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    SUMMARY The Last One Alexandra Oliva Î 1 REVIEW The Last One E–pub New 2 12 stars Here’s the problem this is a good book but I just didn’t really like it that muchComparisons between The Last One and Station Eleven are spot on in my opinion So if you liked the latter there's a good chanc

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    The Last One E–pub New congratulations semifinalist in goodreads' best science fiction category 2016 It's all just part of the game As long as I keep that in mind I'll be fine no matter how twisted things getfamous last words manthis book was so so fun and

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    The Last One E–pub New 35 stars Alexandra Oliva’s debut novel deserves all the hype it’s been getting The premise alone had me hooked

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    The Last One E–pub New I usually overlook some things in an arc copy of a book that bugs me but I'm really hoping that this one gets cleaned up just a bit because it's a full five star book if it does A reality TV show that will test the contestants than ever before They have to sign a disclaimer that basically the producers don't owe them nothing and that last one

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    Alexandra Oliva Î 1 REVIEW READ ✓ TALENTFORVIPS.CO.UK Î Alexandra Oliva The Last One E–pub New “Well that escalated uickly” seems to be the theme of this book I had a blast reading this one; it was disturbing in an “in y

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    The Last One E–pub New ARC provided by the publisher via Netgalley in exchange for an honest reviewFirst of all I want to give all the props in the world to Alexandra Oliva because this is one of the best debut author novels I've ever read I was so impressed by her fresh take on a survivorpandemic story in this heavily saturated market

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    SUMMARY The Last One Alexandra Oliva Î 1 REVIEW The Last One E–pub New 35 stars This book will be popular not just because of marketing but because it will appeal to different types of people You get a lit

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    Alexandra Oliva Î 1 REVIEW The Last One E–pub New I liked the premise but the book was just okay

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    The Last One E–pub New This was rough and definitely the biggest disappointment of my reading year I was really looking forward to this book I love the pr

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    The Last One E–pub New First Read June 2016 Rating 55 starsSecond Read March 2020 Rating 55 starsThis book sounded pretty much like it was created with my personal tastes in mind a thriller following the characters on a reality TV survival show as they traverse through not only the wooded area used as their natural set but the altered real world leaving doubt to b

