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Goliath

Westerfeld, Scott (Book - 2011 )
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
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Alek and Deryn encounter obstacles on the last leg of their round-the-world quest to end World War I, reclaim Alek's throne as prince of Austria, and finally fall in love.
Authors: Westerfeld, Scott
Statement of Responsibility: written by Scott Westerfeld ; illustrated by Keith Thompson
Title: Goliath
Publisher: New York : Simon Pulse, 2011
Characteristics: 543 p. 24 cm.
Notes: Sequel to: Behemoth
Summary: Alek and Deryn encounter obstacles on the last leg of their round-the-world quest to end World War I, reclaim Alek's throne as prince of Austria, and finally fall in love.
Subject Headings: Imaginary creatures Fiction Princes Fiction War stories Genetic engineering Fiction Science fiction
Topical Term: Imaginary creatures
Princes
War stories
Genetic engineering
Science fiction
Additional Contributors: Thompson, Keith - 1982-
LCCN: 2011015892
ISBN: 9781416971771
1416971777
Branch Call Number: FIC W
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Jul 15, 2014
  • chonka rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

really good!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Jul 10, 2014
  • dragonette rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

it's one of my favourite series ever. It is so good!!!

Jul 10, 2014
  • dragonette rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

It is such a great book, like the rest of the series, and it is a good ending. Bovril is cool.

Every single book in this series was fantastic!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I was instantly sucked into the books as soon as I read them. And I totally shipped Alek and Deryn from the start! ^-^

Sep 27, 2013
  • mvkramer rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

I feel about this book the same way I felt about Behemoth -- it's exciting, but the first book was better. Somehow, the action just seems less...fresh, less exciting, than it did back in Leviathan. The resolution of the romance also seemed a bit hurried to me. But, still worth reading!

Aug 10, 2013
  • Brisingr2000 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Just like the first 2, this book is one of the best in the world!!!!!!!!

Jun 27, 2013
  • ABenoit rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

He's done it again

Getting ready to read the final book going to check it out today!

Mar 21, 2013
  • Majorhill rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

DON'T READ THE DESCRIPTIONS, SPOILERS.
Loved the series and loved this book. Love the plot still and characters are still very expresive and strong. The only thing I was sad about was that it didn't last longer.
This series will be one I will be rereading soon.

Feb 10, 2013
  • chibislayer rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

A perfect conclusion to my new favorite series! I couldn't have hoped for a better finale. I can't remember ever being more satisfied with the conclusion of any series I've read.

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Jan 26, 2014
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Sep 27, 2013
  • mvkramer rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

In this last installment of the trilogy, Alek and Deryn are sent to collect none other than Nicola Tesla himself, who claims to have developed a superweapon capable of leveling cities. Will the threat of its deployment be enough to stop the war? Maybe, but not before Deryn's carefully guarded secret is revealed!

Alek and Deryn are aboard the Leviathan when the ship is ordered to pickup an unusual passenger. This brilliant/maniacal inventor claims to have a weapon called Goliath that can end the war. But whose side is he really on?

While on their top-secret mission, Alek finally discovers Deryn's deeply kept secret. Two, actually. Not only is Deryn a girl disguised as a guy.. she has feelings for Alek.

The crown, true love with a commoner, and the destruction of a great city all hang on Alek's next -- and final -- move

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Jun 09, 2013
  • Celeaste rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

"Get stuffed!"
"You bum-rag!"

Jun 01, 2013
  • CinnamonC rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Bovril sat on his [Master Klopp's] shoulder, memorizing new German obscenities with glee.

Alek: What do you see?
Deryn: Only the four largest riggers coming up on the ratlines to rescue you us. It must be barking nice to be a prince.

Alek: Y-you're a girl!
Deryn: What? You've known that for a whole barking week!
Alek: Yes, but I-I can see it now.

Alek: Did you just...
Deryn: Aye. I did.
Alek: I-I certainly am awake now.
Deryn: So it works on sleeping princes too?

He's a scientist. They like rocks.

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