The Scourge's victims, Ani now among them, can only expect to live out short, painful lives there. It's killing two of every three people on Earth. When she runs into wardens while foraging, her refusal to obey means both she and her friend Weevil are detained and tested for the Scourge, a fatal disease that has plagued the townsfolk but generally left Ani and Weevil's River People alone. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. by Lindsey Fitzharris and Adrian Teal andrewgrune 2020-03-07T01:17:29+00:00 andrewgrune 2020-03-07T01:17:29+00:00 When Ani is captured by the government and tested for the deadly plague that has swept through the land she is shocked. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, Teen & Young Adult TV, Movie, Video Game Adaptations, Teen & Young Adult Fantasy Action & Adventure, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Maybe 3.5 stars. River people are derogatorily referred to as “grubs” and in retaliation, they only address townspeople as “pinchworms”. Let us know what’s wrong with this preview of, Published I didn't see it being that. Order now and we'll deliver when available. Reviewed in the United States on January 3, 2019, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on November 26, 2018. The story is fairly fast paced and rather entertaining, but also a little to obvious in regards to plot twists; possibly because they are hinted at numerous times beforehand. I do want to check out The Ascendance Trilogy by Jennifer A. Nielsen though because I've heard some great things about it. Praise for The Scourge “…a strong, feisty main character who narrates a story that is equal parts adventure, mystery, and political intrigue., with just a pinch of nascent romance thrown in…” The Scourge - Ebook written by Scott Lobdell. It has a heroine not a hero, and although she is almost as cheeky as Jared she is genuinely one of the underclass River People. The Rise of Scourge Book cover color palette created by pinksweatshirtgirl that consists #3b4530,#664d3a,#917853,#d6b97d,#89bf8c colors. The first book in the series, THE SCOURGE, was a finalist for the 2013 Next Generation Indie Book Award. In her spare time, Jennifer tends to panic, wondering what she has forgotten to do that has allowed her any spare time. The Scourge (Book) : Nielsen, Jennifer A. : When the lethal plague known as the Scourge returns to Keldan the victims are sent to Attic Island, and Ani Mells of the River People is among them--but Ani does not feel sick, and with the help of her best friend, Weevil, she sets out to uncover the truth of what is happening, and expose the lies the people of Keldan have been told. The Scourge (Book) : Nielsen, Jennifer A. : When the lethal plague known as the Scourge returns to Keldan the victims are sent to Attic Island, and Ani Mells of the River People is among them. Cluny the Scourge was an enormous black male bilge rat, allegedly from far away jungles, possibly in the south. Kerine Wint is a software engineering graduate with more love for books than for computers. How on earth is this a standalone fantasy novel? Enjoyed this middle grade book about a girl who is on a mission to find a cure for the infection that has been ravaging her town. How does that even make sense? She is a former speech teacher, theater director, and enjoyed a brief but disastrous career as a door-to-door pollster. I chose this standalone because 1) the cover and interior formatting <3 and 2) the concept looked interesting. The characters weren't too bad. Fiction. Our payment security system encrypts your information during transmission. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. However, Ani quickly discovers that she doesn't know the whole truth about the Scourge or the Colony. You want to put it down but don't it's well worth reading and I think you will enjoy it. Cluny the Scourge is the main antagonist of Redwall, the first novel published in the Redwall series by Brian Jacques. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Scourge. Much like Jennifer made me fall in love with The False Prince (still one of our most loved series even in 7th), I too fell in love with Ani and Weevil and the trouble they cause. The Burning Legion had experimented with the undead for at least ten thousand years, with the first hint of the Scourge's creation being an experiment by the nathrezim to raise undead night elves in the ruins of Suramar during the War of the Ancients. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. I found the first half of the book kind of slow, but liked the pacing in the second half. Perhaps it was too rushed, or I just didn't have enough time to actually care. The mysteries kept unraveling and plot twists just kept coming. Also, that scene just about had me in tears, and the following one was probably the sweetest in the book. