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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Time references were awful. The Bar Code Rebellion One theme in Empty is that the emptt needs to change its ways because people need to trust each other, vital resources will run out, and global warming will begin to strike. Our local Borders went belly and so they had a several-weeks clearance sale.

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

She stored a fl It took me about 2 weeks to read this. If you absolutely must read this, get it from the library. I hate explaining why a book disappoints me, because I hate being disappointed in books.

A new world was coming that was the end. Tof verhaal over een wereld zonder olie.

Will the town be able to pull out of this struggle? Our main characters are a motley group of teenagers on break from high school.


A country claims they have oil but won’t sell unless they pay real high amounts of money. Finally I figured there was no excuse for me not to finish it, so I did. As a result of global warming, the weather has also gone crazy. Well i choose this book to read because i thought it looked interesting and it was it looked like it was a well weyb book epty i liked it. Aug 25, Smash added it Shelves: The world is at war weeyn there is a quickly depleting oil which is only being sent to the troops to fight the war in Venezuela.

It’s not really clear how that whole situation resolves itself, although we’re led to believe that Tom and Gwen end up together.

Summaries and Excerpts: Empty / Suzanne Weyn.

The plot itself was okay, the subject matter interesting but it just did not have enough to really engage me as a reader. But the batteries were stored separately because they are so smart.

Mar 09, Jayman rated it it was amazing. The survivalist aspect of the book is what impressed me the most and, I confess made me wonder how I would survive and provide for my family in such a disaster. The idea for the dystopian world was obviously plausible but lacked enough detail to give readers the sense that the author gave the idea enough thought. At least it provides abundant food for thought. Nov 24, Sensitivemuse rated it liked it.

And speaking of the Curtin’s, the just happen to be all knowing about alternate energy. I especially loved the idea of Empty, as it poses some really good questions on how the heck life would go on without fossil fuels.


Refresh and try again. When global warming fuels a superhurricane that devastates the country, it seems like things can’t get any worse. I will say that I loved Tom the most. The book was forced.

Mugleston Bringing politics onto Goodreads. This is an eventuality for anyone that cares to actually look. I picked away at this book a few months back, just reading a few pages here and there. I never knew to what extent we relied on gas an if it were to become non-existent hy it would affect everyday suzannr seriously, no TV!

See all 6 questions about Empty‚Ķ. I feel mean giving this book two stars. Rmpty I couldn’t resist picking up a few random titles at discount prices. This book is such an eyeopener and I actually found myself freaking out more and more while reading it. In the novel, oil had reached a dangerously low point, and was extremely expensive, even a war had started over it!