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ROOTLESS

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

In a blasted, post-apocalyptic future, only three life-forms remain: humans, omnivorous locusts and the bioengineered corn that has become the sole source of food and fuel to civilization's remnants.Banyan, 17, makes his living as his dead father did, by fabricating trees from scrap metal. A wealthy landowner commissions him to build a forest, providing as a template a beautiful, yellow-leaved ... Read full review

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User Review  - skstiles612 - LibraryThing

When I read the premise of this book and read about the map on the woman's body, I immediately thought of the movie, "Waterworld". The story is well written and carries you along at a steady pace. The ... Read full review

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User Review  - A_Reader_of_Fictions - LibraryThing

3.5 Stars As happens from time to time, I've read a book that is wonderful, but that does not work perfectly for the kind of reader that I am. Rootless by Chris Howard is a true dystopian/post ... Read full review

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User Review  - usagijihen - LibraryThing

4.5/5 stars! Okay, so, can I just say how much I love the amount of futuristic semi-apocalyptic westerns that are coming out of YA right now? However, here's one that hasn't been done before, at least ... Read full review

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User Review  - wifilibrarian - LibraryThing

Enjoyed this book even with what I felt were plot holes. What I thought made up for this was that Banyan, the protagonist, and the first person narrator was so likable, and a surprisingly well ... Read full review

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User Review  - 68papyrus - LibraryThing

I won a copy of Rootless through the Goodreads Giveaways program. Rootless is a fast paced post-apocalyptic novel. The world has been stripped of most all of its food sources except for the ones ... Read full review

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User Review  - ltcl - LibraryThing

Just when I thought we had run out of post apocalyptic themes in young adult literature comes a refreshing and thought provoking debut by Chris Howard. Rootless offers us the same screwed up world ... Read full review

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User Review  - Hermyoni - LibraryThing

Review: In a world without trees, one makes beauty however one can. Banyan is a tree builder. His creations made from scrap metal are purchased by the elite to mimic forests of old. When Banyan meets ... Read full review

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