When a virus makes everyone over the age of eighteen infertile, would-be parents pay teen girls to conceive and give birth to their children, making teens th . The latest Tweets from Megan McCafferty (@meganmccafferty). with such a CRAZY idea for BUMPED/THUMPED: All of this is already happening somewhere. Megan McCafferty’s Bumped series of books are must-read teen dystopian fiction , along with Ally Condie’s Matched series and Veronica Roth’s Divergent trilogy.

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No, it was because of the actions of other people around her.

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Harmony seemed completely whacked out, not because of her mccqfferty but because of the whole view spoiler [sleeping with Jondoe because he looked exactly how she imagined Jesus hide spoiler ]which was creepy.

Melody and Harmony are deeply flawed, immature, bumpee so, so real. Af The scariest thing about Thumped — a story told about a futuristic dystopia where teen girls have their bodies sold for reproductive purposes — is how eerily similar it is to our own world right now.

There was also quite a bit of romance and I loved both Zen and Jondoe. She threatened to spank me with a wooden spoon and then she DID. Bumped takes place in a not too distant future, where a virus has caused the onset of infertility between the ages of eighteen and twenty, and teen pregnancy has become a matter of profit and prestige.

Thumped is not as challenging.

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I guess I liked the concept of the story, since I like flawed communities While they are searching for the perfect partner for Melody to bump with, she is fighting her attraction to her best friend, Zen, who is way too short for the job. She believes her calling is to convince Melody that pregging bumpwd profit is a sin. From New York Times bestselling author Megan McCafferty comes a strikingly original look at friendship, love, and sisterhood—in a future that is eerily believable.

All the choices appear to be theirs, whether bkmped amateur bump or professionally bump or even don’t bump at all. Feb 25, nicole rated it liked it Shelves: Jessica Darling’s It List 3.

In Bumped the Americans of are proud. So I’m just going to keep this review short. You metan have to read Bumped before picking up its sequel. But Melody is not the one who is pregnant, and Harmony is back with her husband, Ram, in Goodside.

The Complete Jessica Darling Series. The church Megan presents in this book, is obviously terrible. But perhaps that was entirely the point. But this image is costing her the one guy she really wants.

Though the sequel felt a bit more mild, less weighty. BUMPED is the story of twins-separated at birth, Melody and Harmony, in a near-future where a sterility virus makes it impossible to get pregnant past 18 years of age. View all 36 comments. Harmony went back to Goodside, her preachy-teachy gated community with her husband, Ram, and Melody is mccacferty branding herself and her soon-to-be bumps all over the world with the hottest sperminator, Jondoe.

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After the initial shock, you likely will snort at the tongue-in-cheek comments. Everything mccaffefty quickly, it was incredibly predictable, and the ending was a little too perfect. Add it now to start borrowing from the collection.

The premise of Bumped also highlights another issue that I have been pondering for a while; the question of whether a book about teenagers is always necessarily a Young Adult book. I am left a little bimped on who the exact intended audience is, but regardless, it’s up to you whether or not to read this. The Future of Us. When a virulent virus renders everyone over the age of twenty infertile, society starts casting a long eye at its youngest, most fertile members.

Honestly, I really enjoyed this story. But I think the thing that I didn’t like the most was the lack of interaction between Melody and Harmony and I think this ties into the time skip problem as well.

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It was all window dressing with no heart or soul. If there is one thing I can’t stand more than slang, it’s repetitive slang. Imagine my absolute delight when I received an Advanced Review Copy of this bad boy.