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Black Hole Sun

Gill, David Macinnis, 1963- (Paperback - 2012)
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
Black Hole Sun
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On the planet Mars, sixteen-year-old Durango and his crew of mercenaries are hired by the settlers of a mining community to protect their most valuable resource from a feral band of marauders.
Authors: Gill, David Macinnis, 1963-
Statement of Responsibility: David Macinnis Gill
Title: Black hole sun
Publisher: New York : Greenwillow Books, 2012
Edition: 1st pbk ed
Characteristics: 362 p. ; 21 cm.
Notes: X-Extras inside
Summary: On the planet Mars, sixteen-year-old Durango and his crew of mercenaries are hired by the settlers of a mining community to protect their most valuable resource from a feral band of marauders.
Subject Headings: Mars (Planet) Fiction Science fiction Young adult fiction
Topical Term: Science fiction
Young adult fiction
LCCN: 2009023050
ISBN: 9780061673061
0061673064
Branch Call Number: FIC G
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Action packed, and a page turner, but the plot was very confusing, and the (emotional) background of the main character was lacking.

Aug 09, 2012
  • hawkman rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

totally confusing

Jul 14, 2011
  • OliviaSh rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

I enjoyed the variety of characters, the constant humor in the dialogue, the fast pace, the intense action, and the unique setting. However, I was very confused through much of the first half, as to what was actually happening and why. I also had a hard time keeping track of all the different characters at first. And-- although I'm sure this is not the fault of the author and rather perhaps an oversight during the copy-editing phase of the book--there were so many errors (missing words, mostly) that it became a distraction while reading. Also, some of the mechanics of the author's writing style made the word flow unnecessarily choppy. The awesomeness of the ending made up for all the downsides, though. Overall, a fun read. Looking forward to the next book in the series.

Mar 01, 2011
  • nanajoe rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

I thought this would be a corny predictable book but was pleasantly surprised by the great storyline and believable characters. Not for the timid reader.

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Jul 08, 2013
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Jun 21, 2013
  • OliviaSh rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

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Jul 14, 2011
  • OliviaSh rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

On the planet Mars, sixteen-year-old Durango and his crew of mercenaries are hired by the settlers of a mining community to protect their most valuable resource from a feral band of marauders.

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Jul 14, 2011
  • OliviaSh rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Eceni is as beautiful as the day I met her Offworld, and I might have been smitten by her again, if she weren't a homicidal maniac who just dropped a shipping container on my head.

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