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. GUIDED READING LEXILE® MEASURE Grade Level Equivalent DRA LEVEL. His March to the Sea, which resulted in a devastated swath of the South from Atlanta to Savannah, cemented his place in history as the pioneer of total war. Can't describe how much I loved it! Ani was a strong main character with a great voice. But Ani does not feel sick, and with the help of her best friend, Weevil, she sets out to uncover the truth of what is happening, and expose the lies the people of Keldan have been told. I have to admit though that I was not impressed with this book. I cringe, I loved this book. Also, I thought the world building was subpar, especially in comparison to the richness of Nielsen's Ascendance Trilogy. The Scourge (Book) : Nielsen, Jennifer A. : When the lethal plague known as the Scourge returns to Keldan the victims are sent to Attic Island, and Ani Mells of the River People is among them--but Ani does not feel sick, and with the help of her best friend, Weevil, she sets out to uncover the truth of what is happening, and expose the lies the people of Keldan have been told. Scholastic Audio Books; Unabridged edition (August 30, 2016), Reviewed in the United States on August 4, 2020. Rating: 7 – Very Good. “The Scourge” is an explosively thrilling tale of adventure and intrigue, courage and heart from “New York Times” bestselling author Jennifer A. Nielsen. It’s killing two of every three people on Earth. The most frightening element of this book is the fact that some people in authority felt the truth about the extermination of 13 million people in the labor camps and gas chanbers of the Nazis was too horrific to reveal to the general public. In my opinion, it's also a cautionary tale to respect your leaders, but also to not trust them blindly. SCOURGE! dried meat pg 105. Your account will only be charged when we ship the item. Now the Scourge, a race of sickly, animalistic humans, wander from place to place killing and eating every living thing they find. It is the same world as The Traveler Series. In Th… The Scourge (Book) : Nielsen, Jennifer A. : When the lethal plague known as the Scourge returns to Keldan the victims are sent to Attic Island, and Ani Mells of the River People is among them. Ani’s up in a tree picking a vinefruit when wardens capture her. (Colony wardens, oddly, seem immune to the Scourge.) The Scourge was (and still is) a vast army of the undead servi… Jennifer lives at the base of a very tall mountain in Northern Utah with her husband, three children, and a naughty puppy. Fennel is a Groundling. This one is definitely fantasy, set in a sort of medievalish world plagued not only by disease but by divisive class wars. Introduced to the game. Some of the same characters show up in their much. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The Scourge by Jennifer A. Nielsen – eBook Details. There's a happy ending where everything works out and the main characters prevail. I haven't read the author's other books yet, but I will definitely do so now. Anyone with the disease is banished to a island prison to avoid contamination, but the truth is something different as Ani and Weevil discover. The Scourge (Paperback). She is even more surprised when the test results come back positive, and she is sent to Attic Island, a former prison tu… My only itty bitty little problem with it is when. The governor diagnoses Ani and her best friend, Weevil, with the Scourge and sends them to the Colony, a quarantined island from which nobody returns. The Scourge (Book) : Nielsen, Jennifer A. : When the lethal plague known as the Scourge returns to Keldan the victims are sent to Attic Island, and Ani Mells of the River People is among them--but Ani does not feel sick, and with the help of her best friend, Weevil, she sets out to uncover the truth of what is happening, and expose the lies the people of Keldan have been told. There's a problem loading this menu right now. A.G. is also a clinical psychologist, which means people either tell her their life stories on airplanes, or avoid her at parties when they've had too much to drink. It always surprised me with what happened, which is refreshing when I've just read so many predictable books lately. Unable to add item to List. But the journey there really gets your mind going. In the TV series, he was voiced by Diego Matamoros, who also voiced Badrang the Tyrant in the same series. It never kept me bored, always suspenseful. She's been caught in a devious plot, and, with the help of her best friend, Weevil, Ani means to uncover just what is actually going on. It would definitely work on me. It is believed that he once was involved with seafaring.In the Redwall TV Series, he is portrayed as having killed Matthias' family.Cluny had one eye, the other was lost in a battle with a pike (which ended up the worse off - dead) and covered by an eye patch. This is an accessible book, many reading confidences will be able to get sucked in and stay sucked in as the action springs from page to page, and yet, it is also a book that speaks of human relationships, of deep commitments to each other. By Anonymous To those who yearn for an adventure, Jennifer A. Nielsen’s novel The Scourge is the book for you. Just took too long to get there. The Scourge's victims, Ani now among them, can only expect to live out short, painful lives there. I w. I just discovered this! “It's easy to hate what you don't understand.”, “Sometimes I hated the way my brain worked, like a magnet to thoughts I should not have and actions I should not take. Skip to content. