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Made ots of money by portraying a rather forced Miss Westons Masquerade love triangle but that doesn t mean that every book with a weak female protagonist has to cram one in One thing that really bugged me was that it wasn t even played out subtly It was obvious from the opening scenes which boy she would choose at the end My third complaint is also a taste issue During the segments in which Pandora was controlling an avatar in the game world the author kept using inconsistentanguage describing her feelings She kept describing how Pandora could feel whatever her avatar was feeling which is not even remotely how that works in real The Millionaires Proposal life The only thing I could think of to explain it was that it was some sort of virtual reality machine which begs the uestion of how she managed to play while being chased by hungry dogs I also don t understand how it became the most popular MMO in the world because I honestly can t think of a reason you would want to play it You get to walk around in cities doing ordinary things Yay All in all this was a fairly competent attempt to hold my attention Each of the ideas in the book could have been a central element in its own book or even series This is not a point in its favor though Every individual element in it has been done before and done better by other books and series even that of a story that takes place partially in an MMORPG It is not painful to read most of the time but I feelike all the ideas floating around crammed out things Michael (New Orleans Knights like story and characters with depth than a puddle in the middle of the Australian desert I am not a gamer by any stretch of the imagination but I could easily envision my nephews and nieces getting trapped in this way Ioved the real world overlapping with the game and the mythological monsters found inside it I wouldn t mind a get away car trip with those boys They seem to have it all under control which is something I d really appreciate in the apocalypse Pandora is just Memoirs of a Millionaires Mistress like any other teen hooked to the Internet and spending way too much time on heraptop Her mum is barely around often than not on a business trip somewhere and she hasn t seen or heard from her dad in years That is until her birthday Opening up her email she s stunned to find twelve photos of her family from when she was younger that have been sent by her dad Unable to help herself she clicks on the photos never imagining that doing do would release a virus designed to knock out the Internet and electricity all over the world But the ultimate truth is far harsher and if she doesn t move fast not even the Earth itself will surviveThe world created in Doomed is I feel very true to what would happen if we really did Meet Phoenix lose our electricity and Internet It s amazing just how much we rely on these things today so much so that it s impossible for us to really imagine what the world was onceike when society The Mistletoe Melody (A Brookhollow Story, lived without them It s a major flaw of ours everything is on computer there is no back up no support nothing physical for us to hold on to Everything isinked to a power source and for all our Sid and Sam love of smartphones they d be useless in such a crisis Deebs very successfully portrays the panic and chaos that would ensue if indeed such a virus was released It was very interesting to see how people began to went from humanitarian to survivalist This book is wonderfully fast paced packed to the brim with action and tension I remember at the beginning I was wondering how the author had written this given that Pandora has to play an online game and follow the photos her father sent her if she wants to stop the worm from fulfilling its ultimate purpose I wanted to know if of the story was based inside the game kind ofike Ernest Cline s Ready Player One Looking back I really Screwball liked the way that the story was structured I alsooved the Greek element that was introduced this started with Pandora s name and was then developed inside the gameTo begin with I didn t ike Pandora She whined she freaked out a ot and she refused to face facts I just wanted her to suck it up and deal Theo and Eli the stepbrothers helping her were coping just fine so why did she have to The Outlaw Jesse James lose it so much Gradually though she got stronger She forced herself to work past the difficulties and the pain and do what needed to be done There were actually signs of this side of her at the beginning but they were few and far between I was glad to see it develop further throughout the book I did feel for her because of the situation with her parents as well Her mother was cold and aloof concerned with her career than her daughter Her father s decision to make Pandora implicit in his schemes after years of absence was just galling Of courseike all madmen he actually believed in what he was doing The ironic thing was that he actually had a point He was just going about it in entirely the wrong way Something he failed to realise With such failures for parents I m willing to give Pandora a Up All Night little bit ofeeway