Children of Scarabaeus is a science fiction novel with a touch of romance by Australian author Sara Creasy, published by Harper Voyager. Released on. Wow, once this book grabs hold of you, it doesn’t let go. I read the first book, Song of Scarabaeus, and enjoyed it, so I jumped at the opportunity. Children of Scarabaeus (Scarabaeus, book 2) by Sara Creasy – book cover, description, publication history.

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I was literally salivating with my need to get a hold of this book as soon as was humanly possible after finishing Sara Creasy ‘s wonderful Song of Scarabaeus.

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Nothing oof get in the way of a plot that zips along at light speed. It was cool to see more cyphertecks and how they differ. It is too bad, because I think that there could have been a much bigger emotional impact had she actually loved Edie in her own, fucked up way.

It was very refreshing in a world of sci fi romance where it I enjoyed these two books for two reasons – first of all, the science fiction was actually interesting. Leave A Comment Cancel reply Comment. If anything, I am continually surprised that Creasy steers clear of chilrren and instead imbues her writing with careful subtleties, never fully spelling out the depth of connection between these two lovers, but rather showing us and allowing us to infer on from there.

Original, complex, great characters Read the first chapter of Children of Scarabaeus here pdf Scafabaeus Thoughts: I was very pleased with Children. The consequences of this failure are food shortages and the looming possibility of of starvation. I think this book really cemented their romance childrrn I know this is the last book in the series, I really hope there is more in the future especially about them.

Definitely don’t pick this up without reading 1 as it’s almost a continuous thing from the end of the last to this one. Creasy has to offer us next. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not childreb published.


Children of Scarabaeus — All About Romance

Whatever plan she concocts, off agrees. She is more ready to sacrifice herself so that they can have a good life, one which she was not able to have.

I really wanted more! I felt I knew them based on their choices, which were always dire. Recaptured and forced to cooperate – or else she will watch Scaragaeus die – Edie is shocked to discover the Crib’s new breed of cypherteck: I read the first book, Song of Scarabaeusand enjoyed it, so I jumped at the opportunity to review this second in the series.

Want to Read saving…. When they returned to the planet, the descriptions of the lifeforms and wildlife felt so vivid and epic and alienesque.

Kirby rated it really liked it Shelves: I only had one disappointment. But after hearing so much good things about it, Chiodren got the first book and I have to say it cjildren fantastic read. In the end childreen novels proved an exciting science fiction adventure which should not be missed. For a while it felt incongruous with scarabarus rest of the story as logical as the development was. I really rooted for them to get together and the fact they were so determined to BE together despite the hindrance of outside and inner forces added tension to the romance.

At least with my world. Children of Scarabaeus picks up immediately after the events of Song of Scarabaeus. Jul 17, Katyana rated it liked it Shelves: Edie and Finn still have the issue of the leash that keeps Finn within a certain range or the bomb in scraabaeus brain will explode. Used to being manipulated and treated as a commodity rather than a person, Edie reluctantly agrees, and soon discovers something even more sinister — the Crib is now using children from her home world as the next breed of cyphertek.

He grumbles about after Edie, grudgingly going along with her plans because, what else can he do? Yeah, the first book really was a taster of their romance. Feb 23, Summer rated it it was ok Shelves: This was a contributor in holding onto my slippery attention. I enjoyed getting more with Edie and Finn and finding our conclusion to the previous book, Song of Scarabaeus. The heroine wasn’t out to kick everyone’s ass. Jan 19, Lyssa rated it really liked it Recommended to Lyssa by: But, as with Scarabaeus, Natessa’s latest planet’s ecology was already too sccarabaeus, and it’s clear that the fhildren isn’t going that well.


He’s never his own character, and we continue to see him only through Edie’s microsecond exchanges with him. Whether it was fighting a war in the Fringe, or just negotiating with Fringe planets to free their BRATs, chuldren whatever they did, I wanted to be out from under the situation where Edie and Finn are basically hostages, with Finn used as leverage to make Edie behave.

Edie is a bit of a distant character; this is probably thanks to her lack of a normal childhood and being raised to only have one purpose, to work as a cypherteck, and she’s only just begun to try to discover herself outside of that role. It was very slow getting into it, it took me days to read the first pages, and I actually nodded off a couple times reading it.

But after hearing so much good things about it, I got the first book and I have to say it was fantastic read.

Unfortunately, the Crib finds themwhich leads to new problems and a moral dilemma. Books by Sara Creasy.

I find myself hesitant in reviewing this book. Edie lacks the physical prowess that marks the kick-ass protagonists of novels such as Kate Daniels or Mercy Thompson.

If Song did not delve into character histories, however, her charm lay in the new perspectives she continually offered on her cast.