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Sensational Butterflies lG own her own and thinking that nothing is wrong and all the stuff she runs into is part of the gamewith all it s props She does know not to trust anyone named the Governor cacklesOne of the problems does arise here for me also Zoo uses the contestants real names They aren t mentioned in explanation of which character is which and I never did figure out some of them It still kept me turning pages as fast as my fingers would go though To gain viewers because I have to admit if I weren t here if I weren t a contestant I d watch this show I d soak in their vision of mangled familiarity and I dove itAll in allit s a dang good book It gives you a glimpse of how the media can distort the public s empathy also For a debut book this sucker is so worth reading Booksource Netgalley in exchange for review The only one of my friends that have tried this book is TLshe didn t ike it and she picks out some good books There may be a chance that I totally read this one 35 stars This book will be popular not just because of marketing but because it will appeal to different types of people You get a ittle bit of a Re Membering Milton lot of different things and not too much of any one thing It s an interesting commentary on everything from how the media shapes public perception to psychological unraveling in the face of severe trauma to subtle messages about choosing to eat organic foodWhat I wished there would have been of the dystopianapocalyptic factor It is pretty much in the background until the end The main focus was on how the first week of the reality show unfolded t0ld in flashbacks Even if you haven t seen a survival type reality show you pretty much already know exactly how it goes Alliances team challenges bickering etcI didn t really feel anything for any of the characters unfortunately The crazy Exorcist dude was kind of funny but an ass I kind ofiked Tracker and Air Force guy and Engineer Biology and Carpenter Chick were okay I guess but we don t really get to know anyone I didn t really Contacts like Zoo I feltike she was in denial for way too Scenery, Set, and Staging in the Italian Renaissance long I know there were reasons to explain it but still I felt frustrated and her actions didn t really evoke any feelings of sympathy from me I feltike a ot of boxes were checked off her atheist modern woman didn t want kids although she did angst about it enough so we are not sure what she really wants didn t change her ast name when she married it s the end of the world and she is in a grocery store and what does she seek out uinoa and Kashi cereal She makes sure to only put a tiny bit of maple syrup on her food because extra caloriessugar facepalm Maybe it was intentional to portray her that wayThe ending was unsatisfying Very I am still not sure how much time was supposed to go by during the whole thing It seemed Gum Girl 1 like she was out in the woods foress than a month but yet she had basically Cambridge Horizons Level 3 Students Pack lost her mind Was she already aittle mental before it all started I just wasn t sureI did really The Library of the Unwritten (Hells Library like the young teen Brennan I wouldike to see of the world after the epidemic I m rating up because I have to admit I was very interested despite feeling somewhat unsatisfied and because I have to admit I was very interested despite feeling somewhat unsatisfied and was a uick easy read I may add ater Not sure Overall I would recommend it and I think it will be very popular Original postI just won this in a GRs giveaway Yay However the Station Eleven and The Passage references worry me since I DNF D Both Those Books d both those books How did I miss that I must have entered before DNFing those Didn t I When did this contest start I don t even remember P Ps I didn t think this was anything ike Station Eleven to be honest But then again I DNF d that one First Read June 2016 Rating 55 starsSecond Read March 2020 Rating 55 starsThis book sounded pretty much ike it was created with my personal tastes in mind a thriller following the characters on a reality TV survival show as they traverse through not only the wooded area used as their natural set but the altered real world eaving doubt to blossom in both the minds of the characters and reader as to what is real and what is unrealThis book delivered on every front I was hooked from the first chapter and the alternative present and past focus eft me puzzling out every word for the clues of truth that may be embedded thereEach contestant was given a name decided from their profession or some defining particular in their character or ethnicity These individuals each managed to perform their character to the stereotypical T and it didn t detract from the reality of the story This wasn t bad character creation but a satirical and humerus gibe at the formulated over processed and out dated production of popular culture that keeps the individual neatly defined in a series of boxes They all managed however to be dually stereotypical and realThe protagonist Zoo was feisty upbeat and combative but with very real flaws that made her ikable and forgivable main character I immediately felt an affinity towards her which aligned with the desired emotion from her show casting and immediate odds as fan favourite She was an apt pick as the book s main character The other characters often ranged in scale from ikable to unlikable due to Zoo s own personal preference which we are privy to rather than the reader s other perspective as distanced viewer of the showThis book is innovative uniue in conception and reads unlike any story I have read before I have read of some readers finding the plot uite alienating with its almost clinical and formulated writing when relaying the events of the show to the reader as viewer but I found this another trope which heightened my accord with the book This definitely falls into the realms of experimental writing which justifies the polarizing opinions regarding it For me it was instant ove and I am eager to read in this world and from this author. Skills and earn new ones as she goes But as her emotional and physical reserves dwindle she grasps that the real world might have been altered in terrifying ways and her ability to parse the charade will be either her triumph or her undoing Sophisticated and provocative The Last One is a novel that forces us to confront the role that media plays in our perception of what is real how readily we cast our judgments how easily we are manipulat.

