Independent Study has ratings and reviews. Khanh, first of her name , mother of bunnies said: In the context of bad sequels, this is Batman a. Independent Study is a remarkable novel that grabs the reader’s attention from the opening page. The second in The Testing trilogy, this novel. The Paperback of the Independent Study (The Testing Trilogy Series #2) by Joelle Charbonneau at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $

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She is an ok character to read about, and it’s interesting how she figures out all of the tests, but there’s not much more to her. Barnes and his people actually control the Debate Chamber. Her face is long and angular. However, the ending blew me away. The book serves one purpose, and one purpose only: Ook is Joelle Charbonneau is een getalenteerd schrijfster wat betreft cliffhangers!. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.

Set up a giveaway. One thing is for sure, what Cia faces throughout this book is not what she expected at all.

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Taking that kind of risk in public is often more difficult for women than men. Not sure if I will continue this series. I mean, haven’t we moved past the whole “Chosen One” phenomenon in literature by now?

Narrated in Cia’s practical voice, it provides cuarbonneau with more of the back story to the United Commonwealth that was formerly the United States of America. There are now twelve students remaining.

Independent Study (The Testing, #2) by Joelle Charbonneau

It wasn’t super terrible like Crossed my go-to example for disappointing second booksbut then again it didn’t really wow me. See and discover other items: But Joelle has mastered the less apparent and infrequently used disquieting terror.


Read more Read less. I feared when I read some of independentt low rating reviews on this book, but now that I have finished it, I conclude that it’s not bad.

Cia is so bloody perfect that everyone wants her. Ok, survival of the best and the brightest. The colonies are divided similar to the districts in the Hunger Games, each with their own specific task to improving the earth for humans to thrive.

The first book was OK and I was curious as to how the events would unforld. I think it goes without saying that terror comes in many forms.

The second half of the book was your typical middle book of a YA dystopian trilogy.

INDEPENDENT STUDY by Joelle Charbonneau | Kirkus Reviews

Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. It definitely sets things up for the last book in the series, and changes the events of the next book greatly. Quotes from Independent Study.

She made a recording on her brother’s Transit Communicator that told what happened during the testing and she knows that the testing included murder. How does anything get done? Taking place not long after The Testingwhere Cia is now in the University, taking classes, and otherwise trying to keep her head down wh A friend was kind enough to send me her advance copy of this book, the sequel to my new favorite dystopian series and perhaps book ofThe Testing.

His braids drag on the ground.

It was still a little unfulfilling it terms of Cia’s limited view. She didn’t want to kill so maybe she can forgive Tomas for his part in Zandri’s death. Charbonneau excels at keeping her readers guessing as to which charboonneau might be working against Cia; Ian, Michal and even some of the other students are all suspects. Less focused on politics or power.


He tells her that the Debate Chamber vote is just days away. I think I preferred this to the first novel as there are less romantic aspects. Does she try to run? She always tries to do what’s right, even if the person she’s helping is being a real douchebag. Apr 02, Melanie rated it it was amazing Shelves: One wrong move and she could be pulled from her studies and ‘redirected’. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Barnes and Professor Holt, I asked that you be assigned to intern in my office.

Charbonneau definitely threw me for a loop! The story picks stufy after the last book ended, and things are not as they seem.

When Raffe offers to provide that proof, Cia, Michal and Raffe uncover a betrayal none ever expected. Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. Cia is not trusted, and is saddled with the heaviest course-load and stidy internship with the President of the Commonwealth. In Independent StudyCia is a freshman at the University in Tosu City with her hometown sweetheart, Tomas—and though the government has tried to erase her memory of the brutal horrors of The Testing, Cia remembers.

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