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. Mike Crenshaw is an ordinary young man who does his best to stay away from confrontation. I bought this because I loved the False Prince (Ascendance Trilogy). — The Horn Book "Ani's willingness to help others, a hard battle in herself as she tries to get over long-held assumptions, demonstrates … But by 32 chapter we will be able to guess the end losing the thrill.....still manages to entertain with thrill......Good book for the lockdown. First off, I just want to say how much I love Jennifer Nielsen's writing in general. Prices are hidden. Forgive me for delaying this review, but I’m just so darn befuddled right about now. However, Ani quickly discovers that she doesn't know the whole truth about the Scourge or the Colony. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. As a lethal plague sweeps through the land, Ani Mells is shocked when she is unexpectedly captured by the governor's wardens … [And if you'll allow me to say...I'm glad that there weren't too many romantic moments. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. The Scourge (Book) : Nielsen, Jennifer A : When the lethal plague known as the Scourge returns to Keldan the victims are sent to Attic Island, and Ani Mells of the River People is among them--but Ani does not feel sick, and with the help of her best friend, Weevil, she sets out to uncover the truth of what is happening, and expose the lies the people of Keldan have been told. It is believed that he once was involved with seafaring.In the Redwall TV Series, he is portrayed as having killed Matthias' family.Cluny had one eye, the other was lost in a battle with a pike (which ended up the worse off - dead) and covered by an eye patch. Scourge is a Star Wars Legends novel by author Jeff Grubb that adapts the events of the Star Wars Roleplaying Game adventure Tempest Feud from West End Games, which was co-written by Grubb and Owen K.C. The Scourge of War By Brian Holden Reid Oxford, 621 pages, $34.95 Writing with impressive scholarship and an intimate grasp of Civil War … Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Scourge. I was horribly disappointed by this book. Reviewed in the United States on December 17, 2020, Reviewed in the United States on October 14, 2019, Reviewed in the United States on July 12, 2017. by Scholastic Press. by Jennifer A. Nielsen ‧ RELEASE DATE: Aug. 30, 2016. I found the first half of the book kind of slow, but liked the pacing in the second half. The Scourge (Book) : Nielsen, Jennifer A. : When the lethal plague known as the Scourge returns to Keldan the victims are sent to Attic Island, and Ani Mells of the River People is among them--but Ani does not feel sick, and with the help of her best friend, Weevil, she sets out to uncover the truth of what is happening, and expose the lies the people of Keldan have been told. <3. If you click on the libraries tab (next to get a copy, & amazon) it takes you to a library page that lists the book as YA. The White Scourge describes a unique borderlands region, where the cultures of the South, West, and Mexico overlap, to provide a deeper understanding of the process of identity formation and to challenge the binary opposition between "black" and "white" that often dominates discussions of American race relations. I will admit the ending was interesting too. It is no secret that I’m a big fan of Jennifer Nielson and her books. Since my Goodreads friends are such big fans of Jennifer Nielsen, I decided it was high time I tried one of her books. The premise of a disease that people can be asymptomatic for and still spread to others relates at this time like no other. So far as standalone fantasy novels go, The Scourge is a solid new entry from Jennifer A. Nielsen. She loves the smell of rainy days, hot chocolate, and old books, preferably all at once. A chance to produce his own play gives him some hope, but it's dashed when the new principal challenges the final scene. She’s done nothing wrong, but the wardens say that the red stain on her arm from the vinefruit juice is a symptom of the Scourge, a deadly, contagious, always-fatal disease. Well written, great characters, lots of surprises....just an all around fantastic book. The Scourge is an explosively thrilling tale of adventure and intrigue, courage and heart from New York Times bestselling author Jennifer A. Nielsen. Narrator Brittany Pressley voices Ani with determination and occasional quavering