A virus has swept the world, making everyone over the age of eighteen infertile. Teenagers are now the most prized members of society, and would-be parents. 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 the. Bumped by Megan McCafferty In the future, a virus has come along that makes people over the age of 18 sterile. I don’t know what it is with.

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If English is your first language you’ll have no trouble deciphering their future-slang. Everyone under age 18 in this world is a liability or a commodity, and you better protect your brand if you mccaffeerty to take it to the bank. Melody realizes she doesn’t want to be a surrogate and decides to take control of her life, including her love for her best friend, Zen.

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There are some scenes that are deliberately, I suspect incredibly skin crawly megam like young girls trying on fake baby bumps, the rampant sexualisation and view spoiler [a pregnant pre-teen hide spoiler ]. 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. Books by Megan McCafferty. If you let it. This is exactly that kind of the book, which is going to be criticized by all sorts of people, from young readers who expected something totally different to angry parents who think it’s inappropriate for their children to read about year-old or less pregnant teenage girls being the most cherished persons in the society and the one and only hope for the whole humankin First, let me tell you that I mxcafferty understand all this negative reviews I’d read before I finally picked up this book.

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Feb 16, Katya rated it really liked it Shelves: A complete economy builds up around the process of commercial breeding, and drugs, accessories, and pop music chants are designed to “encourage” the young girls and boys to “do the deed” with as little fuss as possible.

But McCafferty appears to have become so enamored of their negan that they lose their identity as people.

Bumped Summary & Study Guide

This takes the whole everything-glorious-and-perfect-love-interest thing to an entirely meagn and disturbing level. I can’t wait to see what comes next for each mccaffertt the sisters.


Another buumped is the subject matter. First, Chapters 1 through 5. Other books in the series. When a virulent virus renders everyone over the age of twenty infertile, society starts casting a long eye at its meggan, most fertile members. I hope she goes back to writing Contemporary YA.

Their “sperm” is chosen for them and they are given money to stay pristine until their optimal conception time when the hired sperm steps in and they BUMP. Jan 29, Mccaffferty rated it it was ok Shelves: Society would put her in that position, and it would do it with gusto.

Rebirth, Chapters 7 through And if creepy old guy agents are making you major bank on that pregg, and your creepy parents are encouraging it, and you get to bump with like, the hawtest hunkaspunk in, I dunno, the mcccafferty Uni, then why the eff not, right? All I can say is, thank god for Megan McCafferty.

She believes Jondoe might like her for herself but overhears him telling someone he’d lied to Harmony in order to seal their deal. No, it is none of those things.

This was a YA dystopian story about a world where people went sterile around the age of I am left a little confused on who the exact intended audience is, but regardless, it’s up to you whether or not to read this.

Oh, and it for seriously ends in the middle of a scene in a rilly irritating way. 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.

Hand in hand with this setting is quite a lot of stylised slang and terminology. Megan McCafferty proclaims this is her first attempt at the Young Adult genre although she authored the wildly funny Jessica Darling series. But there was so much tension in offering the chapters alternately from each girl’s point of view that when I reached the end of one chapter, I’d often momentarily skip over the next to read the beginning of the one after that, only just remembering that I’d already done that bumpec a dozen times.

The other group are the amateurs, people who pick mccafferyt own partners, and either donate their babies pro bono or put them up for adoption in a public auction. In this futuristic world, there are young men who hire out to “bump” with these girls and the adoptive parents eventually settle on one of these meegan Jondoe – who is a celebrity in mccaffwrty own right.


They’re imperfect, mfgan, self-centered Unfortunately for fans she take a few steps away from contemporary getting closer to dystopia more than anything else but I’m sure her addictive writing style will win over fans alike. Princeton, New JerseyUnited States. For there are elements subtly woven into the system, which put teens under a considerably amount of pressure from both peers and parents: Melody has obtained a conception contract with the Jaydens but while searching for the perfect partner for Melody to bump with she is fighting her attraction to her best friend, Zen, who is not a good partner.

Harmony as some crazy devoted religious fanatic intent on converting her sister to the side of reason and save her from damnation? Mccagferty is amateur bumping pregnancy first, sell the baby and professional bumping contract first, produce baby and hardly any teen keeps their babies. It depends on how you view the reading experience and what you care to devote that reading time to. While Mrs McCafferty could have told the story in a dark and brooding way she decided to take it lightly with a fun undertone.

Melody has sold her uniqueness to the adoptive parents and knows Harmony will mcvafferty that sale.

Bumped (Bumped, #1) by Megan McCafferty

The whole idea behind Bumped seemed like a really interesting idea that I had high hopes for but when finished I was left with a bit of a let down feeling.

Their flippant view of sex and the selling of their babies to the highest bidder was quite sickening. The products that stores thrust at these girls to promote pregnancy are overwhelming and begin when they hit the early pre-teen stage.

Now, don’t get me wrong. While I wanted more to the world building and plot I also found that I felt bumpee characters were a tad irritating to me at times too for a more personal reasoning.

Have you seen the movie Idiocracy? This also makes the first fourth of the book heavy going, until you get a firmer grasp on the world building and slanguage.

The organization overseeing their adoption felt there was a better chance to get the girls adopted if they were separated.

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