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Crashed: Skinned Book 2, Robin Wasserman (Simon Pulse) {Audio version: Brilliance Audio, Narrator: Kate Reinders}

The “Skinned” continues the story of Lia Kahn, a girl whose mind was downloaded into a realistic android body after a fatal accident. While Crashed is a solid, enjoyable story, it suffers from “middle of the trilogy” syndrome. While it could read as a stand alone, I doubt I would have enjoyed it half as much had I not already cared about the characters. Similarly, while there is a degree of closure at the end (unlike say… The Two Towers or Empire Strikes Back), there is a sense of unfinished business that leaves one hanging. Having said that, like its predecessor in this series, Crashed goes to show that YA books are not just for teens. Continue reading

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