Sunday, January 15, 2012

Review: A Million Suns by Beth Revis

I loved this book. It was amazing, but I still kind of thought that Across the Universe was better (A) But that is for a very obvious reason, that many people probably don't share :) The romance.

A Million Suns started three months after Across the Universe finished. I kind of don't like time jumps, but this wasn't so bad. Mostly. The plot is still amazing; I just love everything about it. I love the ship, and a few of the people, mostly just Elder and Amy. But that is enough for me :)

I kind of hated all the hate towards Elder as the Leader in this book. Although I do understand it. But I wish it wasn't so. Also wish they would just drug them all again :D Even if that is mean and whatever. Things would be so much easier with Phydus.

I loved the clue hunt they were on, found it very exciting. I also kind of like Orion. And I don't totally understand why Amy hates him sooo much. But we'll see in book three :) Although, I do hate him as well. Just not that much.

There were a lot of deaths in this book. Many people who deserved to die, but also so many who didn't. Also, the murderer was a huge mystery. I kind of suspected the person who did it, but I had another person as my first suspect ;p

We learn a lot more of other characters in this book, which I also kind of liked. This book also made me love Elder so much more. He is even pant less! :D Which was a very good thing in the book. Wish it was more scenes like that. But oh, Elder got hurt a lot in this book. Most physically, which really sucked :\

The mystery about the ship is very big in this book, and I liked how it all turned out. But oh, the cliffhanger is huge. But I am so so so excited for book 3, Shades of Earth :D

I loved that Amy finally told Elder what happened to her in Across the Universe. But oh, it took a long long long time before she did :p And I felt that it didn't focus much on it, not as much as I had hoped. But then, there wasn't really time for it. I really wish to know who did the murder, though :)

There was this one thing I hated. Which you should NOT READ if you don't want SPOILERS. This book had even less romance than the first one. Even though there was a lot more love in this one. I hated the last few pages. Where they had an argument, and then Amy says they can't be together or whatever. I don't understand why she feels so strongly about it. And either way, she should feel more strongly for Elder than for that issue. It just.. felt so damn selfish. And I hated that :p But, I have a tiny hope. Since Beth told me some weeks ago that book 1 is about Hope and book 2 is about Faith and book 3 is Love. And oh, I just hope there will be love in book 3. From the beginning, not just in the end.. :)

Anyway, this was an amazing book, and if you haven't read it yet, do so! :)

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Update: Newer and better review of the book can be found here.


  1. I really have to read the first book soon! Ive heard great things about this series and it seems such a great read. So glad you enjoyed it! Great review Carina.'


    1. Aw, thank you :D <3 And yeah, you really must read Across the Universe ;) Such an amazing book :)

  2. Great review! I agree, I LOVED this book!

    1. Hih, thank you :D Yeah, A Million Suns is amazing. <3

  3. Great review, Carina! I'm really looking forward to this though I wish I could expect lot of romance! I'm a romance junkie so the more the better in my opinion. :P Glad you enjoyed it.

    Sam @ Realm of Ficton

    1. Thank you :D Yeah, I am disappointed about how little romance there was :\ But it is still amazing :D And there is some romance and love, just not much :) Hih, yeah, the more the better :D


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