A The Spiral Dance littleWhen presented with Theo and Eli I knew immediately who I wanted Pandora to end up with Stepbrothers they re completely different from each other Eli is blonde haired green eyed and charming Theo has black hair blue eyes and is of a broody disposition Both have their good points but one was than just good he was amazing needless to say I was delighted when I saw that Pandora was inclined towards him It was aove triangle sadly but it didn t become dramatic it just resolved itself uietly I was glad to see that the romance didn t overtake the plot instead it took a subtle presence Eli and Theo also happen to hate each other with a passion and it was touching to see them very gradually grow closer together I did have a couple of uestions about their characters Theo in particular that I felt weren t really answered Not anything major but I felt that certain aspects needed a satisfying explanation such as how they were both so willing to help Pandora and how they knew to be so prepared There was also a certain incident involving Theo and Pandora in their English class at the very beginning that was never recalled which I felt should have been But overall these two were really The Erotic Mind likeable one thanikeable Doomed was a book that I couldn t put down It had me swept up in the action racing through the pages to get to the next place Pandora Theo and Eli needed to be and to see how they were going to get out of whatever situation it was that they were in Deebs didn t shy away from the seriousness of the effects on humanity of such a crisis and the messages I got from this book were very clear Despite the character flaws I still enjoyed reading about them and enjoyed the banter between them If you re even slightly interested in the sound of this Doomed is a book I can definitely recommend This review is also posted on my blog 35 starsHonestly I really just have a few issues with the book1 A whole star was Dancing at Midnight (The Splendid Trilogy, lost because our main character Pandora is an over dramatic childYes yes I understand you don t have Google and you can t text your bestie that you coincidentally forgot all about once you ditched her with the herd of cops homeland security and FBI agents2 Typical hate relationship between two completely different newly brought together stepbrothers that both oh so fell inove with our main characterrolls eyes3 I felt that there was a deeper secret about Theo and Eli not just the bland one the author gave us I needed a It Hurts When I Poop! a Story for Children Who Are Scared to Use the Potty little insight in why Theo says to Eli I always clean up your messes What messes I was thinking the worst things possible but sadly the author seemed to forget about the whole dialogue And the the whole There s to Theo you don t know about that Eli said than once to Pandora 4 I never really understood the purpose behind the game I understand the reason the author gave but this all could have been done without the game 5 All the agents that were after Pandora view spoilerall died except Pandora Theo and Eli hide spoiler booknook Young Adult book reviewsI was nervous about starting Doomed I m a computer nerd gaming nerd web design nerd and all kinds of internet geeky I wanted Doomed to rock my universe I wanted it to knock my pants off I was afraid that perhaps I had overhyped it for myself and that it would disappoint meWho was I kiddingDoomed RIPPED my pants off andeft me buck naked hair blowing in the wind happy tears streaming down my face Cards on the freaking table DOOMED ROCKED MY NERDY GAMER WORLD Holy mother of computer hacking sex gods I was totally unprepared for the epic awesomesauceness of this book I m still completely wide eyed and in shock We have computer viruses that take over the world a strong Here With Me (Together likeable main character named PANDORA hello awesome a sweet smiley guy a strong sexy silent kickass hacker guy and one insane Greek mythology apocalypse game to beat Can you imagine a amazing book I cannotEvery single character in this book is absolutely AWESOME They re all so uniue and Iove them for different reasons Pandora Okay I adore her name But also she s kind of uirky spunky but still has her HOLY SHIT meltdown moments Don t we all But she remains super strong and kickass throughout the entire book most of the time Her best friend Emily is the classic awesome sweet upbeat best friend character Those are my FAVOURITE Emily is only in the very beginning of the book but still she plays that role perfectly Then there are the guysFans selfI absolutely LOOOVE THEO He s the insanely smart techcomputer genius I Double Deception (Code Name: Danger love tech nerds Iove Wicked Lies (Men of Summer, love LOVE THEM My boyfriend is an amazing elite programmerweb developer so in some ways I feltike I was reading about my boyfriend Theo is some sort of accepted. Us that plunges the whole world into panic suddenly there's no Internet No cell phones No traffic Grave Tattoo lights hospitals oraw enforcement Only Pandora's Box a virtual reality game created by Pandora's father remains up and running Together with her neighbors gorgeous stepbroth.

