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Unwind Audiobook

Unwind

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Publisher's Summary

In a society where unwanted teens are salvaged for their body parts, three runaways fight the system that would "unwind" them.

Conner's parents want to be rid of him because he's a troublemaker. Risa has no parents and is being unwound to cut orphanage costs. Lev's unwinding has been planned since his birth, as part of his family's strict religion. Brought together by chance, and kept together by desperation, these three unlikely companions make a harrowing cross-country journey, knowing their lives hang in the balance.

If they can survive until their 18th birthdays, they can't be harmed - but when every piece of them, from their hands to their hearts, are wanted by a world gone mad, 18 seems far, far away.

In Unwind, Boston Globe/Horn Book Award winner Neal Shusterman challenges listeners' ideas about life - not just where life begins, and where it ends, but what it truly means to be alive.

©2009 Neal Shusterman; (P)2009 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

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    JC 03-27-17
    JC 03-27-17 Member Since 2017
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    "great book"

    loved it, would recommend this book series to anyone. interesting theory to could what happen in the future.

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    Jessica 03-27-17
    Jessica 03-27-17
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    "Amazing story but lacks finesse"

    A very thought provoking story that tackles humanity and morality vs law and society.

    The narrator can be a bit stiff in narration, but during conversations and emotional scenes, he really brings it to life. His reading gets more fluid as he goes. His voicing is distinct and consistent for his characters.

    The author wrote a very thrilling and impressive story. There could be better uses of descriptions. Each character is unique and believable, and takes a journey of self discovery and asks themselves hard questions that many of us shy away from.

    Loved the book, eager for the next one.

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    Phoebe 03-23-17
    Phoebe 03-23-17 Member Since 2016
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    "Unrealistic storyline but so good"

    The narration and the quality of writing completely make up for the unrealistic nature of the story. Just think of it more as fantasy than sci fi. Really a great read. I've read it and listened to it. It's fantastic both ways.

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    Rythgaming 03-15-17
    Rythgaming 03-15-17
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    "Good, but the performance was a little robotic"

    The story was phenomenal, but the narration was robotic. Overall, I would rate this four stars

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    Sarah_Jane_Smith 03-13-17 Member Since 2017
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    "I was prepared not to like this book."

    Imagine my surprise when it got better and better. I feel like the narrator is just not quite right for it. He has a fine voice, but it just seems a bit too harsh. However, the concept behind the story is just fascinating, and it gets more and more interesting. I was quite pleasantly surprised at the ending. I did not know how everything was going to go down, and I like that how it was at once wrapped up, yet left much room so that you could follow these characters further through their stories. I really liked that. I cannot imagine living in a world where unwinding would be plausible. How ghastly! I'll definitely be reading the rest of the series. Again, I was prepared not to like this, but thought I would just give it a try. I'm so glad I did.

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    Sheryl Stewart 03-06-17 Member Since 2017
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    "A great read"

    I needed a book for my 12th graders that was exciting and easy. It didn't disappoint. Great character arc, a compelling story, and a message

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    Amazon Customer 02-27-17
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    "Awesome story never a dull moment."

    I'll definitely read this again In the future. once I started I couldn't stop because it's just that good. I'd recommend this story to anyone!

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    Jordyn 02-25-17
    Jordyn 02-25-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Alluring, Heartbreaking, Incredibly written"

    Amazing baseline, twists and turns at every corner, heart jerking moments. This book draws you in from the start and plays with your emotions, making you feel like you're right there fighting next to the characters. This story makes you think, feel, react in all the best possible ways.

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    Terris Niffenegger 02-22-17 Member Since 2017

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    I still love this book. It'll always be one of my favourites. Getting to listen to is while working was a great bonus.

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    Sara 02-19-17
    Sara 02-19-17 Member Since 2017
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    "As good as I remember"

    I read this book when it came out and I remember loving it, but there was a lot I had forgotten. It's still as good as I remember it being though. The narrator was off-putting to me at first, and I almost stopped listening to this book because of him, but he definitely grew on me after the first 30 minutes. I really liked the different voices he was able to do. Overall, a pretty good book if you like young adult fiction. I'd definitely recommend it.

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