Dreamquake by Elizabeth Knox

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Title: Dreamquake
Author: Elizabeth Knox
Series: The Dreamhunter Duet, #2
Genres: Fantasy, Young Adult
Publisher: Farrar Straus & Giroux (Imprint of Macmillan)
Date Published: February 20th, 2007
Edition: Hardcover
Rating:

The dreamhunting began as a beautiful thing, when Tziga Hame discovered that he could enter the Place and share the dreams he found there with other people. But Tziga Hame has disappeared and Laura, his daughter, knows that the dreams have turned sour. The wealthy still experience sweet dreams, but the government has been using nightmares to keep the convicts obedient and content. On St. Lazarus’s Eve, when elite citizens gather in the dream palace, Laura is determined to show them the truth. She plunges them into the nightmare used to control the convicts. But as she struggles to counter the government’s sinister plans, a deeper mystery surfaces, a puzzle only Laura can unravel, a puzzle having to do with the very nature of the Place. What is the Place, after all? And what does it want from her?

My Review:

I liked this one a lot better than the first one, although I did like the first one.

There are some questions left unanswered, which I guess could be a good or bad thing.

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I am really really happy that Sandy ended up being alive, I was really sad when he died.

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I’m a little confused as to where Nown ended up, in another world? Is that the world that Lazerus came from? Well, I don’t know. The other thing that kind of bugged me though was that Rose has this baby at the end and where did the baby come from, who was the dad? It seemed like they were kind of hinting that Lazerus was the dad because he asked Grace if she was okay after the quake and it seemed like a “dad” thing. That was kind of iffy though.

Overall I’m really happy with the book and that it had a happy ending! I hate always having sad endings in books so this was really nice.

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