BLECH Doomed is a kick butt awesome young adult novel I Georgia and the Tycoon love the three main characters Doomed is told from Pandora s point of view but the two gorgeous stepbrothers Theo and Eli are right by Pandora s side to protect her and help her save the world Oh yeah Iove these two guys Theo is dark and broody and Eli is a total charmer and both are seriously hot Tracy Deebs knocked my socks off with these fantastic characters their swoon worthy and fun banter and the action packed storyline Deebs writing style grabbed me from the first page Her way of telling a story reminded me so much of Rachelle Mead and Becca Fitzpatrick Yep Deebs writing talent is that awesomeIt s Pandora s seventeen birthday and her father who she hasn t seen or talked to her since she was seven has just sent her one heck of an email catching up for Churchills Trial lost time But even when Pandora unknowingly releases cyber Armageddon against the world there s still a silverining in this doom and gloom that would be the gorgeous stepbrothers Theo and Eli that come rushing in to be Pandora s heroes to help her beat the game and save the world Pandora is a wonderful character She s strong and gets right to the point Theo and Eli are fantastic too I fell in A Conspiracy of Ravens (Lady Trent Mysteries love with these two opposites guys right from the beginning How could I not with these two beautiful guys coming to rescue the damsel in distress Except Pandora doesn tike to be thought of a damselso there are games going on with these three than just saving the world kindDoomed is blow your mind action with a mature Young Adult storyline that I enjoy so much in young adult novels Doomed is definitely a great way of getting me into the virtual game world and Lakeside Redemption loving it I highly recommend Doomed as a must read Tough girl PandoraTeaser Where am I going to go There s no other way out of the bathroom Take it oreave it Something moves in his eyes and I know he s waiting for me to In Pursuit of a Princess leave it But I won t give him the satisfaction Does your wife know you get your kicks byistening to teenage girls pee The entire modern world is useless when every modern convenience has been turned inside out Our main character has family issues especially with her non existent father and when he sends her a birthday present that she opens on her computer she realizes it s not just photos that she s seeing it s a worm that has worked its way into the Internet that disables all technology Mass chaos ensues and if Pandora wants to save the world she has to play by the rules Beat the game and save the worldAs far as science fiction novels go I wanted to Second Time Loving love this novel It screamed favourite to me when I read the description I m sad to say it wasn t what I expected I couldn t actually believe the world would go crazy after only 7 days of no technology It just seemed way too unrealistic Also I couldn t help but giggle when the characters would be in mortal danger and she d be there sitting with aaptop open playing a video game It didn t make any sense As well as the mythology aspect of the game It sounded neat but it didn t fit well with the science theme How sad that these teenagers don t even know how to use the reference books to ocate a map Libraries did exist without computers and it s a ittle sad that maybe teenagers today wouldn t know what to do if they didn t have the InternetI really enjoyed the fast paced action and wonderful characters They were written well and developed well and I Dark Awakening like how they grow stronger each day Their pasts are hidden at first but as the chapters keep going it s revealed that there is to them than meets the eye Especially Theo who is incredibly calm intelligent and a wonderfuleader I happen to think he was my favourite and if he wasn t in the book I would have just stopped reading all together I found Pandora to be a Hawks Way (Hawks Way little slow and her feelings for both characters bothered meCharacters Matured in the end and I justoved Theo Always cheered for himPacing Super fast Family Men loved itCoverDesignPoor I would surely pass this at the book storePlotGood but not great Could have been better with a realistic explanation I just didn t buy itOverall an exciting and fast paced story with cute characters Read this one for the action and pandemonium Skip it if you reooking for a solid read What can I say about Doomed Oh yeah that it was freaking amazing The world that Tracy Deebs has thrown us into is a new and exciting one One where it is half a video game and half a real Creative Participation life story but it is sometimes hard to tell the difference I reallyoved what Tracy put these characters through and all the twist and turns of the storyCover So I had the cover where it was actual people on it and I really Sabina Spielrein loved that one It captured the story and showed the technological aspect of it too The new cover which I have no idea which one they will end up using is a power button with the shadow of a finger and that one kind of creeps me out in some unknown way Plot WritingThe writing was amazing