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Ruins: The Partials Sequence, Book 3

By Michael Berry, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Smart postapocalyptic tale reaches rousing conclusion.

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Ruins provides a rousing ending to the Partials Sequence series. Author Dan Wells piles on the plot complications, maintaining a high level of suspense without unduly stretching plausibility. There are surprising plot twists, satisfying reunions, and a sense of well-earned completion. In a market where so many dystopian sci-fi sagas sputter out after a volume and a half, Ruins demonstrates how to keep a complicated story on track for nearly 1,500 pages.

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