I cant give much of a summary without giving things away for sever, so ill just put this. Lauren destefanos new york times bestselling chemical garden trilogy has drawn immense praise from an evergrowing fan base. In the third book of the chemical garden trilogy, readers finally learn what exactly a chemical garden is. I had never really heard the term, but i expected this series to be some form of science fiction trilogy.
The chemical garden series by lauren destefano goodreads. The book series takes place in a future where scientists have perfected humans, but the generation after gets the bad side effects. Wither the chemical garden trilogy book 1 by lauren destefano 4. The heroine, rhine, is kidnapped and sold as a bride. The chemical garden trilogy lauren destefano works. So far, she is sticking to these popular series and the readers are expecting more from her on these titles. The chemical garden trilogy is a postapocalyptic dystopia series by lauren destefano. She can thank modern science for this genetic time bomb. Wither the chemical garden trilogy book 1 mar 22, 2011. This results in the growth of plantlike forms in minutes to hours. Lauren destefanos complete, breathtaking, dystopian romance series, the chemical garden trilogy. She earned her ba in english with a concentration in creative writing from albertus magnus college in connecticut. A botched effort to create a perfect race has left all males with a lifespan of 25 years, and females with a lifespan of 20 years. All the the chemical garden books in order toppsta.
Although wither came out in 2011, it has only just found its way onto my bookshelf and im so annoyed i didnt pick it up sooner. Booktopia has wither, chemical garden trilogy series. Lauren destefano sheds light on chemical garden series. Chemical garden trilogy fanfiction archive with over 33 stories. It is set in a future where scientists succeeded in engineering a perfect generation of humans, free of illness and disorders, but as a consequence, also created a virus that plagues that generations children and their childrens. Chemical garden audiobooks listen to the full series. Lauren destefano is the author of the internment chronicles and the new york times bestselling chemical garden trilogy, which includes wither, fever, and sever. Enter the name of the series to add the book to it. If one asks which book of lauren stands as best, one cannot give a simple answer. The chemical garden was first observed and described by johann rudolf glauber in 1646. Fever the chemical garden trilogy book 2 kindle edition by destefano, lauren. All the while, with rhines evil fatherinlaw not far behind, determined to get rhine back no matter the cost.
Set after sever and contains spoilers for the series, particularly that book. The chemical garden trilogy 3 book series kindle edition. A botched effort to create a perfect race has left all males born with a lifespan of 25 years, and females a lifespan of. The country is is a right mess and they quickly get entangled in a new type of prison in the shape of a carnival that deals in prostitution. Find the complete the chemical garden book series by lauren destefano. I really came to care for all three girls over the span of reading the chemical garden series, and so coming to the end of these books was a little bittersweet. Before i read this book, i would have said some special garden where chemicals are used to alter the plants that grow, or something along those lines. Wither seeds of wither fever sever about the author extras wither. See the complete the chemical garden series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions. I wanted a resolution for them, but i wasnt quite ready to put them down. Lauren loves to write in series, her most successful books come from series chemical garden and internment chronicles. Rhine has returned to evil vaughns compound, reconnecting with her husband, linden, and sister wife, cecily.
Buy a discounted paperback of wither online from australias leading. The chemical garden trilogy books by lauren destefano from. Mature dystopian fantasy with polygamy, teen pregnancy. Lauren destefano has 20 books on goodreads with 484034 ratings. A sequel, fever, followed the story of the sisterwives in 2012, and the author found herself with a new york times bestselling series. Book 1, 2011 the seeds of wither the chemical garden.
Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading fever the chemical garden trilogy book 2. Sever is the last book in the chemical garden trilogy, a young adult dystopian series from lauren destefano. Great deals on one book or all books in the series. The chemical garden series books by lauren destefano. Wither the chemical garden, book 1 chemical garden 1. Sever the chemical garden, book 3 paperback feb 2014. By age sixteen, rhine ellery has four years left to live. Chemical garden trilogy fanfiction archive fanfiction. The second book in the series, burning kingdoms, was released on march 10, 2015. Looking for something like the selection series by kiera. Although wither came out in 2011, it has only just found its way onto my bookshelf and im so. The chemical garden trilogyseries overdrive rakuten. When i finished the first book of this trilogy i hoped against hope that the intensity with which the author wrote would be maintained throughout the series.
