Robin Wasserman grew up in suburban Philadelphia. She went to college and majored in the history of science. She also edited children’s books. Robin is the. : Crashed (Skinned, Book 2) (): Robin Wasserman: Books. Skinned [Robin Wasserman, Kate Reinders] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Lia Kahn was perfect: rich, beautiful, popular – until the.

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Lust Seven Deadly Sins, 1 3. It is the greatest catch It doesn’t always mean death. Blargh end rant Edit: Instead she has to go through the indignity of learning the most basic of activities all over again. Preview — Skinned by Robin Wasserman.

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To them, she is no longer Lia Kahn. Dead and reborn, Lia struggles with big concepts — what does it mean to be human? This World We Live In. Lia is Lia Kahn was perfect. There was a lot of whining and “why me”s and a really lot of “you don’t understand me”s going on in the story. It was supposed to mean the end of aging, the end of death, the birth of a new humanity. Yet another book I regret not reading sooner. In Skinned, Lia Kahn has an all-new, all-mech body that doesn’t look all that much like her old self; but she retains her memories, personality, and tries to We have two SF books featuring mechanically altered female characters in this year’s Peach Consideration list.


The beginning is kinda confusing and for the next couple hundred pages all the main character’s doing is whining about her life as a machine.

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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Both books would resonate with YA readers who liked Uglies, but Skinned doesn’t really have quite as much of the romance vibe.

She’s Lia, but she’s not the same Lia, and she’s not sure how to handle her new life. Robin Wasserman September 05, Book: English Choose a language for shopping.

Lia has become the latest patient in the “download process” — a way to download your memories and brain functions into a computer-based body that is made to look and act human. Robin Wasserman Average rating: At first when I reached the end of the book, I was a little disappointed. Although Lia thinks that the mechs are crazy and reckless, she is also fascinated by what their experiences must feel like and finds herself secretly wanting to experience those intense feelings herself.

Auden – A social outcast, Auden is not a ” designer baby ” like the rest of his peers, because his mother didn’t believe in “playing God. There was more depth in it than I expected; it had a thought-provoking theme about identity, and what makes someone who they are — and not only that, but what makes someone a human being. It would be 4 stars if it weren’t for the language and other things I don’t like. I can understand why she rejects the body, why she tests it to the limit, to the absolute breaking point.


Then one day, Lia got in a accident that should have killed her.

So boring that I’m not even going to bother finishing it. I’m just not on board with this book. There was never a momment where I went ok fine she’s experenced this tragedy, but nope she’s just a bitch. I got it the skinnev time around how the background characters feel about Lia.

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Everyone else is forced to live in ruined cities, where they face starvation, or CorpCities, where they are all but slaves. A select few — those rich and influential enough — have escaped the cities and live out cushy lives in a futuristic version of suburbs; but the rest of the population scrounges in the ruins, mutated, hungry and without energy.

Like what makes you human.

Skinned Cold Awakening, 1 3. She questions whether or not she should try to be human or join the team of other skinners, embracing her differentness.