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I highly recommend this book to young adults and adults alike.
I've never understood the writing tool of "show, don't tell"--I felt that this book, even once the story picked up, showed too much and told too little.
The characters are very well drawn and Bacigalupi's writing is as good as he other books.
Fantastic, I got into Paolo Bacigalupi when I read the Wind-Up Girl, and he's such a wonderful writer I figured his Young Adult books would be spectacular too. Read morePublished 3 days ago by Shannon
Great book. Fast paced and action packed - I finished it in a day.
I have heard PB describe himself as an "extrapolationist" and he does here extrapolate on... Read more
enjoyed the story very much, kept me glued to each page as the story unfoldedPublished 27 days ago by Ralph Torres
I had to read the book for a book group. I never have enjoyed science fiction. I know the book has received major awards but science fiction is not my genera. Read morePublished 1 month ago by darlene marrazzo
Really enjoyed this book- my daughter had to read it as a summer assignment & she had a hard time getting into it at first so we read it together & after the 3rd chapter we were... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Pamela L. Jackson
There's a lot of YA dystopian fiction out there. Ship Breaker represents some of the best. It's a compelling story with interesting characters set in a bleak future America.Published 2 months ago by johnchris