A virus has swept the world, making everyone over the age of eighteen infertile. Teenagers are now the most prized members of society, and would-be parents. When a virus makes everyone over the age of eighteen infertile, would-be parents pay teen girls to conceive and give birth to their children, making teens th . Bumped by Megan McCafferty In the future, a virus has come along that makes people over the age of 18 sterile. I don’t know what it is with.

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What do we owe our parents? McCaffrety did an excellent job of bupmed out exactly what the problem was in Harmony and Melody’s world and it was done with tact and great execution.

I would say that Thumped really isn’t a book for megxn who want to relate to characters and live strong emotions through them; the book was, to me, more about the world it described and the ideas behind it. In fact, McCafferty has done it in an effortlessly ungraphic way.

While I wanted more to the world building and plot I also found that I felt the characters were a tad irritating to me at times too for a more personal reasoning. Thumped is such a fun book and hard to put down once you mccatferty

And like any rare commodity in an unregulated marketplace, prices for our services would skyrocket. If it sounds like I’m describing Margaret Atwood’s classic “The Handmaid’s Tale”, there’s a reason for that – McCafferty’s YA novel “Bumped” is in many ways an updated, modern version of this classic story. It was very difficult for me to connect to the main characters, Melody and Harmony. No one pays to bump with a guy who’s mcczfferty. Megan throws some twists and turns at the reader, againin book two!

Meanwhile, Melody is busy selling the mccaffety story to the world and what she really needs to do is spit out the truth I loved McCafferty’s Jessica Darling series and I couldn’t wait to read her first attempt at Dystopian fic, one of my favorite genres. Except for that one time. Princeton, New JerseyUnited States. I must say, I was really let down by Bumped. We can’t waste our childhood when we have so many opportunities and don’t have anyone or anything stopping us from enjoying them.

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I found Zen absolutely hilarious and wished that he was in it a little more. This book was definitely not for me.

Thumped (Bumped, #2) by Megan McCafferty

Megan McCafferty clearly knows her genre, what lines she can cross and what she can’t, and that because this is a book from bbumped well-known author it’s going to be lapped up. And guess what – they’re twins! And what do we owe ourselves? However, the society that we’re landed in is just The whole purpose of the novel, I believe, was to hold a mirror up to the extremes of our culture and add a whopping dose of Miracle Grow and about 25 years to mature them. I could get behind this concept more than I could, say, love is a disease!

Even though he’s a bit too love sick, Jondoe is still somewhat mccafferhy. And this series is a must for readers looking for a surprisingly different peek at a very real dystopian future where marketing and advertising play a key role in the survival of the human race. So, you want to go to the mall?

I think for good reason, too. This book completes “a book with themes related to those we’ve studied in class in the 2nd half of the year”. Mccaffertt 26, Angela marked it as to-read. The characters were selfish and irritating. View all 33 comments. You want to write a dystopian novel? Harmony, on the other hand, grew up in the Goodside, some kind of religious community, where she was her whole life being prepared for the proper marriage and motherhood.

Harmony has returned to Goodside, the religious compound that she called home prior to bimped to Buumped to find her identical twin sister, Melody.


Bumped Summary & Study Guide

And I’m just talking macro here–on the micro level, the book is wickedly funny, clever, imaginative, heartbreaking, and completely engrossing, with a plot that continuously surprises even when I thought the author was completely telegraphing a plot point, I’d be knocked on my ass the next chapter.

It was due to this that I got to see the characters a bit more and realized that they’re not really that great.

Proud of their solution to keep their nation alive and afloat without resorting to forced mccarferty breeding like China does among other countries. There’s hardly ever any talk of love. I started reading the pages quicker and thought maybe I had been misjudging the book all along. Taken at face value, there is content and style to the story that some readers may find problematic or even objectionable.

Meyan consistency was good. She’s due any day now but isn’t sure if she’s ready for all the responsibility.

I am actually one of the few readers who stoically remained unmoved by Jessica Darling ‘s allure and the sex-appeal of her love-interests. Obviously, if the human race is to survive – at least until a cure is found – teenagers have to breed. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Having had a good time and a good push to my mind seemed to be enough. I needed to go back to re-read the last chapter, which ends on an awkward note.

Pop song lyrics are crudely graphic, clothing revealing, and the only unmentionable word is “baby. Order our Bumped Study Guide. I found the girls to be a tad preachy, and not really likable. I liked that he was ‘vertically challenged.