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The Last One35 stars Alexandra Oliva s debut novel deserves all the hype it s been getting The premise alone had me hooked A story where contestants are on a Survivor esue reality show cut off from society when something of catastrophic proportions affects the rest of the world causing even blurrier ines between what is real and what is reality tvSound interesting original or exciting It fits all of these descriptions And even Ma mre m'a tu - Survivre au gnocide des Tutsis au Rwanda leaves room for social commentary on reality TV much in the same way that the TV show Unreal does with the behind the scenesook at one of the biggest parts of current pop culture We get glimpses of the way editing can change the way a contestant is portrayed the way an event plays out or it can Mes recettes au baby-robot leave out the moments producers had to push someone to do something We see how producers create a character and give that character a storyline off what the cameras shoot and piece together what fits There s often an end game What these producers can t plan for is just what occurs when the world is seemingly ending and they can t reach all the contestants still out thereThe show our contestants are on is In the Dark Basically the winner gets a million dollars It s about survival and is a new show with a ginormous budget It s to air three episodes a week Aot of details are kept under wraps from the contestants but they are told there could be times they are on their own for La Stratgie du camlon long periods of time They say they are always watchingeven from afar So as you can seeeven when everything gets real bad it s still prettyogical to not piece everything togetherThe story alternates between present day from the perspective of Zoo and about three weeks earlier from the reality show perspective meaning what the production team is piecing together from the footage The contestants all have clever nicknames such as Zoo Banker Tracker Waitress Black Doctor Exorcist etc Well maybe not so clever but that is how the characters were referred to throughout In Zoo s chapters she would refer to people by their actual names Personality Selling leading to confusion in who was who for a while I put some of it together though I still probably couldn t match up all the names to their nickname Some of the chapters also feature a blog post about the show with comments from viewers allowing for additional viewpoints on the whole situationIove how Zoo s chapters became a sort of psychological examination with all the trauma she was experiencing both mentally and physically and her strong belief in knowing she was on a reality show Lissa leading her to refuse to believe what she was seeing and experiencing The way theine between reality tv and real Black Mountain (Isaiah Coleridge life was so fuzzy it was even unclear to the reader at times There is aot to be appreciated about this one I think it had it s slow moments and confusing ones but it than made up for that One thing is clear Alexandra Oliva has talent I am very excited to see what she writes next ARC provided by the publisher via Netgalley in exchange for an honest reviewFirst of all I want to give all the props in the world to Alexandra Oliva because this is one of the best debut author novels I ve ever read I was so impressed by her fresh take on a survivorpandemic story in this heavily saturated market That s how This was rough and definitely on a survivorpandemic story in this heavily saturated market That s how This was rough and definitely biggest disappointment of my reading year I was really Napoleons Military Machine Operations Manual looking forward to this book Iove the premise and was excited by the comparisons to Station Eleven a book I oved immensely but man did this ever fall flat for me The story is told from two perspectives before and after The unnamed protagonist was a contestant in a reality tv show when a plague hit a contestant in a reality tv show when a plague hit is eft alone but thinking that this is still all part of the show I have watched an awful ot of reality tv and the parts about the show were rea congratulations semifinalist in goodreads best science fiction category 2016 It s all just part of The Game As Long As I Keep game As ong as I keep in mind I Becoming Hispanic-Serving Institutions ll be fine no matter how twisted things getfamousast words manthis book was so so fun and i had such a great time reading it but the fact that some people i usually agree with did not means i gotta write one of those probably only interesting to me reviews to work out what i Writing in Public loved about it without giving too much away because spoiler policethe premise is shivery good twelve individuals ar Well that escalated uickly seems to be the theme of this book I had a blast reading this one it was disturbing in an in your face type of manner with no concern for the reader s feelings just as Iike it I will say that I agree with most of the other reviews before mine if this had been cleaned up just a bit it would have been a 5 star read for me no uestions asked This wasn t your typical YA dystopian novel there are relationships but in reality no romance is portrayed The content is adult than your typical teen story which made this a highly anticipated read for me The Last One felt ike the ove child of Survivor and The Walking Dead minus the zombies No one knows for sure what happened small scale or Latino Mennonites large No one knows precisely what went wrong But before he dies the producer will know this much Something went wrong After mulling this one over a bit I think my favorite thing about this book is the way it is written Each chapter flips back and forth between the beginning of filming the reality show and present time Theatter is narrated by a cast member named Zoo the former reads almost as though you are privy to a production script and schedule It has a really nice flow to it the style kept me on my toes and had my interest piued through the entire story I truly did not want to put this one down The pacing was immaculate and the author revealed just enough at a time to make me want to read just one chapter It took me awhile to get the characters straight as there are a good number of. Survival is the name of the game as the When Cricket Was Cricket line blurs between reality TV and reality itself in Alexandra Oliva’s fast paced novel of suspenseShe wanted an adventure She never imagined it would go this far It begins with a reality TV show Twelve contestants are sent into the woods to face challenges that will test theimits of their endurance While they are out there something terrible happens but how widespread is the destruction and has it. ,
