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By Michael Berry, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

OK but melodramatic sci-fi adventure on airless Earth.

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age 10+

Based on 1 parent review

age 10+

Enjoyable story

I enjoyed this story. It was an easy read and didn't get very political. I enjoyed the characters and didn't see a need to know the back story. There was very little sexual content (some kissing) and very little language. I have no concerns about allowing my 11 year old to read it. I am anxious to read Resist.

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This has many of the components of the modern post-apocalyptic YA novel, but it never quite ignites as a first-rate adventure story. Perhaps it's that the constant threat of suffocation isn't sufficiently compelling or that the point of view is split among three characters, none of whom truly shines as a protagonist.

With a villain named "Caine Knavery," subtlety isn't Breathe's strong suit, and the dialogue and prose would benefit from more originality and less melodrama.

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