as always She put us through so many twists and turns almost seamlessly and you never stopped guessing She really integrated the story of Pandora s Box really well and the use of what every kid has now some type or form of technology and what would happen if it suddenly died out That was a concept that was foreign to me and now with Doomed and the TV show Revolution it has been explored in different ways and both ways are very interesting to read and watchCharactersPandora was a very interesting character to say theeast She was very driven and well due to her namesake curious She went on this adventure without knowing what the outcome would be and well it was interesting to see where it took her Pandora was one of those girls that you either Cognitive Radio Networks loved or hated because of her personality and Ioved her She risked her Personnel Management in Government life for this and she was brave Really really braveWhere did these boys come from Theo and Eli amazing That is all I can say about them For a while I thought they were some kind of god because it was a story about Pandora s Box and I wanted them to be gods but sadly they weren t They were just normal teenage boys with a really good sense of survival I had no idea how they managed all the things they pulled off in the book but the somehow did and well it was amazing I have no idea where they got these talents and they made them perfect Oh and Team Theo all the wayAll in AllIove Tracy Deebs writing and stories and Doomed was no exception to the amazingness that is her story telling Doomed is reality meets cyber space and everything in between Pick up Doomed and you will not be sorry Please be advised that this review contains spoilers though I have tried to keep some big ones out You have been warnedThis is a fairly standard post apocalyptic novel in which the main character Pandora is faced with a world without the Internet communications advanced than radio or any of the amenities that first world countries deem necessary for survival with the help of her two oversized boy friends Eli and Theo Shortly after the catastrophe the Internet comes back online but the only thing that will work is a popular MMORPG Massive Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game called Pandora s box who s name unsurprisingly is actually a play on Pandora s name Its creator designed a very complicated computer worm that would allow him to control everything hooked up to a computer the game was to be the means of ending his control while teaching a valuable Out of This World lesson to the people using up the planet s resources The phrase Beat the game save the world that flashes on the screen is an allusion to this For some reason society collapses after a matter of hours and rather than keeping aevel head and attempting to find the person responsible It is The Time It Never Rained later revealed that the Pandora s Box Worm has hacked nuclear power plants which does give people something to be worried about but this is established after society has already gone nuts Pandora is tasked with ending the so called apocalypse by traversing the countryooking for clues The Child of the Soul and Other Stories left to her by the person responsible for all the chaos While doing this she must also plant the seeds for a new future by completing trials in the game which symbolize the proper path the world should be taking Not that anyone would actuallyisten to the madman who threatened the entire world by hacking nuclear power plants and threatening to blow up the world if they don t reform their ways As if this weren t bad enough there is a time Childrens Phantasies limit of ten days before the world goes nuclear so Pandora and her merry men must complete their tasks uickly This was probably put in to add a sense of urgency and give the characters something of an impossible challenge but I was sorely disappointed with the fact that the characters seemed to be singularly unchallenged I thought there would be some race to the finish that would end just in the nick of time As per story clich I assumed there would be one challenge per day but there turned out to only be about four and the final confrontation with the bad guy took place several days before the deadline making the urgency feel aittle ess urgent than it should haveI have a few complaints about this book the big ones being highly personal The first is that of the female protagonist This is a story told from a first person perspective so it was absolutely maddening to me that the person whose eyes you are stuck viewing the world through is utterly uninteresting often grasping plot points chapters after I had thought they were established to be obvious She is just pulled along by her big friends being almost completely useless My second complaint is the ove triangle I know Twilight. Beat the game Save the worldPandora's an average teen glued to her cell phone and The Soviet Union laptop until the day herong Gods and Heroes lost father sends her aink to a mysterious site featuring photos of her as a child Curious Pandora enters the site unwittingly unleashing a global computer vir.

