12 quotes from Gregor and the Curse of the Warmbloods (Underland Chronicles, #3): ‘Nerrissa? You believe her? Well, you at least have to credit her with. PRAISE FOR Gregor and the Curse of the Warmbloods Kirkus Reviews Editor’s Choice, Suzanne Collins (). cover image of Gregor the Overlander. In this third book of “The Underground Chronicles,” Gregor must once again return to the Gregor and the Curse of the Warmbloods Gregor the Overlander .

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Sep 26, Sonja Arlow rated it it was ok Shelves: The plot here would’ve been fine in its own right, but because it’s basically the same thing that Collins did in the first two books, it falls flat. Gregor and the curse of the warmbloods 4 10 Aug 27, It isn’t a fault of the plot, in my opinion; it’s the premise.

This one would be a good discussion piece. On to the next The writing, however, was the other area where this book fell a little flat for me. View all 4 comments.

Maybe she has just barely two and that might explain things. Why did the doctor frown when she examined Gregor’s blood? Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. See all reviews.

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Once we get to the plot, though, it’s thematically interesting, and in that regard, this book is much better than the two that came before it. Here, it’s oveelander lot more constant, and it’s just as painful as ever. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Gregor and the Curse of the Warmbloods.

There’s a bit of a formula with the Gregor books. What this book offered more of, in retrospect, was a fiery explosion of tension and shock-inducing moments where I found myself asking what the contents of the book are actually trying to conve Gregor and the Curse of the Cuurse is comprised of what most refer to the second book syndrome in that the story served more as a stable foot for the developing plotline.


Unlike Gregor, abd cannot wait to leave, readers will likely find [the Underland] to be a fantastically engaging place. But the real strength here lies in the characters.

And that, my friends, is where the plot thickened. You see the what but not the when. The writing is too formulated and after the first book nothing new was ever really brought into the story.

It was such a relief to be in the hands of an author who knows what they are doing and can create satisfying story that stands on its own two feet even when it is part of a series.

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AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. His efforts to understand others makes his companions three-dimensional as well. The characters are engaging and the whole Underland world is complete and intriguing with the many ‘peoples’ that live there and the differences all the groups have. Violence is not glorified in these books–far from it–but there are moral dilemmas and tragedies that parents might want to read for themselves before sharing these treasures with their children.

First is her M. The novel takes place a few months after the events of the preceding book, in the same subterranean world known as the Underland. It’s what makes such a simply written, middle grade book just the kind of thing an older reader can find entertainment it. Lists with This Book. Was this just Gregor’s perception and anxiety, or was there more to it?

Boots is one of my favorites! Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. You either buy into it or don’t read the series. But this time, his mother refuses to let him go. Other books in this series.


See and discover other items: Her ability to grip your emotions is becoming stronger. How the juvenile casting of good vs evil is really often shaded many shades of gray with plenty of blame ooverlander around. But this time, his mother refuses to let him go. After Hamnet fixes Aurora’s wing, the bonds accompany the questers. Lacking teh theological underpinnings, Collins’ series does share some superficial similarities–mundane children entering another world through secret portals to discover that they are part of something grand.

In this installment, the young protagonist Gregor is once again recruited by the Underland’s inhabitants, this time to help cure a rapidly-spreading plague. Remember when she told you that I was going to take over the Fount with and army of Lobsters?

Gregor and the Prophecy of Bane. Retrieved September 19, There’s enough there that makes me want to continue the story, but the individual books off becoming harder and harder for me to follow without a lot of heavy sighing. One word of warning to those considering these books for very young readers: She likes me to read first, because I’m a little better at holding back spoilers, but she’s right behind me.

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Though she is healing, Gregor’s mother is too weak to go home, and so the book ends with Gregor confiding his problems to his neighbor Mrs. His family has real-life problems with money, food, and everything else.