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Shift : The Wool Trilogy : Book 2 - Hugh Howey

Shift

The Wool Trilogy : Book 2

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In a future less than fifty years away, the world is still as we know it. Time continues to tick by. The truth is that it is ticking away.

A powerful few know what lies ahead. They are preparing for it. They are trying to protect us.

They are setting us on a path from which we can never return.

A path that will lead to destruction; a path that will take us below ground.

The history of the silo is about to be written.

Our future is about to begin.

About the Author

Hugh Howey spent eight years living on boats and working as a yacht captain for the rich and famous. It wasn't until the love of his life carried him away from these vagabond ways that he began to pursue literary adventures, rather than literal ones.Hugh wrote and self-published his first adult novel, Wool, which won rave reviews and praise from readers. Shift is its prequel. Hugh lives in Jupiter, Florida, with his wife Amber and their dog Bella.

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4.4

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  • Deserves multiple readings (4)
  • Page-turner (4)
  • Engaging characters (3)

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4.0

Great Sequel

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Pros

  • Deserves Multiple Readings

Cons

  • Not What I Expected

Best Uses

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  • Younger Readers

Comments about Shift:

I think the story flows really well from the 1st Book and it's a very engaging story line...

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5.0

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  • Deserves Multiple Readings
  • Easy To Read
  • Engaging characters
  • Page-Turner
  • Well Written

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      Comments about Shift:

      A good fast read!

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      5.0

      Compelling read

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      Pros

      • Easy To Read
      • Page-Turner
      • Unputdownable

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        Comments about Shift:

        Shift clarifies some of the puzzles in Wool but leaves the reader eagerly awaiting the third book in this very gripping series.

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        4.0

        A whole new meaning on Shift work!

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        from Melbourne AU

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        Pros

        • Deserves Multiple Readings
        • Engaging characters
        • Engaging plot
        • Page-Turner

        Cons

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          • Gift
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          Comments about Shift:

          Well worth reading straight after Wool. Cannot wait until the third book is out. I don't recommend reading this during breakfast before work or before you need to be somewhere - because you are going to be late!

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          4.0

          Wow-what a ride!

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          • Deserves Multiple Readings
          • Engaging characters
          • Page-Turner
          • Well Written

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            Best Uses

            • Older Readers
            • Travel Reading
            • Younger Readers

            Comments about Shift:

            Loved this book. Maybe not quite as much as "Wool" as a bit harder to follow but very good and clever how it tied up with the first book.I can't wait for the third.It made me want to reread "Wool" and then read "Shift" again as there is so much to take in.

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            "Brilliantly written...Howey creates a starkly believable and terrifying apocalypse. More and more layers of the dystopian world are unveiled, enticingly paving the way for the sequel Dust..." Sunday Express "We have been mesmerised with Hugh Howey's silo stories since we first laid eyes on book one in the trilogy ... We'd recommend reading Wool first but you'll want to have this one ready as we guarantee you'll be unable to put it down. Perfect sunshine reading, wouldn't you say?" Grazia Daily "The anxiety, the claustrophobia and the lethargy he conjures are heartfelt and convincing." Observer "I simply couldn't put it down..." Amazon.com reviewer "This is an awesome read...another unputdownable book from Hugh Howey..." Amazon.com reviewer

            Hugh Howey

            Hugh Howey spent eight years living on boats and working as a yacht captain for the rich and famous. It wasn't until the love of his life carried him away from these vagabond ways that he began to pursue literary adventures, rather than literal ones.

            Hugh wrote and self-published the Wool trilogy, which won rave reviews and praise from readers, and whose three books have gone on to become international bestsellers.

            He lives in Jupiter, Florida, with his wife Amber and their dog Bella.

            Visit Hugh Howey's Booktopia Author Page


            ISBN: 9781780891224
            ISBN-10: 9781515264668
            Audience: General
            Format: Paperback
            Language: English
            Number Of Pages: 576
            Published: 2nd April 2013
            Publisher: Cornerstone
            Country of Publication: GB
            Dimensions (cm): 23.3 x 15.9  x 3.5
            Weight (kg): 0.65
            Edition Number: 1