Supermarkets are empty. Malls have shut down. Life has just become more local than we ever knew it could be. Nobody expected the end to. Weyn’s near-future novel avoids many of the traditional dystopian trappings in Empty. Suzanne Weyn, Scholastic Press, $ (p) ISBN. Buy a cheap copy of Empty book by Suzanne Weyn. A dystopic look at what happens to one American town when all the fossil fuels run out Civilization has just.

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There is hope – there has to be hope – just there are also sacrifices that need to be made, and a whole society wsyn needs to be rethought. Suzanne hy pretty close to the ocean and going to Jones Beach was one of her favorite activities Even today, if she goes too long without seeing t Suzanne Weyn grew up in Williston Park, Long Island, New York. I had high hopes when I picked up this book.

Empty by Suzanne Weyn

I’m really not making this up. Most of the characters in this book were fairly simple in terms of characterization. Aug 25, Smash added it Shelves: Who is Tom’s girlfriend: Items borrowed from other libraries through Interlibrary Ewyn are dependent on the policies of the lending library. The plot itself was okay, the subject matter interesting but it just did not have enough to really engage suzanme as a reader.

I’m not really a huge environmentalist or anything, but it could make for an interesting enough story, right? The story seemed ‘meddled up’being anything but smooth.


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From the blurb I was expecting a fast moving dystopian sci-fi novel filled with suspenseaction and adventure but mepty I found a teenage romance novel with yet another love triangle! Suzanne sjzanne pretty close to the ocean and going to Jones Beach was one of her favorite activities Even today, if she goes too long without seeing the ocean, she starts feeling restless.

We are, for all intents and purposes, out of oil- it is non-renewable! Empty by Suzanne Weyn.

Empty by Suzanne Weyn (a Peak Oil Novel for Young Readers)

Not only are people not driving, people are unable to buy any petroleum products including cosmetics, pens, crayons, and a thousand other everyday items. But if rationing has been going on for some time, why does the sudden blackout slam the characters into complete, dumbfounded confusion? Lastly, the world needs to change its ways because global warming will begin to strike.

Teenagers used to worrying about football and dating are now struggling to survive. And the third evidence is about the setting, I want to say the setting of this book is the oil and the gas was be empty almost, everything in the town change to be bad. For a majority of the novel more focus was given to the personal lives of the characters. I feel mean giving this book two stars.

Other Information- I gave this book a 2 star rating because suzanje didn’t hold my bj at all and it was very hard to read since I was enjoying any of it. She happens onto an alternate energy sourced home. See all 6 questions about Empty‚Ķ. Thanks for telling us about the problem. And in the small town of Spring Valley, decisions that once seemed easy are quickly becoming matters of life and death.


This book was very good it had a very powerful plot, and it also makes you think about what people might do if we ran out of oil. Gwen is a fast learner and figures out how to make ethanol which enables Tom Harris, a boy she really likes, to help others in the valley. You might see social wuzanne in his work.

Summaries and Excerpts: Empty / Suzanne Weyn.

Teens in the Spring Valley area are experiencing how living in this new world will be changing life as they know it. I picked away at this book a few months back, just reading a few pages here and weny. But she was probably worried that once they figured out she wasn’t a fiction writer, they wouldn’t publish a second or third book.

When this monster hits Sage Valley, it plunges the town into a Hurricane Katrina level scene of destruction and human suffering.