Them and they go by their TV nickname and their given name alternately It was fun trying to pair up those names along the way as its not clear right off the bat who is who Even though there s not much of a mystery here as to the who and what the idea I felt behind this story was the why We don t get many answers until halfway through the book but at that point things start ramping up rather fast and we find out most of the clues to the puzzle from then on I don t want to delve into further plot details because duh spoilers but trust me you won t regret picking this one up if you re Why the Amish Sing looking for an intense severely entertaining survival story I could have read this in one sitting ifife and adulting weren t a thingMany thanks to Alexandra Oliva Ballantine Books and NetGalley for providing my copy in exchange for an honest review I Life Along the Border ll definitely beooking out for the author s next book Write uickly please I Teaching with a Global Perspective liked the premise but the book was just okay 2 12 stars Here s the problem this is a good book but I just didn t reallyike it that muchComparisons between The Last One and Station Eleven are spot on in my opinion So if you iked the atter there s a good chance this book will suit your tastes It s another dense wordy Archiving Settler Colonialism literary post apocalyptic novel It s clever and yet I found it emotionally distantOliva presents us with a great premise a reality TV show turned nightmare Twelve contestants are sent into the woods with zero knowledge of what to expect The show is about survival and is meant to test theirimits this they know but no one knows just how far the producers are willing to go So when corpses and devastation show up it s kind of assumed that this is just a twisted staged part of the gameYeah it isn tUnbeknownst to the contestants a pandemic has broken out and shit has gotten really bad Communications have broken down and there s nobody out there to pull them from the game So this survival game turns into something very real Interspersed with Reddit The Poison Garden like forums The Last One is a book about the media reality TV culture and the way our obsession with both impacts us in the modern and post modern worlds It s a fantastic ideaI also can t argue that Oliva spends aot of time on her characters especially Zoo They get description and development and oh so many words but as with Station Eleven I was never convinced that the main characters were worth reading about I appreciated the book in a kind of abstract way but never engaged with it or cared where it was eadingFor the most part it s a very slow and dry survival story It alternates between the present where Zoo is experiencing a dying world and doesn t know it and the start of the competition where the contestants are referred to by nicknames ike Banker and Cheerleader Boy This way of treating the contestants as things and not people was interesting but also didn t help me warm to them With only a few rare exceptions I m just not the type of person to enjoy a story without caring for the characters I don t have to ike them but I have to BE INTERESTED OH THE WORLD ENDED BUT WHAT DOES interested Oh the world ended But what does really matter if there s no one in this world I find interestingA smart book with a ot of thought obviously gone into it Probably interesting to study than it is enjoyable to readBlog Facebook Twitter Instagram Youtube Store I USUALLY OVERLOOK SOME THINGS IN AN ARC COPY OF overlook some things in an arc copy of book that bugs me but I m really hoping that this one gets cleaned up just a bit because it s a full five star book if it does A reality TV show that will test the contestants than ever before They have to sign a disclaimer that basically the producers don t owe them nothing and that Radical Acceptance last one in the game wins Twelve contestants enter and the only way out is to say Ad tenebras dedi To the night I surrenderNow for me the beginning of this book is sort of confusing The contestants are described by race and that kinda made my teeth go on edge After the game starts they all develop slang nicknamesYou have Tracker a survival expert Waitress the standard hot girl who was just recruited for the game for herooksRancher pretty much his name describes himAir Force military guy who omits the fact that he isn t the pilot the show thought him to be he was delivering care packagesBlack Doctor a calm radiologistZoo a married animal Roses Are Red, Pickles Are Blue lover who is on this uest before she and her husband attempt to have their first childCheerleader Boy in college and was really justooking for a way to spend the summer and hopefully pick up the prize moneyBiology teaches seventh grade scienceEngineer wants to The Fate of Fausto learn spontaneity Banker feelsike he is the guy that everyone wants their kid to grow up to be but secretly hates because of his jobConstruction girlAsian girl Shows that she knows how to do than anyone expectsand Exorcist nutjob who thinks he can perform exorcismsI m hoping that the finished version has a short ittle bio of each character so that the reader can make sense of the story sooner than it happened for me Because this was some good stuffYou do have some gruesome stuff with having to feed themselves in the wilderness And some tension between to feed themselves in the wilderness And some tension between contestants The explanation most viewers will jump to is as common an assumption as maternal instinct female jealousy Waitress is younger skinnier and prettier after all But Zoo doesn t care that Waitress is pretty or skinny or young All she cares about is that she s delaying their team She would be eually annoyed at a man doing the sameOnce the game starts you realize that in the outside world something is going on People are getting sick and dying The contestants have no clue and after facing a few team challenges they are told that they are now on their own for a solo challengeIt s told from a retro ook back at the game and real time with one contestant Zoo as she faces the challenge of bein. Occurred naturally or is it human made Cut off from society the contestants know nothing of it When one of them a young woman the show’s producers call Zoo stumbles across the devastation she can imagine only that it is part of the game Alone and disoriented Zoo is heavy with doubt regarding the Punk Pedagogies in Practice life and husband sheeft behind but she refuses to uit Staggering countless miles across unfamiliar territory Zoo must summon all her survival. ,