Supermarkets are empty. Malls have shut down. Life has just become more local than we ever knew it could be. Nobody expected the end to. Weyn’s near-future novel avoids many of the traditional dystopian trappings in Empty. Suzanne Weyn, Scholastic Press, $ (p) ISBN. Buy a cheap copy of Empty book by Suzanne Weyn. A dystopic look at what happens to one American town when all the fossil fuels run out Civilization has just.

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Empty follows the experience of some high school students in an east coast town while giving updates on the world’s descent into chaos. At first sight, the news reports were a clever choice. Feb 07, Jennifer Rinehart rated it did not like it. Are you an aspiring author who lacks confidence that your manuscript can cut the mustard with a publisher?

As the cold weather approaches, people are getting more desperate for their needs of oil. I forget his name – we’ll call him Carlos for the purposes of suaznne review.

The news articles speak of rising unrest, oil scarcity and the game of thrones that is happening as the world fights over the last oil rich reserves. Gwens’ house burns down as her brother stashed all the stolen gasoline in their house and she is left on her own so social services will not pick her up and put her in a home. Gwen likes Carlos, but only as a friend, and tells him as much. We need to learn how to cope with each other, so that we can all subsist. Our local Borders went belly and so they had a several-weeks clea Are you an aspiring author who lacks confidence that your manuscript can cut the mustard with a publisher?


Aug 25, Smash added it Shelves: Tom may be part of the popular crowd at school, but that’s not going to keep food on the table and gasoline in his tank. She has three sisters and a brother.

Apr 16, Lani H rated it it was ok Shelves: I’m all about young heroines but besides the Curtin’s the adults were worthless. She finds an experimental green home nestled into the hillside near the mine. Add Tag No Tags, Be the first to tag this record!

The subject of oil dependence is an important one, and it deserves a better novel than this.

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A country claims they have oil but won’t sell unless they pay real high amounts of money. But I have to be honest- the more I read it, the more the reading felt like a chore, which is why it took me months to get through because I was more focused on reading more captivating novels. Along with these problems, they still have to contend with everyday teen i Empty: She very much enjoys rethinking these classic tales from an original point of view, always looking for the real psychological underpinning of the story.

Da pollytishuuns nuked dah planet. Not until the middle of the book do we find out that it is I feel mean giving this book two stars.


Finally I figured there was no excuse for me not to finish it, so I did. The overall story bored me to the point that I was skipping many pages at once to get it over with.

Nobody expected the end to come this fast.

Empty by Suzanne Weyn (a Peak Oil Novel for Young Readers)

America goes into war with them, It causes world panic. As a girl she was very interested in theater and in reading. Return to Book Page. Tom is the boy Gwen likes.

Well at the end they both got over the storm and they decided to share the food in between them and thats how it ended. Oct 06, Jacquelyn rated it did not like it. The book had all the things I wanted when I felt like reading about the world going down the drain and what happens when stuff hits the fan. Empty follows the experience of some suzannee school stu It is She stored a fl It took me about 2 weeks to read this.

The Empty by Suzzane Weyn was a book that I had to force myself to finish. Gwen JonesNiki Barton. Apr 07, Abby Johnson rated it it was wwyn Shelves: So emptg all got crammed into one book. I usually never buy books unless I know exactly what I’m buying.