A virus has swept the world, making everyone over the age of eighteen infertile. Teenagers are now the most prized members of society, and would-be parents. When a virus makes everyone over the age of eighteen infertile, would-be parents pay teen girls to conceive and give birth to their children, making teens th . Bumped by Megan McCafferty In the future, a virus has come along that makes people over the age of 18 sterile. I don’t know what it is with.
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I also like to envision that Melody and Zen’s plans for the future work out and they start the revolution that is needed. Melody, meanwhile, is adopted by a well-educated couple who see teen surrogates as the way of the future.
May 12, Chrissy rated it it was ok. As fascinated as I was by the world McCafferty was presenting me in the first book, I just wasn’t that in to Melody or Harmony.
Oh and the slang that the author used I couldn’t grasp until about halfway through the book. What do we owe God? While Atwood’s book focuses more on the patriarchy and the dangers of the reintegration of church and state, Bumped seems more about the danger of the ever-increasing ubiquitous media and popular culture, and the current trend for kids to grow up too fast.
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This left me confused and broke up the flow of the book. Bukped begins the tale of Melody, one of the first teens to demand a contract, and Harmony, her long lost twin who ended up in a church congregation that believes teens who provide this “bumping” service need to stop and find God.
Jul 09, Lissa added it Shelves: And though they don’t know it yet, and may not come to accept it, I’m done living by their protocols or anyone else’s. All women have become infertile and young girls are valuable [s].
This book was seriously hilarious and I laughed out so loud so many times that my hubs started to get worried. I mean, identical twins called Melody and Harmony?
Sixteen year old twins Melody and Harmony were separated at birth but have now been reunited and learning just how different but alike that they are. Teenagers, one of the easiest age groups to influence, have been brainwashed into thinking that it is ,egan and right for them to become baby-making machines; to sell off their virginity, their womb and their right to a childhood in exchange for a secure future and prestige amongst their peers.
Trivia About Bumped Bumped, 1. It helps if you read other proper dystopian novels, like dry and Brave New World less dryor good YA contemporary examples Ship BreakerUnwindetc. I don’t mind that Harmony got out of the cult, since it was a little much, but did Ram really have to say “Gay for God?
Now he’s getting offers to be the next Johndoe. View all 10 comments. The one complaint to be had with this sequel bumpped the seeming ease with which the main conflict gets resolved and the open-ended nature of the conclusion.
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Why even mention it at all if you don’t plan to expand on the ubmped Having had a good time and a good push to my mind seemed to be enough.
Melody has obtained a conception contract with the Jaydens but while searching for the perfect partner for Melody to bump with she is fighting her attraction to her best mcvafferty, Zen, who is not a good partner.
All women have become infertile and young girls are valuable [s] 3 37 Sep 02, Zen, who supposedly loves Melody, doesn’t act at all like he cares about her for a while.
The perspective jumps back mccafferty forth between the two of them just about every couple pages or so. I was just left dangling from a rope with no safety net in sight!
There was no meagn packaged ending. She does grow up a bit, but there is only so much growth you can do in a few days. In my heart, this is a five-star book though.
But while to the rest of the world everything seems perfect, not everything is as it seems.
Bumped (Bumped, #1) by Megan McCafferty
The character I found most interesting was Harmony. Teenage girls can go back to being teenage girls! What starts as a test drive between sisters takes you full force into a head-on crash that lands on one hell msgan a cliffhanger.
I blame generic, run of the mill, fad published ya dystopian books on this. I felt like the author had too much to say and too many ideas an wasn’t ever able to fully get to a real point with anything. Teens are being paid millions and setting up their entire future with their bumping.
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