Illuminae

Illuminae This morning Kady thought breaking up with Ezra was the hardest thing she d have to do This afternoon her planet was invaded The year is and two rival megacorporations are at war over a planet

  • Title: Illuminae
  • Author: Amie Kaufman Jay Kristoff
  • ISBN: 9781101916636
  • Page: 241
  • Format: Audiobook
  • This morning, Kady thought breaking up with Ezra was the hardest thing she d have to do This afternoon, her planet was invaded.The year is 2575, and two rival megacorporations are at war over a planet that s little than an ice covered speck at the edge of the universe Too bad nobody thought to warn the people living on it With enemy fire raining down on them, KadyThis morning, Kady thought breaking up with Ezra was the hardest thing she d have to do This afternoon, her planet was invaded.The year is 2575, and two rival megacorporations are at war over a planet that s little than an ice covered speck at the edge of the universe Too bad nobody thought to warn the people living on it With enemy fire raining down on them, Kady and Ezra who are barely even talking to each other are forced to fight their way onto an evacuating fleet, with an enemy warship in hot pursuit.But their problems are just getting started A deadly plague has broken out and is mutating, with terrifying results the fleet s AI, which should be protecting them, may actually be their enemy and nobody in charge will say what s really going on As Kady hacks into a tangled web of data to find the truth, it s clear only one person can help her bring it all to light the ex boyfriend she swore she d never speak to againIEFING NOTE Told through a fascinating dossier of hacked documents including emails, schematics, military files, IMs, medical reports, interviews, and Illuminae is the first book in a heart stopping, high octane trilogy about lives interrupted, the price of truth, and the courage of everyday heroes.

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    1. ILLUMINAE is the classic tale of Girl Meets Boy:Girl Loses Boy:And Parents:And Planet: and Ends Up on a Crippled Spaceship: with a Mad Computer:and a Deadly Virus Outbreak:in the Middle of an Interstellar War:It's without a doubt the coolest book I've ever written. I'm pretty sure you've never read a book like it.So . . . enjoy!

    2. THIS WAS THE COOLEST! The unique format is what really makes this book stand out, but even without that aspect, it's still a fantastic read! Going into it I didn't know a whole lot, but I'd only heard praise, and after reading it, I GET IT. So many awesome elements and surprises--I had no idea where the story would end up, but I loved getting there. Awesome world, great characters, intense moments. It was funny and creepy, and again, just plain COOL.One of my faves of the year! Definitely recomm [...]

    3. ILLUMINAE WAS SUCH A SPECTACULAR RIDE. FANTASTICALLY UNIQUE STORY TELLING TECHNIQUE, CAPTIVATING STORY. LOVED IT! Here's my full discussion/review youtube/watch?v=Zgtey

    4. WOW. THIS WAS GOOD. It took me quite some time to really get into the story, but after around the 200 page mark I was hooked!

    5. There is no way in hell that I could possibly describe what's going through my head right now. I don't think I'll be functional for a little while.I'll get back to you on this, but just know it blew me away. Far, far away.Review coming closer to August, MWAHAHAHH! Wait, October now? Sucks for you that publication was pushed back :P)

    6. Visually, Illuminae is an extremely fun and unique kind of book. It's a romantic space opera told through a collection of interview transcripts, diary entries, emails and gorgeous space images like this:Sounds amazing, no? If I was rating solely based on cool ideas, this would get a bajillion stars.A book this attractive should not be boring and yet the most exciting things about it - by far - were the unusual style and graphics. The story itself - of a planet being invaded in 2575 - simply didn [...]

    7. DNF at 30%This book is written in epistolary format, and it has the honor of being the most annoying book I've read this year. Some people love that stuff. I ain't one of them. I love space shit. Firefly. Star Wars (yes, EVEN THE NEWER ONES). Star Trek (I loved Enterprise and I don't care who knows it). This book was just terrible and terribly formatted.The first few chapters are entirely interviews. It was annoying as shit. It didn't endear me to the main characters, and it explain nothing. Int [...]

    8. RE-READ REVIEW:Yes yes I am officially 100% Illuminae trash and I COULD CRY BECAUSE I LOVE THIS BOOK SO MUCH. I literallyjkdlasfd. What am I even supposed to say here? OKAY. Just a few like "reread" thoughts in list format because that's who I am.• First off the audiobook is freaking amazing and I CANNOT RECOMMEND IT ENOUGH. It's got tons of voices, it's basically dramatised, there is MUSIC and like beep-booping (shh, technical term there) of machines and I lovelovelovelovelove it.• The emot [...]

    9. UPDATED THOUGHTS:Ok, so I've calmed down a bit and am feeling better about this. It's amazing how many different forms this book took; in the beginning I was intrigued but felt it was a little slow moving, partially due to so many "technical sci-fi (ish)" terms and the choppy format. Amazing how it could feel so hindering yet unique at the same time. Once the stage was set though, I had a really hard time putting this down. I had no idea how many twists and turns I was in for, and I REALLY had n [...]

    10. not to be ungrateful but I feel like I've just went through 9 different emotions within the last two minutes and at any given moment now, I'm going to explode and become an entire fucking solar system fdjh;jgskanyway, I'm sorry this review is a mess but since I can't even write bad poetry in an attempt to get my feelings outside of myself and until the universe sends me my next favorite person so I can unload all my emotional baggage on them this hellsite will have to do“The universe owes you [...]

