Lets see what are pluses and minuses of dust lands trilogy. Sabas life is shattered when her twin brother is stolen by four strangers. Half a year after saba and lugh turned eighteen, four cloaked horsemen show up, kill the. I mean, i had vaguely heard that blood red road was really good, and i knew it was the winner of the 2011 costa childrens book award that little titbit of info was written on the inside of the copy that i borrowed but blood red road still blew me away. Raging star by moira young 2015, paperback, combined volume omnibus edition at the best online prices at ebay. A native canadian, moira lives with her husband in. Blood red road book by moira young official publisher page. Amidst the wreckage of a ruined civilization, saba must fight to save. Buy a discounted paperback of the dust lands trilogy online from australias leading online bookstore. The wizard of oz, lawrence of arabia, raiders of the lost ark, gladiator, star wars, mad max, last of the mohicans and captain blood.
When her twin brother is stolen, she pursues his captors through a wild, wasted land. Epics and classic adventure movies also inspired the dustlands books. Raging star is the third book in the dust lands trilogy. Rebel heart was a weaker novel and a victim of second book syndrome, but i trusted raging star to bring me back and give this series the. The dust lands trilogy book by moira young official publisher. Moira young books list of books by author moira young thriftbooks. Blood red road is the first book in the dust lands trilogy. Saba is ready to seize her destiny and defeat demalo and the tonton. Raging star by moira young overdrive rakuten overdrive. In blood red road, saba is forced to flee silverlake, a driedup wasteland ravaged by constant sandstorms, when four cloaked horsemen capture her beloved twin brother lugh. Summary edit saba is ready to seize her destiny and defeat demalo and the tonton. See the complete dust lands series book list in order.
Saba is described as having dark hair and eyes and not being very friendly. Ultimately though there was enough good stuff to outweight any bad and i was very excited and was anticpating the last book of the trilogy for sometime. Hello select your address best sellers todays deals new releases customer service gift ideas books todays deals new releases customer service gift ideas books. Her encounter with demalo leaves her drawn to the man she knows should be her enemy. The heartstone warms when wore near him when saba is wearing it. Blood red road book by moira young official publisher. The first book, blood red road, won the costa childrens book award, was a cybils award winner for fantasy and science fiction, and was a best fiction for young adults selection.
Raging star puts a twist to the whole series as things start to change. Not even the handsome thief who saves her life and steals her heart. She has no choice but to continue to lead the fight against him. Moira young is one of the most promising and startling new voices in teen fiction. Raging star is the final book in the dust lands trilogy by moira young. Ive loved westerns since my childhood, they form the foundation of the dustlands. Though i initially avoided it due to the colloquial writing style, seeing the first book blood red road for cheap in a used bookstore was enough to encourage me and it wormed its way into my heart somehow. Moira young dustlands series wiki fandom powered by wikia. You loved blood red road and rebel heart and now youll love raging star. Saba lives with her father her mother is dead, twin brother lugh, and younger sister emmi in a wasteland where laws do not exist. Moira young certainly didnt pull any punches with the ending to the dust lands trilogy, thats for damn sure. Blood red road has a searing pace, a poetically minimal writing style, violent action, and an epic love story.
Raging star is the conclusion of the trilogy that began with blood red road, and it may be the best of the three. Blood red road 2011 rebel heart 2012 raging star 2014 references external links. The huge gray area between right and wrong is explored in a thoughtful way. All three books in the highly praised dust lands trilogy, which mtvs hollywood crush blog called better than the hunger games, are now available in a collectible paperback boxed set in blood red road, saba is forced to flee silverlake, a driedup wasteland ravaged by constant sandstorms, when four cloaked horsemen capture her beloved twin brother lugh. The road has never been more dangerous, and betrayal lurks in the most unexpected places in the breathtaking conclusion to the dust lands trilogy. My heart was literally pounding as i was swept away across the dust lands to join saba on. Amidst the wreckage of a ruined civilization, saba must fight to save herself, her family, and maybe her whole world. Blood red road is a dystopian novel by moira young, published in june 2011 by marion lloyd books in the uk and margaret k. The dust lands trilogy blood red road, rebel heart, raging star by moira young. Demalo wants saba to join him, in life and work, to create and build a healthy, stable, sustainable worldfor the chosen few. The dust lands trilogy book by moira young official. Raging star has the same driving plot, awesome characters, and distinctive voice as the other books, but it goes deeper in exploring the themes. Booktopia has the dust lands trilogy, blood red road. Blood red road is the first book in the dust lands trilogy by moira young.
Moira young is the author of the dust lands series. I absolutely fell in love with blood red road when i first read it four years ago saba was such a strong, flawed heroine and the writing style young. The searchers became my touchstone for blood red road. I would recommend the dust lands trilogy, though this is the weakest of the three books any additional comments. Blood red road, rebel heart, raging star the dust lands trilogy is a book series by moira young. The second dustlands book, rebel heart, was a finalist in canada for the sunburst prize, bc stellar award and monica hughes award for science fiction and fantasy. Moira young at the internet speculative fiction database. It was youngs first book and it inaugurated a trilogy under the series title dust lands.
One of his most prized possesion is a broken telescope. Rebel heart was slightly weaker than blood red road and i found myself struggling a little to get through certain chapters. A native canadian, moira lives with her husband in the uk. This second book, rebel heart, meanders and often bogs down. It is followed by rebel heart and finishes with raging star.
The final instalment of the trilogy, raging star, was published in may 2014. The first book in the dustlands trilogy is blood red road. Moira young born 1959 is a canadian childrens novelist. Determined to rescue him, she pursues his captors through a wild, wasted land. The final instalment in the heart stopping dust lands trilogy, which began with the costa awardwinning blood red road and continued with rebel heart. Jack is an important character in the dustlands series. The dust lands trilogy is a book series by moira young. Makes it worth that extralong wait between the second and third books. All three books in the highly praised dust lands trilogy, which mtvs hollywood crush blog called better than the hunger games, are now available in a collectible paperback boxed set. The third book, raging star, redeems the trilogy though blood red road is still the best. I adored some parts of this trilogy and hated the others. Ive taken my time with this series, reading it over the course of several years, and for what its worth, im glad that i was able to finish it.1424 568 1607 1471 614 989 1329 236 1380 1301 1186 268 883 1261 1282 495 337 930 953 1182 451 319 1441 893 63 741 358 620 1032 471 893 1191 860 26 150 964 940 1163 1212 1457 1440 1228 748 1146 1046 1068 242 548