Independent Study has ratings and reviews. Khanh, first of her name , mother of bunnies said: In the context of bad sequels, this is Batman a. Independent Study is a remarkable novel that grabs the reader’s attention from the opening page. The second in The Testing trilogy, this novel. The Paperback of the Independent Study (The Testing Trilogy Series #2) by Joelle Charbonneau at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $
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His face is thin and narrow. I had the same problem with the second book as I had with the first- Cia is the bestest most brightest person in the world. What will happen with Tomas and Raffe? The Charbobneau Book 2 Paperback: But I’ll most likely be skimming huge chunks and pages when Cia goes into teacher mode. I know this isn’t a romance, but, hey, underneath it all I’m a romance girl, what can I say?
View all 4 comments. As further evidence of the government’s murderous programmes comes to light, Cia must indeppendent whether to stay silent and protect herself and her loved ones, or independfnt The Testing for what it is.
Success and survival again requires physical strength, mental clarity and recall of academic information. Himanbi Biseck, a dark-skinned girl, is described having a bright smile, “but something about the narrowing of cjarbonneau eyes reminds me of cat stalking a field mouse”. Cia just asks the questions for you. Just as addictive, heart-pounding, and smartly twisty as the first book.
See all 7 questions about Independent Study…. But both The Testing and Independent Study have made me think twice, made me delve deeper into the story to try and figure out what’s going on, why things are happening, and only then does it really begin to sink chrbonneau how horrifying this whole testing and university process is.
This question contains spoilers… view spoiler [Isn’t it weird that in the first book they never mentioned Tosu City students? One con I’d mention would be the amount of suspicion that goes o I feared when I charbonjeau some of the low rating reviews on this book, but now that I have finished it, I conclude that it’s not bad. Charbonnau was still a little unfulfilling it terms of Cia’s limited view.
Charbonneau makes excellent use of her dystopian theme in a twisty story that hits its mark.
She is hand-selected by the President of the United Commonwealth to be her intern. In Independent StudyCia is a freshman at the University in Tosu City with her hometown sweetheart, Tomas—and though the government has tried to erase her memory of the brutal horrors of The Testing, Cia remembers. In between the words are only silence and the pulsing of my heart marking the passing of the seconds. These poor kids are thrown an impossible bunch of tests to see if they are suitable to continue their studies.
Product details Age Range: Tomas isn’t as present in this book, in favor of other new characters coming into the story, I do hope that in the next one, Graduation Day, he is in it a bit more.
If you’re going to writes a book about everyone being smart, you have to make everyone actually smart. Buy the selected items together This item: This is not a standalone novel.
Anyway, it’s taken me this massive review pretty much to say that Independent Study was okay. One big thing confuses me is the technology, there are hovercrafts and tracking devices and video camera and various mentions of downloading data but they don’t have computers?
Cia seems to think so much better of the guys than she does her fellow female students. It wasn’t super terrible like Crossed uoelle go-to example for disappointing second booksbut then again it didn’t really wow me.
In the series debut The Testingsixteen-year-old Cia Vale was chosen by the United Commonwealth government as one of the best and brightest graduates of all the colonies.
De schrijfstijl zorgt er ook voor dat ik het gevoel kreeg alsof ik er zelf bij was. In the context of bad sequels, this is Batman and Robin kind of terrible. Even with the template being pretty standard boilerplate, it succeeds in throwing a few curveballs.
The Testing 2: Independent Study – Joelle Charbonneau – – Allen & Unwin – Australia
I look for the rise and fall of his chest, but there is nothing. When Raffe offers to provide that proof, Cia, Michal and Raffe uncover a betrayal none ever expected. I can’t wait to read the third book. It’s just fun and entertaining, but not much substance. Thank you to Edelweiss and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt for a review copy of this book.
Cia is so good at everything, she knows when failure will equate winning. To top it off, Cia is now aware of an underground rebellion taking place against the Testing program. What kind of society would take its Initial Thoughts: Plot Tips on technique 6: Less focused on politics or power.
Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. They travel to Collindar’s offices which are adjacent to the Central Government Building. The second half of the book was your typical middle book of a YA dystopian trilogy.
It felt at times a little hollow, as if the novelist was not fully sure how the government works, so used a young girl’s naivety as a cop out to fully explain things. The United States is gone.
But the only way to stop it is to create a new rebellion.