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Early into Harvard computer genius He s the strong sexy silent type who hides secrets of a dark sketchy past behind his conflicting eyes That my friends is sexyThis is what I do he answersPlay video gamesHe ifts an eyebrow Hack systems I No Beast So Fierce look at him standing there in his button down shirt and khaki pants and can t imagine him as anything but a rule follower of the highest order I mean even his shoes are perfectly polished But then I make the mistake of meeting his eyes and they re not cold any Instead they re totally bad ass Filled with confidence and the thrill of the chaseIn some ways the story of Doomed reminded me of Ashfall and I totally wasn t expecting that But it makes sense In Doomed we have a complete technological blackout This causes complete mayhem chaosooting pillaging murder and Pandora Theo and Eli are on the run from the FBIHomeland Securityetc but also have to watch out for people stealing their survival supplies crazy biker gangs and ook five times at every intersection because the traffic ights don t work There s a complete breakdown of humanity Survival instincts really kick in to the point where people will so easily Last Chance Bride leave someone else to die in order to save themselvesTheines between black and white are blurring with every second we re on the road on the run until distinguishing the varying shades of grey has become next to impossible for me Fleeing the authorities breaking and entering stealing And even worse is the knowledge that there s nowhere to go but downAnd IN ADDITION to all that other craziness Pandora has to solve a puzzle She s driving from state to state trying to piece together clues that her father Whos Cheatin Who? (Thoroughbred Legacy left behind for her It s an AWESOME combination of a realife adventure and gaming The two go completely hand in hand and she has to put them together in order to BEAT THE GAMEMy one criticism is with the game itself It s written exactly Lawman Lover (Outlaws, like realife with characters talking touching each other and just acting as they would in the real world I felt City Girl in Training like it wasn t a very realistic representation of a game which isimited to keyboard and mouse movements I mean surely there isn t a keyboard command for Put hand on other character s Mystery at Kittiwake Bay lower back andean in to speak but that s exactly the kind of thing that went on all the time Even though it wasn t very realistic at all it didn t bother me I got so immersed in the game that I mostly just pretended that it wasn t a game and that it was actually happening Then it stopped bothering meThis book is just so uniue on so many different Dangerous Waters (Cold Case Files levels I was screaming and suealing with complete and utter joy and awe as I was reading itThe gaming AWESOMEThe main character HILARIOUSThe circumstances DEVASTATINGThe sexual tension HOTThe action scenes INTENSEDoomed called to the total nerd inside of me and did not disappoint me in the slightest until it ended I wanted I NEEDED I am fully prepared to start stalking Tracy Deebs on her Doomed book tour in January It s just THAT good Really 15 StarsTo see full review click here I received a free ARC of this book from Netgalley This has not affect my view of the book Doomed will be available for purchase January 8 2013You can survive without electricity the internet cell phones or generally any modern convenience for a few days Yes it s tough But it is plausible After all the caveman did it And for that matter so did anyone else whoived before Al Gore invented the internet So it is feasible that we d survive right Well not according to Tracy Deebs which might have been the reason I couldn t stomach finishing this oneGeneral Summary So a computer worm is released thanks to Pandora and the world goes into chaos Because hey if you can t Pinterest and Facebook all day you re going to die It gets even worse when the power goes out and people start price gouging which by the way is illegal and prevented by several statutes And now Pandora and her new friends must find a way to save the internet and the world as wellReviewYou have to be stupid or make yourself think dumb to not get annoyed with this book note being drunk helps tooI will state this one of the side effects of being a The Husband (Smytheshire, Massachusetts, law student is that you re forced to thinkogical this can making reading really difficult ike in the case of this book But I think anyone who actually thinks things through when reading this book will be shaking their head at the ogical fallacies that are committedOkay An Italian Education let s start with the obvious the world doesn t end when the internet andights go out That s pretty simple right And for that matter most people do not go bat shit crazy and run to their neighbors when their electronics suddenly don t work The simple and Protecting the Colton Bride Coltons Cowboy Code logical thing to do is to try to reboot your system and if that doesn t work contact your provider and or go to the Apple store to get your computer fixed Further rolling black outs are common than you think I know my house experienced a coupleast summer and I Look-Alike Lawman (Texas Twins, live in the same state as Pandora which by the way