    11. Re-read on audible and OMG! It has a full cast of characters! What fun!Right from the start this book grabbed me! When I got it in the mail I had to put it aside for a bit until I could get to it. I HAD NO IDEA HOW MUCH I WOULD LOVE THIS BOOK! I picked said book up, took of the plastic over because I thought, "I can't read it with this on!" Then I just sat there looking I could quit touching and petting the book! Yes, I touch and pet my books get over it :) And I opened it and saw how the lay-ou [...]

    12. holy ████████ what a ████████ fantastically fun book!i have never read anything by these authors before. i was aware of kristoff's books, having put them on channels back when i was doing that sort of thing, and i knew about kaufman, but her books had never called out to me. no disrespect, but i see a cover like this:and my first thought is "not for me." i know my own tastes, and i know that this kind of story is not likely to speak to me. but this book was gettin [...]

    13. My video review is up! youtube/watch?v=Cs109I have not been having much luck with YA books lately.My main problem with this book was that the format and the nature of the story caused me to feel detached from the characters and everything that happened to them. I never felt anything for them, so I was very unaffected by any "bad things" that happened. I feel like the plot was good, and the format was really cool, but the combination of the two just didn't work for me.

    14. Actual final rating: 4.5/5 starsBuddy (re)read with my girls:Jenn, Luna, Em (Kazzexual), Sana, and Mayflower"AM I NOT MERCIFUL?"This book was epic. Epic, I tell you!I'm a huge sci-fi fan. As I've mentioned a hundred times over, that stuff is my shit. (Which is why I have filled this review with completely irrelevant Doctor Who gifs, and only Doctor Who gifs. You're welcome.)I think you know the drill by now: I warn the reader of the sheer multitude of gifs and fangirling coming their way, state [...]

    15. 4.5 stars This book is incredible! Definitely the most unique reading experience i've never had. It felt like you were in a video game, or watching a sci-fi movie. I absolutely love the way it was written and all the cool page designs and the way that the world is established is very immersive and you feel like you're a hacker reading into life on this spaceship. I love how the authors were able to write such a variety of different scenes and voices, for example how the Artificial Intelligence u [...]

    16. my heart going to.E X P L O D E.Since my brain is still a cacophony of 1's and 0's and !!!!!!'s and fUCK's, I thought I'd walk you through it in gif form:And that about sums up what Illuminae will do to you. Are you ready? Probably not. It's a motherfucking zombie apocalypse in outer space.Do it anyway.Even if the -like texts and dossier narrative style turns you off. Especially if they do, because believe me you, I was in that same boat as you and now my mind's been blown in two. Have a blast!L [...]

    17. This is one of the most hyped up books EVER so I was actually kinda hesitant to pick it up. BUT WOW. This book was absolutely wonderful. It took me a while to get into the first 100 pages or so, but after that, I absolutely flew threw it.Illuminae (sorry, Illumin-YAY) consists entirely of pictures, diagrams, transcripts of recordings, interviews, instant messages, and the like. IT MADE A 600 PAGE BOOK (which I think very FEW books get away with that length) FEEL SO SHORT. This is the story of a [...]

    18. wow wow wow wow wow wow wow. My brain can't keep up with my emotions!There are very few times when I actually wish I could give a book more than 5 stars. VERY FEW. And yet, this is one of those times. I am blown away. Amazing, amazing, amazing, amazing, amazing. Review to come.

    19. There is so much hype surrounding this book, but after seeing Gemina make so many of my friends' "Favorite Books Published in 2016" lists, I couldn't ignore this series any longer. I also knew that it was told in a multimedia format, filled with interviews and IM conversations, and that made me a little apprehensive. This book was so unexpectedly addictive.This story starts off in a much further progressed world, in both years and technology, than ours, on a hidden and secluded planet far, far a [...]

    20. “Am I not merciful?” ^^ This was a real HOLLY-MOTHER-NO-FUCKING-WAY moment. <3AIDAN, Winifred, Byron, James and Dorian were great!! Unfortunately, i DID NOT like Kady, she was a little too overdone. Ezra on the other hand was hilarious, but too cheesy for my taste. "IF I BREATH, I WOULD SIGH. I WOULD SCREAM, I WOULD CRY.___《RESTART COMPLETE》_____________I___________________AM__________AIDAN AIDAN AIDAN AIDAN AIDAN AIDAN AIDAN AIDAN AIDAN AIDAN AIDAN AIDAN AIDAN AIDAN AIDAN AIDAN AIDAN [...]

    21. Surveillance footage summary,prepared byAnalyst ID 8759-6294-DNSubject known as 'Mary' is experiencing high levels of emotional distress while reading. Her demeanor is rapidly shifting from joy & mirth to shock & indignation and then back again. Facial expressions accordingly. Thirty minutes ago she slammed the book closed and tossed it away from her with the purest look of terror I have ever witnessed, but now she's back with her nose buried between the pages. Seriously, what the ██ [...]

    22. I tried picking this up and continuing multiple times, but I just can't do it. I think I'm going to have to put it down for now.The whole Unipedia sections were not working for me, it felt too much like homework?? And I started skipping a lot and then not understanding anythingMaybe (hopefully) I'll pick it up closer to Gemina's release and somehow enjoy it more then?This review and more can be found on my blog.

    23. This was probably the best book I've read all year! Such an amazing story! I am speechless when it comes to this book

    24. "AM I NOT MERCIFUL?" This book, you guys. This.B o o k. I don't think I can come up with a review that could possibly live up to the awesomeness of this book, so I'm just going to give you five reasons why you needthis book in your life:1. The dry humour. This book had me loling every other page, I kid you not. 2. AIDAN. The Artificial Intelligence gone crazy, trust me, you want to see that. 3. The creativity. I'm used to seeing creativity in a book's content but this is the first time I see cre [...]

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