My rating: 2 of 5 stars
I read The Giver and quite liked it. It seemed more nuanced than a lot of YA stuff. I like nuance.
When I read Gathering Blue and Messenger—both of which were less nuanced and had characters with less depth than those in The Giver—my interest flagged. But optimist that I am, I picked up Son both for closure and because I thought a great ending might redeem the whole series.
I was disappointed. Read More