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Rebel Heart: Dust Lands: 2

by Moira Young

Doubleday Canada | October 30, 2012 | Hardcover

Rebel Heart: Dust Lands: 2 is rated 3.8 out of 5 by 5.

Saba has rescued her kidnapped brother and defeated the fanatical Tonton. But the price to be paid for her violent victory is terrible. Jack has disappeared--and can no longer be trusted. A new and formidable enemy is on the rise in the dustlands. No one is safe. And Saba must confront the terrible secret hidden in the darkest depths of her soul.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 432 pages, 8.51 × 5.8 × 1.35 in

Published: October 30, 2012

Publisher: Doubleday Canada

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0385671865

ISBN - 13: 9780385671866

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Rated 3 out of 5 by from Boring and Not as good as the first but good events Not as good as the first. It was boring and didn't really speed up till the end. The events were good but it seemed as though they were stretched out then put together really fast. The EVents were kinda fun too in some parts but that was about it. :/
Date published: 2013-05-07
Rated 3 out of 5 by from A good book but not so much the ghost hunting part Like some readers hv pointed out earlier, I am not a big fun of the first few chapters, the idea of supernature, star reader or the lightning reader is a bit too much for me to take and what in a world does Demalo come from, his crush on saba is not so unexpected but bizzar in a bad way. But still, as always love the fast pace of the storylines and I do find Saba more likeable than the first book.
Date published: 2013-01-31
Rated 4 out of 5 by from A new and improved Saba! Better than the first!! This second book in the Dust Lands trilogy picks up right where Blood Red Road left off. Jack is heading for the storm belt to find Ike's girlfriend, Molly Pratt, to give her the bad news that Ike is dead. Following the death of Vicar Pinch during the battle atop Pine Top Hill, someone named The Pathfinder has taken his place and his stewards say that he is going to heal the earth. Who is the mysterious Pathfinder? When word gets back to Saba that Jack is running with the Tonton, she can't believe her ears. She thinks that it must be a mistake because Jack would never betray her or work with the Tonton. Is this all part of Jack's plot to destroy the Tonton from the inside, or has he been playing Saba all along? I enjoyed Rebel Heart so much more than Blood Red Road! I like this new and improved version of Saba, the one who doesn't worship the ground that Lugh walks on and doesn't put him on a pedestal. Saba realizes that what she has gone through has changed her, and she isn't the same person anymore...and neither is Lugh. Saba has much more strength and confidence than she did before, and she is so much better for it! She is also much more caring towards Emmi; it was her lack of love and concern for Emmi that bugged me so much in Blood Red Road. I want to know more about the Pathfinder and how he figures into Saba's future. I have my suspicions, and I can't wait to find out if I'm right! In my opinion, Young's sophomore book is stronger than her debut. I love the character arcs that she has developed, and I am really intrigued to see how everything pulls together in the last book of the trilogy, which is slated for release in January 2014. I even enjoyed Heather Lind's narration more this time around. I think that it is her vocalization of Jack that I dislike, and his role in this book is not as prominent. I received this audiobook from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. I did not receive any compensation for my review, and the views expressed herein are my own.
Date published: 2013-01-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Fantastic Sequel! I'll keep it short and sweet. This book is as amazing, if not better, then the first. Rebel Heart takes you back to the first novel, where you will learn to understand different aspects of the first book-certin events, and the actions and feelings of the characters. I loved the romantic aspect of this book, and how all the guys love Saba, and how shes to "open" when she does those... Things that she does. I know she'll end up with Jack... She has to... Anyway just read this book. This series. It will amaze you.
Date published: 2012-11-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Realistic and Raw The Good Stuff Intriguing , realistic character development for Saba - nothing at all stereotypical Fast paced Fascinating new characters Enjoyed the little hints that pertain to what happened to the world Emphasizes the incredible willingness to survive that we humans have Liked knowing a lot more about Jack's back-story Ending has me dying to read the final book Portrayal of grief very dark, honest and real I know a lot of people dislike Saba, but I find her truly fascinating. She is damaged , flawed character, but I find that what is interesting about her. She never acts stereotypical, she makes mistakes, but she is trying and developing -- nice work Ms Young! Nice also to see Saba realizing what a jerk her brother is -- please oh please Ms Young, kill him off!!! The Not So Good Stuff A little repetitive at times Some highly questionable actions taken by certain characters (Trying to be spoiler free, so hope that makes sense) The writing style might be hard for most people, but I found it refreshing and worked for the characters Not lovin the cover, it's not bad, just sorta plain Still don't see the fascination for Lugh - he's a selfish jackass - plain and simple Favorite Quotes/Passages "What happens changes you. Fer good or ill, yer changed ferever. There ain't no goin back. No matter how many tears you cry. It sounds simple, but it ain't." "There are some people, she says, not many, who have within them the power to change things. The courage to act in the service of somethin greater than themselves." To change things, I says. Through their actions, she says, they can turn the tide of human affairs." They, I says. You mean me." "If restless spirits ride the Wraithway, they ain't Wreckers. They're nature spirits. The spirits of earth an water. Of air an plants an creatures. With every right to ride vengeance on men. No, Wrecker soul's don't roam the road. This place, this hell, is their home. They're caught in their rivers of fire, always an ferever drownin. Never, ever to be free. Their voices gutter in the flames. Take pity, fergive me, have mercy on me. Prisoners of their own destruction. Trapped till the end of time." Who Should/Shouldn't Read Definitely only for those who have read the first book If you haven't read Blood Red Road, but enjoy what I liken to Road Warrior for teens, check out Blood Red Road 4 Dewey's I received this from Random House in exchange for an honest review
Date published: 2012-11-07
Rated out of 5 by from I don't think I can wait another 2 months ._.
Date published: 2012-09-01
Rated out of 5 by from CANNOT WAIT UNTIL THIS BOOK COMES OUT. Blood Red Road was outstanding! :)
Date published: 2012-06-23