The common knowledge section now includes a series field. Wither lauren destefano the chemical garden, book 1. Many readers loved the mystery and intrigue of the provocative first book in the chemical garden series, wither. In this bleak landscape, young girls are kidnapped and forced into polygamous marriages to keep the population from dying out. Glad you enjoyed this one, reed sounds like such a fun character. Fever the chemical garden trilogy book 2 feb 21, 2012. It is the first book of the chemical garden trilogy. The chemical garden series by lauren destefano is about a future where, thanks to some big biogenetic engineering mistakes, men have a lifespan of about 25 years and women of 20 years. The chemical garden trilogy has 8 entries in the series overdrive rakuten overdrive borrow ebooks, audiobooks, and videos from thousands of public libraries worldwide. When commenting on the sequels, fever and sever i may spoil the contents of the previous books. In the sagas chilling conclusion, rhines race against time brings her to vaughns eccentric brother, reed. Elsewhere, rowans involvement in the underground resistance reaches dangerous new heights. If youve read the book, would you agree or am i just being weird here.
A chemical garden is an experiment in chemistry usually performed by adding metal salts, such as copper sulfate or cobaltii chloride, to an aqueous solution of sodium silicate otherwise known as waterglass. Read the chemical garden series books, by lauren destefano online on bookmate the third and final novel in lauren destefanos breathtaking dystopian romance series, the chemical garden trilogy. Its different from the movies that mcweeny references, since the readers of the chemical garden books are probably more likely to be female than male so presumably the titillation aspect isnt as prominent, but i cant stop seeing parallels. The chemical garden trilogy 3 book series by lauren destefano. A botched effort to create a perfect race has left all males born with a lifespan of 25 years, and females a lifespan of 20 yearsleaving the world in a state of panic. Rhine and gabriel have escaped the mansion, but theyre still in danger. I knew something about this book before i cracked open the pages, even though i was reading an arc. The chemical garden series books lauren destefano. Learn more about the wither at laurendestefano9781442409057. In this chilling dystopian trilogy by new york times bestselling author lauren destefano, sixteenyearold rhine ellery is determined to find freedom afterbeing kidnapped and sold as a polygamous bride.
The second book in the chemical garden trilogy reveals a world as captivatingand as dangerousas the one rhine left behind in wither. She is the most excited and interested about the marriage and enjoys her new life. Wither is the first book in the chemical garden series and is my new obsession. Destefano also wrote a middlegrade book, a curious tale of the inbetween, which is scheduled for release in september 2015. Prospect park and violet house productions acquired the rights to wither, the first book in the trilogy. Thanks to modern science, every human being has become a ticking genetic time bombmales only live to age twentyfive, and females only live to age twenty. The chemical garden trilogy comes to a close this month. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. In this chilling dystopian trilogy by new york times bestselling author lauren.
The second book, fever, was released in february 2012. In the first book we meet rhine ellery, she is our protagonist. The ending of this book defintley keeps you on edge, in anticipation for the next and final book of the chemical garden trilogy by lauren destefano. Wither book by lauren destefano official publisher. Lauren destefanos complete, breathtaking, dystopian roma. Rhine and her servantlove interest gabriel have escaped the mansion and head across the country to new york to try and find her twin brother rowan. In a related way, theres something about the chemical garden books that seems exploitative. Sever the chemical garden trilogy book 3 feb 12, 20. In some cases, as with chronicles of narnia, disagreements about order necessitate the creation of more than one series. Outside, they find a world even more disquieting than the one they left behind. To create a series or add a work to it, go to a work page. In this breathtaking conclusion to lauren destefanos chemical garden trilogy, everything rhine knows to be true will be irrevocably shattered.
Ive had the first book wither on my shelf for about two years, and only managed to read the first fifty pages before i put it down for some unknown reason. Every book has direction and is incredibly strong and each book ive enjoyed equally so much so that i couldnt pick a favourite if i tried. Wither is a 2011 youngadult dystopian novel written by lauren destefano. After reading sever, the third and final book in this series, i can say without a doubt that the chemical garden trilogy is one of my alltime favourites. The main character spends her whole escape talking about what happened before she escaped and in her childhood and how she feels about it and of course shes horribly depressed about. Rhine is a sixteenyearold girl living in a world where a brutal virus kills girls at age twenty, and boys at age twentyfive. Even after four years, sometimes its hard for cecily to deal with the cards that life has dealt her, but can she find a light in someone that she never would have expected to.299 1185 83 620 1372 58 193 952 1438 1438 1397 410 125 1074 990 593 693 783 305 1420 272 1215 1489 441 884 1077 474 166 598 132 1107 788 1175 289 1444 630