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Estelle: Bumped by Megan McCafferty

Bumped by Megan McCafferty (website | twitter) Release Date: April 26, 2011 Publisher: Balzer + Bray Pages: 336 Target Audience: Young Adult Classification: Dystopian Format read: Last year: borrowed by library. Reread: Nook download. Summary: When a virus sweeps the world not so far into the future causing infertility in those over the age of […]

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January 23, 2015 - 9:00 am

Vivian Apple... by Katie Coyle | Estelle Reviews - […] of America (clever usage of social media and consumerism that reminded me a lot of the underrated Bumped series by Megan McCafferty) and find out if Viv and her friends had the power to change their fates. The story continues in […]

September 9, 2013 - 9:00 am

Jessica Darling's IT List by Megan McCafferty (Middle Grade Review) - […] Jessica Darling’s IT List (#1) by Megan McCafferty ( web | tweet ) Publication Date: September 3, 2013 Publisher: Poppy / Little Brown Pages: 240 Target audience: Middle grade / Jessica Darling fans! Keywords: starting middle school, friendships, siblings Format read: ARC from Shanyn of Chick Loves Lit. Thanks!! Other books reviewed by MM: Bumped […]

December 20, 2012 - 9:02 am

Estelle: 2012 End of the Year Survey (Yay!) - […] honest… if a book is a series, I’m not very likely to invest my time. But I did finish Megan McCafferty’s Bumped series this year and I think it’s really pretty […]

October 3, 2012 - 9:01 am

Young Adult Review: Awaken by Katie Kacvinsky - […] Kacvinsky doesn’t build a world quite as concrete as Megan McCafferty’s Bumped series and goes a tad overboard with the ‘evils of technology’ theme (We get it, we get it, I […]

June 18, 2012 - 12:16 am

Alexa @ Alexa Loves Books - This sounds SO GOOD. I haven’t read any books by her yet (I know, I know, I should read the Jessica Darling series, I know!), but I promise I will try to remedy that this year!

April 21, 2012 - 2:50 am

Jasmine Rose - I know a lot of people were pretty mixed about this one, but I, for one, really enjoyed it. I loved that though it was a disturbing world, Megan managed to make it funny without making light of the situation. It was definitely a refreshing change on the dystopian scene.

April 18, 2012 - 6:30 pm

elena - I was a fan of the Jessica Darling series too (well, up to the point I read at!) and I think Bumped sounds so interesting because it’s drastically different from Jessica! I really have a thing against reading pregnancy in books so I probably won’t be reading this one anytime but I love the points you made. Even reading about the way the teens are treated make me sick. I can’t imagine their reality and their dilemmas sound really harsh. It seems like a book that raises questions! A really great, insightful review, Estelle!

April 18, 2012 - 10:26 am

Jessie Marie - After seeing people featuring Thumped for Waiting on Wednesday today and it’s release date looming, I am happy to see your Bumped review pop up! I knew nothing about the series other than the covers were pretty cute.

Loved your review. Can definitely tell you enjoyed it. The forced teen pregnancy is a creepy issue but what’s most creepy is that I don’t think it’d be too much of a stretch for us to get there from today’s world. You know, a lot of dystopias have some major, far-fetched event that leads to the society as described but this? Maybe not so far off. That’s frightening.

Anyway, great review. I’ll have to check this out!