– More About This Product –

Rebel Heart: Dust Lands: 2

by Moira Young

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 432 pages, 8.51 × 5.8 × 1.35 in

Published: October 30, 2012

Publisher: Doubleday Canada

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0385671865

ISBN - 13: 9780385671866

From the Publisher

Saba has rescued her kidnapped brother and defeated the fanatical Tonton. But the price to be paid for her violent victory is terrible. Jack has disappeared--and can no longer be trusted. A new and formidable enemy is on the rise in the dustlands. No one is safe. And Saba must confront the terrible secret hidden in the darkest depths of her soul.

About the Author

MOIRA YOUNG was born in New Westminster, BC, where she attended the University of British Columbia before heading to the UK to study drama. After a few years of performing on the alternative comedy circuit and tap-dancing on a West End stage, Young returned to Vancouver where she successfully trained as an opera singer. Returning to the UK, she sang in some of London''s most prestigious venues. Young has now returned to her first love--writing--with her debut novel, Blood Red Road. Moira Young lives in Bath, England with her husband.

Editorial Reviews

Praise for Blood Red Road
"It''s Mad Max and The Hunger Games meets True Grit. . . .The author moves between ruthless action and gorgeous, buttery narration. . . . In the hands of a lesser writer, that style might have dragged, but first-time author Young is talented, and she''s just getting started. . . .This is a must-read, where girls rescue boys, and where the future looms up full of hope and loss, struggles and archetypes that give the story a timeless, classic edge."
—The Globe and Mail

"Eerie and adventurous. . . on par with Suzanne Collins'' The Hunger Games and Paolo Bacigalupi''s Ship Breaker. . . .Blood Red Road has a cinematic quality that makes it white-hot. . . .The fervor is more than warranted."
—LA Times

"Brutal and thrilling."
—The Wall Street Journal
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