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#707444 in Books 2014-01-14 2014-01-14Original language:EnglishPDF # 1 8.00 x .75 x 5.25l, .66 #File Name: 1423146328304 pages | File size: 20.Mb Megan Crewe : The Lives We Lost (Fallen World) before purchasing it in order to gage whether or not it would be worth my time, and all praised The Lives We Lost (Fallen World): 1 of 1 people found the following review helpful. Must Read Series!By BookStacksOnDeckThere are quite a few sophomore series books releasing this year, but this was one that I was so looking forward to reading! I loved the first book in the series, The Way We Fall, so much that I had to pre-order this one. In this second book, the story focuses on Kaelyn finding samples of a possible vaccine that her father had created and venturing off the island with her friends to find someone who can reproduce it. Then hopefully the vaccine can be administered to those that have


survived thus far. An innumerable amount of people have suffered the effects of the virus and eventually succumbed to their deaths. So while they are trying to find a scientist, doctor, or researcher who could do this - among the vicious population of people that are left doing what they can to survive - Kaelyn and her crew are doing what they can, themselves, to survive and avoid contracting the virus. This is all happening during the winter by the way. They're freezing cold, constantly having to find shelter and food, avoid marauders, and trek countless miles in the snow. Oh and also another thing - Kae has to ensure that the vaccine is kept at an optimum temperature in its cold storage box. It can't get too warm or too cold (that it freezes) or it could be worthless and their efforts would have been for nothing.Talk about a survival story! I thought the amount of overwhelming challenges and obstacles they met were realistic and was glad that they weren't often presented with lucky breaks. I think their bit of naivet in the beginning was necessary for them to quickly learn the nature of their situation and the behaviors of their fellow survivors. It hardened them and helped them to become extremely cautious, but they were still able to retain their sense of humanity. I think if you haven't read the first book in this series, you wouldn't be too lost just reading this story, but you would definitely have to read the third book if you want to know what happens in the end with Kae and the gang. I read the first book right after it came out about a year ago, so I forgot some things, but this second book had just the right amount of recap to refresh my memory and put me back into Kae's world. I would recommend that you do read the first book though since you will have more sense of the relationship between them all - Kaelyn, Leo, Gavin, Meredith, and Tessa. I freaking love the book cover. I also love the first and (pending) third book covers for this series and love how pronounced, consistent, but different they are. I love this series and I'm impatiently awaiting book three to be released!Source: Purchased0 of 0 people found the following review helpful. Young PA, not as Horrific as it Could Have BeenBy OpheliasOwnor a treatment to stop the pandemic. People trust the government will save them. But a virus that collapsed all the governing powers is going to squash any hope of finding a cure as well. In the second book of Megan Crewe's The Fallen Worlds Trilogy, Kaelyn has the weight of the world on her shoulders. In The Lives We Lost, the hope of a cure lies in the hands of an orphaned teenage girl.Kae isn't in the mood for celebrating her birthday with everything that has happened to them. When she grabs her father's coat, the only thing that still smells like him, she discovers the key she has been looking for desperately: the key to his lab where he was trying to develop a cure. When she goes to the lab, she finds 5 vials of a vaccine her father was convinced would work, and as the first guinea pig, it seemed to be protecting him. With the vaccine in tow, Kae convinces Gav to trek with her to Ottawa in search of government scientists who can replicate the vaccine and save the world. What they don't expect are military helicopters to descend on the island in order to destroy what they believe is the epicenter of the pandemic. When a lone soldier speeds up to the dock to save them, Kae piles everyone in to race across the straight to the mainland. Now they are forced to begin their journey with more than they had expected and even with a kid in tow.But life on the mainland has changed. Leo tried to warn them about what it was like in a world where everyone was scared of dying, people were freezing to death, and starvation was imminent, but Kae is determined to save people with her vaccine. She uses 2 of the vials to vaccinate her little cousin Meredith and Leo, but Gav refuses to use one of the precious vaccines on himself. As they get further into the mainland, however, it becomes clear the virus isn't the only thing they have to worry about. When Meredith tells a group of hostile strangers about the vaccine, the group finds themselves dodging the murderous gang all across Canada. There are a lot of people who would love to save themselves with the few vaccines instead of save the world, but a few brave teens know the right thing to do, even if it kills them.There is a lot about this book, the group of teens tracking across the countryside, the snow, the food, etc. that reminds me of Ashfall by Mike Mullin, but this story is much less mature than Mullin's series. That isn't to say it isn't a good story, but if you have read some of the more gritty and mature versions of this story, this one won't be as exciting. There were quite a few instances where I wanted to just smack the kids as they announced their possession of a vaccine, got in arguments with people on the street, and trusted people WAY too easily, but I imagine there are a lot of naive young adults out there who would fall into the same traps (although letting your little cousin announce you have a vaccine is quite possibly the stupidest thing you could ever do). I wanted them to maintain a lower profile, but they seemed hellbent on walking in and announcing their presence with every step. It was maddening at times.Even with the lack of maturity, this was a fun story. It's mild nature would make it great for a younger reader who was new to the postapocalyptic genre, but it would probably be too immature for a reader who had finished a story like Ashfall. I would give it to your stronger middle school readers, and it would be really interesting to see how many of those kids would find the actions of the book's characters to be childish as I did. Maybe they wouldn't even notice! But, Crewe did a pretty good job, and I will definitely be coming back to the third book to see the final leg of their journey.0 of 0 people found the following review helpful. My son started this series over the summer by borrowing ...By Lisa D. BarnesMy son started this series over the summer by borrowing the first book from the library. He read it in 1 day. We then ordered book 2 -again he read it in a day. Then did the same for the 3rd book. First, the virus took Kaelyn's friends, then her family, and now it's spread beyond her island. No one is safe. But when Kaelyn finds samples of a vaccine hidden in her father's abandoned laboratory, she knows there's only one option: seek out someone who can replicate it. As Kaelyn and her friends head to the mainland they face greater challenges than


