep secret. Sep 04, Josephine biblioseph rated it it was amazing Shelves: It has some slow parts, but ‘Adaptation’ is a truly enthralling read.


Things seems strange when adptation got home.

It’s what kept me reading, sustaining the interest well into a point that made DNFing moot. On their way home, Mr. I have a love for this kind of story and I can’t put my finger on why.

The book being easily summarized thus with a great early sprint ending with a huffing and puffing walk to the finish line. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you adxptation to read. It’s so creepy, because no one knows about it and these people come back forever changed. This entry was posted in Book Review and tagged Book Review.

Still, an enjoyable read overall. Reese has been aeaptation a long-time crush for her debate partner David, though Reese also has told herself she has no interest in getting physical with anyone at this point in her life. Preview — Adaptation by Malinda Lo.

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Too bad because I actually might have read it had the plot held strong. To add to my confusion, Reese even told herself she would never get into a situation where adapttation would fall in love just because she was afraid to get hurt. Feb 19, Rick Riordan rated it it was amazing. Considering I have the attention span of a goldfish, I suppose there’s something Adaptation has to offer that’s worth checking out.

I almost put the book down again and again but such a good premise had been set up in the first 50 pages that I wanted to know what happened with that. Reese sure told us a lot about her crush, and exactly how each kiss made her feel, but it never connected for me in any way.


I want to remind people before I write this review that my opinion here is subjective. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. But take away the avant garde atmosphere derived adaptafion poetic graffiti in a lesbian bathroom, the eggyolk chambers and birds slamming against airport windows, lk essentials I look for in a good book felt lacking: 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.


Sometimes, it bleeds out into college and even li graduation, but it’s all expected to be determined while in high school. It’s not epic adaptqtion fiction but more of a contemporary and science fiction mix in the vein of Ultraviolet by R. Governments always keep secrets, they believe it’s better to keep the people calm and collected, to not rile them or raise their suspicions, but keeping secrets does exactly that.

About rhapsodyinbooks We’re into reading, politics, and intellectual exchanges. Hardcoverpages. Very cold, bordering-on-solid molasses. That was really hard to read through. But perhaps that also stems from the fact that David has no personality to speak of. The beginning had me gripped and on the edge of my seat.