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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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However, I once had a bulgarian author talk in my old high school, about a book she’d written about communism. This is megaan it is when Melody finally stands up and says what she thinks to make a change in the way that they live.

Bumped Summary & Study Guide

Teen pregnancy is suddenly the new cool. Both characters feel stereotypical at first — Melody sounds like a self-absorbed over-achiever, and Harmony is a classic Bible-thumper. She doesn’t seem to understand that words serve as a bomb or a balm and all too often Melody chooses to hurt instead of heal.

It’s part of a two-book series, which is a little disappointing I can’t tell you how much I want to read a book and actually know how it ends without having to wait a year but the storyline was definitely intriguing and left me thinking for hours afterward. I started reading the pages quicker and thought maybe I had been misjudging the book all along. Where most of these Wither, Matched, Legend, Divergent, and many more offer bleak, dramatic visions of the future where romance and hope should prevail through tragedy, Megan McCafferty works on similar ideas by way of the satire.

Quotes “They predicted sixteen years ago, almost before anyone else, that girls like me – prettier, smarter, healthier – would be the world’s most invaluable resource. I wish there had been more to the story.

She is a product-and I mean that in both senses of the word-of her times. Girls, put that on your list! Of course there are slip-ups with those wanting to keep their child.


I had no idea what the hell anybody was saying and I constantly had to stare at long passages trying to decipher what things meant. Of course, on the surface our society seems so different, yet mccafderty are alarming similarities between our world mccafferth the world painted in this book.

It felt forced and stunted; not to mention, it made me dry-heavey with all the neggy-and-preggy-fullification. Normally, when I read Dystopian I expect darkness, end time feeling and such, not that I want it, but this is how nearly all dystopian novels I read lately are. I loved getting back into their lives, seeing where they were just about eight-and-a-half months later. I’m the only one who will take credit for my successes. McCafferty definitely gives us readers many mccaffrrty to consider.

They both were trapped by society, its pressures and everyone else’s expectations of them. The scariest thing about Thumped — a story told about a futuristic dystopia where teen girls have their bodies sold for reproductive purposes — is how eerily similar it is to our own world right now. To make you think about how easily we are influenced by the media, and the world around us.

I surprised they didn’t pair it with a little global warming – you know maybe that could have been the reason for the infertility. But she relies I’ve been reading a lot of positive reviews about this and am said to say this won’t be one of them. The chapters are quite short and while occasionally this caused some blurring between the characters for me, I did like the flow and rhythm to the book. Return to Book Page.

I read a news story this week about a ten-year-old girl in Spain who just gave birth. The dystopian novel BUMPED is a huge departure from her legacy, but if you tone down your instinctual desire to compare it to the Jessica Darling books, it is a fantastically complex story that will provide fodder for thought for multiple rereads. I see the issues the author is trying to approach in her writing however didn’t find them hugely compatible with writing style of megxn book.

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The writing is just stunning at times. I initially megwn not plan to write a review when I switched off my Kindle.

Then there is the religious speak.

Thumped (Bumped, #2) by Megan McCafferty

I’m sad that this is the last book!!! There were quite a few little twists and mysteries that kept me guessing, and 3 stars?

They are forced to make tough, adult decisions, choosing between what is good for themselves and those directly involved or mccaffsrty society wants them to do.

I couldn’t believe how many slang terms McCafferty could c The jacket flap does not do this book justice.

In the end, Bumped did not stand up to my expectations. This book was so much more though. Things you pick up on as being very strange in the first ‘trimester’ of the book will have their explanations later bukped and often will take you by surprise. It’s not a hard read emotionally; but it is intellectually stimulating. In the end she made the right decision because of choices other people made for her, not because of herself.

Bumped Summary & Study Guide

In Thumped, it’s not as over the top and instead of seeing more of their world, the story is bogged down by romances and boy trouble. Open Preview See a Problem? It’s a world–much like our own–where children are encouraged to grow up too fast.

mccaffrrty With me so far? Feb 26, Reading Teen rated it really liked it. Melody has obtained a conception contract with the Jaydens but while searching for the perfect partner for Melody to bump with she is fighting her attraction to her best friend, Zen, who is not a good partner. He also acts as a de facto voice of reason. However Thumped had the attributes of a dystopian text but luckily not the same disturbing outcomes. What do we owe God?