This World We Live in

This World We Live in

eBook - 2010
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When the moon's gravitational pull increases, causing massive natural disasters on earth, Miranda and her family struggle to survive in a world without cities or sunlight, and wonder if anyone else in still alive.
Publisher: Boston : Graphia, c2010
ISBN: 9780547487946
0547487940
Branch Call Number: eBook
Characteristics: 1 online resource (239 p.)

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KWALKER101
Mar 07, 2016

A hard fall from the last two books. Serious sexism shows it's face - from how the mom discriminates between traditional 'women's work' and 'men's work' to how she becomes a-ok with her son bringing another person into the family and risking children (when in the first book she reamed out Miranda for that exact same thing). Romance between the two leads is completely unbelievable, and everyone that dies is clearly excess baggage for the next book in the series. Some sections that mention religion but don't explore it deeply. Or, heck, at all, which is a big deal since they're all clearly going down the path of faith. Not worth reading.

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red_ant_4645
Nov 09, 2015

I liked the book series, it was very nicely written and its coming from a 13 year old c:

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Dixiedog2
Oct 20, 2014

Excellent book and great series. I loved the way the characters in book one and two came together in book three. Highly recommended series by - Doctor-at-Bass! Taylor A.

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dixiedog
Oct 19, 2014

Teen rated Susan Beth Pfeffer’s ‘This World We Live In’ (2010) - Life as We Knew It Series - Book 3, good but not as good as book 2 in the series. The characters of book one ‘Life as We Knew It’ and two ‘The Dead & the Gone’ come together in Pennsylvania and their struggle to survive continues. The Shade of the Moon’ (2013) Book 4 concludes the series. Recommended by Senior Doctor-at-Bass! D. A.

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emmadragons
Jan 04, 2014

great book .i like how it can be read as a stand alone novel.

TheOutsidersFanatic Oct 20, 2012

Too much going on at once. :/

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lisahiggs
Sep 27, 2012

Things get crazy in this continuation of the story that began with Life As We Knew It and The Dead And The Gone, but it doesn’t really matter. Too many people die, too many people fall in love, and too many people have no idea what’s going on, that it doesn’t make any difference what anybody does. When it doesn’t matter which character dies, or which character gets married, or what happens when a decision is made, there’s no reason to go on. A fast read, but not a worthwhile one. The series would have been stronger if it had finished after book two and we didn’t find out what happened.

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aliciapitts
Jul 27, 2012

I think that the book had a lot of sad things in it I know the book is fiction but that the people in this book had to go though these horrible things I encourage people to read it

ruthie2k8 Jul 06, 2012

This book was very emotional and depressing. It really makes you think about what you would do if this happened to the world. At many parts, it almost brought me to tears. Overall, I thought this book was a perfect action and touching book for all teens!

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daisy73e
Jun 24, 2012

I could only hope our world wouldnt ever turn out like this for our futrue generations

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JoshuahYon
Aug 28, 2014

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cardinal
Jan 24, 2014

Continuing the story of "The Dead and the gone" The family comes together and add some people. This complicates an already serious situation. Resources continue to dwindle.

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