vulnerability. Before adding a bug to this list, consider the following: Please reload an old save to confirm if the bug is still happening. In the book The Scourge, what does Ani do for money in the towns each night? My mother said I was born backward and that probably explained how I'd gotten this way. As a lethal plague sweeps through the land, Ani Mells is shocked when she is unexpectedly captured by the governor's wardens and forced to submit to a test for the dea ... see all. And I didn't care for Ani or Weevil. Ani and Weevil are best friends from the lower caste River People; however, their people are blamed for a terrible disease (the Scourge.) I wish goodreads would make this more obvious. The Scourge is another must have for your classroom library! The Scourge of Lordaeron is a World of Warcraft object that can be found in Scarlet Monastery, ScholomanceOLD, Westfall and 7 additional zones. Get both the Standard Edition 3-book Meatlandia Set AND the Special Kickstarter Edition Collector's Set of all 3 hardcover print books (The Chaos Gods Come to Meatlandia, Worm Witch: The Life and Death of Belinda Blood, and Scourge of the Scorn Lords) + PDF copies of all 3 books. [48.8, 29.1] Stephens. When she and her best friend are falsely accused of having the Scourge and shipped off to an island to die with the rest they need all their wits and friendship to survive and find out what is really going on. The Scourge (Book) : Nielsen, Jennifer A. : When the lethal plague known as the Scourge returns to Keldan the victims are sent to Attic Island, and Ani Mells of the River People is among them--but Ani does not feel sick, and with the help of her best friend, Weevil, she sets out to uncover the truth of what is happening, and expose the lies the people of Keldan have been told. I enjoyed this book and would recommend it to others. It's my own fault. August 30th 2016 ;). Scourge:Book Two of the Starcrown Chronicles en meer dan één miljoen andere boeken zijn beschikbaar voor Amazon Kindle. The story really grows on you as you follow Ani and Weevil, (who are great friends by the way,) as they are forced to uncover the vile truth behind the scourge firsthand. Anyone with the disease is banished to a island prison to avoid contamination, but the truth is something different as Ani and Weevil discover. Sing until people pay her to stop pg 119. Also, I thought the world building was subpar, especially in comparison to the richness of Nielsen's Ascendance. Even the villains were quite villainous. The Scourge is an explosively thrilling tale of adventure and intrigue, courage and heart from New York Times bestselling author Jennifer A. Nielsen. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. The conflict between the townsfolk and the River People was set up really well, and even though it took a while to figure out everything that was happening, the feeling that, [And I was so, so glad that all the potentially-friendship-threatening drama and honesty happened near the beginning! She is a former speech teacher, theater director, and enjoyed a brief but disastrous career as a door-to-door pollster. The Scourge of God (2008) is an alternate history, post-apocalyptic novel by American writer S. M. Stirling.It is the fifth book in the Emberverse series. =), I enjoyed this book but it was like a more sci-fi, none-religion based rebellion in almost exactly the same plot theme as Counted Worthy that I just read XDD. You already knew exactly what was going to happen before it did, which took the majority of the mystery out of the book. I applaud! I found the premise of the book really interesting but the whole execution was very lackluster and nothing stood out in this book for me. As an avid reader, writer, and fan of all things... To see what your friends thought of this book, I just discovered this! Kay, I really, really enjoyed this story. Also it has a nice take on friendship, and on fighting for what you believe in. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. From the first page of. Reviewed in the United States on April 16, 2020. They LOVED It. The Scourge (Book) : Nielsen, Jennifer A. : With his best friend Robbie now living in another city, and his on again, off again love Kennedy as his co-editor on the school newspaper, Arthur's final year at junior high is off to a rocky start. The Scourge is an explosively thrilling tale of adventure and intrigue, courage and heart from New York Times bestselling author Jennifer A. Nielsen. Others risk living on the ground, but they have to take precautions when the Scourge turn up. Start by marking “The Scourge” as Want to Read: Error rating book. A little predictable if you read All The Books; a good one for the more casual reader. Until slowly, Ani begins to discover what is going on. For the 2020 holiday season, returnable items shipped between October 1 and December 31 can be returned until January 31, 2021. 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