Mothership

Mothership

Book - 2012
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In 2074, while attending the Hanover School for Expecting Teen Mothers aboard an earth-orbiting spaceship, sixteen-year-old Elvie finds herself in the middle of an alien race war and makes a startling discovery about her pregnancy.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, c2012
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781442429604
1442429607
Branch Call Number: / SF LEICHT MARTIN
Characteristics: 308 p. ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Neal, Isla

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In 2074, while attending the Hanover School for Expecting Teen Mothers aboard an earth-orbiting spaceship, 16-yr-old Elvie finds herself in the middle of an alien race war and makes a startling
discovery about her pregnancy.


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Starpoem
Jun 24, 2017

What I liked: If you are looking for something original, edgy, and funny, you'll enjoy this book. It's a breath of fresh air.

What I disliked: The writing was a bit choppy at some points. The term "chromer," as it is used in the book, crosses the line: it's not edgy, it's offensive, and I don't know why the editor kept the term in the book.

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basslover
Nov 15, 2016

I liked this book. It was really funny.

PimaLib_SierraG Sep 14, 2016

There are certainly good things about this book: there is no romanticizing about pregnancy, there is actual life-or-death danger, a genuinely mechanically capable protagonist.
It's a fun read, I do recommend, just don't expect it to be totally mind-bending.
Mothership is all about a fun read (even though there is actually a far amount of gunfire for a book involving pregnant ladies).

I really enjoyed this book! It is snarky and light-hearted even though the characters are dealing with some pretty serious space stuff. It's like "Juno" in space!
~Alexa

Adamrose36 Jul 15, 2014

I really love this book because it's inspirational in so many ways.

blue_dog_9600 Jul 15, 2014

this is a really good book and would like it to be in a movie

bluedog91 Jun 30, 2014

i love this book i would reccomend this book to anyone

Ringiejean Jun 25, 2014

i love that book because it give an inspiration to read more.

Esther139 Jun 06, 2014

At first i thought that this book was going to suck but it doesn't it sounds like a really amazing story

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blue_dog_9600 Jul 17, 2014

A teenage girl gets pregnant and is sent to Hanover (school for expecting teens in space) and is faced with all sort of challenges

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