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User Review  - CarolynDenman - LibraryThing

Great concept for a story! I am certainly intrigued enough to read the next one. Apart from the sleepless night it gave me while I stressed out about what my kids would do in a similar situation, I ... Read full review

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User Review  - justablondemoment - LibraryThing

Yowzaah!!! Read this book when it first came out and then again this year as I came across some of the series books on sale and well ofcourse I snagged them. Soooo started from book 1 again. Time has ... Read full review

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User Review  - tjsjohanna - LibraryThing

There were many times while reading that I thought this was the perfect modern equivalent of "Lord of the Flies". Children left to care for themselves, dividing into factions, filling the power vacuum ... Read full review

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User Review  - orkydd - LibraryThing

Poof! In the town of Perdido Beach, one morning everyone over the age of fifteen disappears. In the blink of an eye as it were. Think 'Lord of the Flies'. But with mutants, bullies, talking animals and a mysterious barrier.'Gone' is the first in a series of six (and counting???). Read full review

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User Review  - benuathanasia - LibraryThing

Equal parts fascinating and infuriating. It's a vast riddle enveloped in the trauma of the apocalypse. Grant has created a vast cast of characters to drive his plot, but not so many that they lack ... Read full review

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User Review  - mtlkch - LibraryThing

Good idea, but I didn't like the writing. There were too many characters, and I didn't feel like any of them were very well developed. The whole abandoned babies thing really bothered me, too. I just did not like this book at all. Read full review

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User Review  - Floratina - LibraryThing

READ IN DUTCH I'd heard a lot about this series, and it made me very curious. The blurb sounded fascinating. Leaving only kids in a city, it's a recipe for a good Dystopian novel (and a lot of trouble ... Read full review

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User Review  - dom76 - LibraryThing

Great plot. Well written. Everybody over the age of 15 disappears and from newborns to 14 have to mend for themselves. As usual there are bullies, wild animals and some supernatural power. At times ... Read full review

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