they ever could have imagined. Not everyone they meet wants Kaelyn to succeed-and many simply want her dead and the vaccine for themselves. With the chance of finding help slipping away, will Kaelyn be forced to sacrifice those she loves in order to rescue the human race?Megan Crewe's second installment in this powerful and gripping YA series tackles self-preservation, first love, and hope. This heart-wrenching story of one girl's bravery and unbeatable spirit will leave readers fervently awaiting the final book in this suspenseful and action-packed trilogy. From School Library JournalGr 7 Up-Except for her younger cousin, 17-year-old Kaelyn's family is gone. When her best friend, Leo, arrives to tell her that the quarantine of their tiny island off the south coast of Nova Scotia didn't work and that the virus has become a global pandemic, it seems as if all hope is lost. Then Kaelyn discovers that her father developed a vaccine; she's determined to get it into the hands of someone who can replicate it and save the world. She and her friends begin a long winter trek toward Ottawa and hope. But hope is hard to find in this new world ravaged by disease, and their journey soon becomes a struggle for survival. The first chapter of this sequel is a continuation of Kaelyn's journal that made up the content of The Way We Fall (Hyperion, 2012), but the rest of the story unfolds in a straightforward, first-person narrative. The storytelling is choppily episodic as Kaelyn and her friends encounter those who have risen to power as well as people who are willing to help them. The characters are distinct, and many of them experience nuanced soul-wrestling as the story unfolds. The author has made some convenient choices in order to direct the plot, but on the whole this is a readable tale about courage and heroism in the face of a world that is falling apart.-Heather M. Campbell, formerly at Philip S. Miller Library, Castle Rock, CO(c) Copyright 2013. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.From BooklistThe deadly virus known as the friendly flu took down much of 17-year-old Kaelyns island community in The Way We Fall (2012). Now, after a missile attack from the mainland, Kaelyn and her group of friends manage to get off the island with a sample of a potential vaccinebut the world waiting for them is even more dangerous. Vicious bands of survivors rule the streets and want the vaccine for their own. Reversing the claustrophobia of the first volume, Crewe hits the road and catalogs the worsening physical and moral states of our protagonists. Its a bit looser but opens the universe up for a big climax. Grades 9-12. --Daniel KrausAbout the AuthorMegan Crewe (www.megancrewe.com) finds writing about herself much more difficult than making things up. A few definite facts: she lives in Toronto, Canada, with her husband and three cats (and does on occasion say "eh"); she tutors teens with special needs; and-thankfullythe worst virus she's caught so far is the garden variety flu. She is also the author of Give Up the Ghost.

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