the city she claims toive in is closer to Dallas than Austin if we re talking about Westlake if it s West Lake Hills that s a different story but the book said Westlake The whole thing was over exaggerated Daddy Wanted like a bad disaster movie except not as good since their weren t any aliensOh yeah this book needed aliens or a reality checkHere s the thing I really doike disaster movies In fact their one of my guilty pleasures But even really bad disaster movies Forbidden Stranger like Independence Day don t have a cast that is this idiotic oracked common sense Seriously if the technology scene wasn t bad enough there was this whole scene that disregarded the fourth amendment And it was Snowy River Man like obvious disregard Just watching Law and Order should ve told you it was illegalBesides the fact that this books expects humanity to be stupid I also had trouble with the characters Il start with our Night Moves (Harlequin Blaze lead Pandora Sure she has a fewines here and there that make her Les brumes d'avalon : roman look potentially kick ass but those are just words her actions she s just the typical sort of YA heroine you want to throttle The girl complains endlessly about how her mother doesn tove her Look her mother is probably just trying to make ends meet because I m betting her psycho deadbeat dad isn t paying child support and maintenance and so what if she s a high powered corporate Malakai (Wicked Games, lawyer Seriously it could be aot worse And yeah I get her mother works for the greedy oil companiesbut it s a way to make a The Carpenters Wife and Heart of Stone living and to be honest with you guys I worked for an energy companyast summer and these people aren t as hard and callous as mainstream media makes them out to be A ot of environmental policies are passed because of these companies have taken action Grant it they might not have the most altruistic motives but they re not Satan ike Pandora made them out to be And further there s no way her mom is as bad as her dad is a total psychopath Plus there are her friends These random guys that just just randomly show up at her school and are commit multiple felonies for her throughout the course of the novelSpeaking of multiple felonies they are committed The Family Plan left and right in this book and because the power s down the police are incompetent Right You know there is a whole genre of movies Westerns where the police department worked without electricity And yes that makes communication aittle difficult but not impossible Alternative forms of communication are available A Family Practice like radio and telegraph and any other emergency forms of communication that the government has set out Once again I want to reiterate people aren t totally dependent on technology Or ateast not as much as Deebs would make it seem Honestly it would ve made a A Doctor in Her Stocking (From Here to Maternity lot sense if this book took place in the distant future where some of this dependency could ve came off realistic with enough world buildingBest Feature Easy Peasy Writing The writing is very easy to get through Despite some cheesyines I didn t struggle to read this because the prose was ridiculous It was really uite nice And I Celebrity Bachelor liked the premises tooWorst Feature It s Called Google The stupidity in this book is astounding There are tons of simple factual mistakes that had me head desking rapidly I m not going toist them all out because that would be a For Better and Worse little arbitrary but come on some of these things were common sense Take for example the whole interrogation scene it went beyond ridiculous Anyone who has watched an episode of Law and Order knows that police interrogations and searches are ran on specific guidelines in the states so that they don t break the 4th Amendment Well the 4th amendment is broken here kids And our MC instead of keeping her mouth shut and insisting that she won t talk to the cops without her parents or attorney makes an even bigger mess and then we just have to throw in some police brutality in there for fun Because don t you know all FBI agentsPoliceHomeland Security officials are evil It s poor generalization And then there s the way this entire technology crisis was handled too It was beyond ridiculous Deebs gets aot of things wrong Cassidys Kids (Maitland Maternity, like generators During Hurricane Ike my family used a generator off and on for about a week And we still use the thing toight up our Christmas Rescuing the Texans Heart lights yeah we have that big of a display Asong as you have gasoline the machines can work indefinitely Stating that they Wrangled (Whitehorse, MT: Chisholm Cattle Co., ll only work a couple of days is stupid Justike assuming everyone is going to have a computer that has internet access or play that stupid game Seriously you would think people would ve earned at thing or two after Y2KAppropriateness There s some cussing Police brutality Violence No sex Honestly it s very PG 13. Ers Eli and Theo Pandora must follow the photographs from her childhood in an attempt to beat the game and track down her father and rescue the world Part The Matrix part retelling of the Pandora myth Doomed has something for gaming fans dystopian fans and romance fans ali.

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