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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But when she attempts to do so, she is confronted by Tosu official Michal Gallen who tells her she cannot run away.

The problem is there are some huge logic holes in the plot. Jun 09, Khanh, first of her name, mother of bunnies rated it it was ok Shelves: There is no other word for it.

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Cia must win an internship to continue on at the University; the alternative will be her death. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Newer Post Older Post Home. He tells her that her internship might provide her with information that will help the rebels. One con I’d mention would be the amount of suspicion that goes on in every one’s head.

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On the other hand, I am not sure that I will have patience for it. The first book was filled with so much adrenaline pumping moments that I think it’s pretty hard for a second book to exceed that.

Failure is not an option as it leads to Redirection most likely death. Almost all the United Commonwealth presidents have been female. If she cannot change the law, President Collindar may lose the presidency through a lack of confidence vote. Pages with related products. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. I highly recommend checking this book out for those who were fans of the first novel. The ending killed me.


There are people like me on your side who know you can make it. The only time other student’s show that they’re smart is if they’re working against Cia. How else could they have passed the Testing?

In fact, returning readers anticipating a fiery confrontation among Cia, Tomas and Will may be disappointed to find these previous conflicts largely stufy to the background. Ships from and sold by Amazon. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Graduation Day The Testing.

I refuse to let that happen. That he loves me and that no matter what our fields of study, we are still a team. She is charbonjeau that speshul.

This kind of scenario was not what Cia pictured when she optimistically hoped for a chance to be chosen for the testing-to get the chance to be a united commonwealth leader in charge of making their cities a better place. I still love you. She just closes her eyes and thinks. Staring into the rocky void is like peering into a reflector invependent my emotions.

It wasn’t super terrible like Crossed my go-to example for disappointing second booksbut then again it didn’t really wow me. If you just read on a surface level, it’s not hard to skim through the book with little emotion stusy cast it off as if there isn’t something deeper and more sinister going on.

Set up a giveaway. The stakes are raised in Independent Study to a new high, and I was completely engaged from the get go. Anyway, it’s taken me this massive review pretty much to say that Independent Study was okay. Cia knows that her memories were wiped after passing The Testing which was run by the United Commonwealth Government.


I feared when I read some of the low rating reviews on charbonnneau book, but now that I have finished it, I conclude that it’s not bad. I enjoyed the first book and was looking forward to this installment in the series. She never does anything wrong and doesn’t have any flaws, this gets kinda annoying, it’s unrealistic, and I can’t connect to her.


Is Tomas against her? I liked this book but felt it bogged down during the Induction testing. A girl is “sharp,” even when compared to a friendly, smiling boy. Buy the selected items together This item: Charbonneau sucks you in immediately, and never lets you go. I’m giving this three stars because overall, it was a perfectly “fine” second book. Without giving away too much of the plot, this is a dystopian series with a strong female lead.

I feel like I am looking for myself. I would have loved to see more of Tomas because I love what he and Cia have went through together, but when he finally joeloe appearing in the story a little more I was satsified with what I got. There are a few cool twists, but nothing that left me speechless.

We know what happens to colony students who are redirected, but what happens charbonnea the Vharbonneau city students?