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Vox THE NATIONAL BESTSELLER ONE OF ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY S AND SHEREADS BOOKS TO READ AFTER THE HANDMAID S TALE An electrifying debut O, The Oprah Magazine The real life parallels will make you shiver CosmopolitanSet in a United States in which half the population has been silenced, Vox is the harrowing, unforgettable story of what one woman will do to protect herself and her daughter.On the day the government decrees that women are no longer allowedthan one hundred words per day, Dr Jean McClellan is in denial This can t happen here Not in America Not to her.Soon women are not permitted to hold jobs Girls are not taught to read or write Females no longer have a voice Before, the average person spoke sixteen thousand words each day, but now women have only one hundred to make themselves heard.For herself, her daughter, and every woman silenced, Jean will reclaim her voice This is just the beginningnot the end One of Good Morning America s Best Books to Bring to the Beach This Summer One of PopSugar, Refinery29, Entertainment Weekly, Bustle, Real Simple, i09, ands Best Books to Read in August 2018 Download Vox author Christina Dalcher – groundhogwalking.co.uk

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  1. I have decided to add a disclaimer to my review The review in it s entirely is below in the spoiler tag Here are my reasons for the disclaimer I knew that this would be controversial as it touches on a hot button topic But, responses have become uncomfortable to the point I cringe when I open Goodreads I know, I know, what did I expect sharing a controversial opinion on social media Yeah, I admit I guess I should have seen that coming But, this review simply shares my opinion on a topic I have decided to add a disclaimer to my review The review in it s entirely is below in the spoiler tag Here are my reasons for the disclaimer I knew that this would be controversial as it touches on a hot button topic But, responses have become uncomfortable to the point I cringe when I open Goodreads I know, I know, what did I expect sharing a controversial opinion on social media Yeah, I admit I guess I should have seen that coming But, this review simply shares my opinion on a topic I felt was key to the story Many people agree, many people don t That is fine All opinions welcome I just don t want to fight about it because I have no desire to change anyone s opinion I have received negative feedback from both sides of my argument That s right, I picked a hot button topic and managed to annoy people on both sides that is pretty impressive I have been told that I missed the point, I am dense, I have lost res...

  2. Ohh, this was bad Terribly, terribly disappointing.The premise is really intriguing and I would love to read about it in a BETTER book I expected a good dystopian set up that deals with sexism. What I got is a weird thriller that KIND OF addressed that topic At least it pretended to.First of all, the showdown was way too fast and there was little to no build up at all It was unrealistic and everything was solved way too easily I didn t even really understand what was going on because it Ohh, this was bad Terribly, terribly disappointing.The premise is really intriguing and I would love to read about it in a BETTER book I expected a good dystopian set up that deals with sexism. What I got is a weird thriller that KIND OF addressed that topic At least it pretended to.First of all, the showdown was way too fast and there was little to no build up at all It was unrealistic and everything was solved way too easily I didn t even really understand what was going on because it was so quick and all over the place The characters were boring and completely flat This definitely should be a book that goes into depth with the feelings and thoughts of its characters, but it failed big time But what annoyed me the most was theor less subtle sexism towards men Hey, I totally understand that one would start to despise the other gender if it was the reason for why you re ...

  3. Honestly, Jacko You re getting hysterical about it Her words flew at me like poisoned arrows Well, someone needs to be hysterical around hereI am absolutely blown away My heart and soul are just dangling by a thread Honestly, I have not been this angered and wonderfully angered in a long, long time Think about what you need to do to stay free. Denial, deliberation and the decisive moment three response stages to any impending disaster Rush through the first two and act as soonHonestly, Jacko You re getting hysterical about it Her words flew at me like poisoned arrows Well, someone needs to be hysterical around hereI am absolutely blown away My heart and soul are just dangling by a thread Honestly, I have not been this angered and wonderfully angered in a long, long time Think about what you need to do to stay free. Denial, deliberation and the decisive moment three response stages to any impending disaster Rush through the first two and act as soon as you can That s how you hold out That s how you live.Dr Jean McClellan, an American linguistic scientist and mother of four, saw all the signs women representation decreasing in the government, the resurgence of the pure religion, the slow chipping away at female freedoms yet she did nothingYou have no idea ladies No goddamned idea We re on a slippery slide to prehistory girls Think about itThink about words like spousal per...

  4. Maybe this is how it happened in Germany with the Nazis, in Bosnia, with the Serbs, in Rwanda with the Hutus I ve often wondered about that, how kids can turn into monsters, how they can learn that killing is right and oppression is just, how in one single generation the world can change on its axis into a place that is unrecognizable Easily, I think, and push out of my chair Words matter If your ideal of womanhood tends toward the Stepford ish, Vox will present an image of paradise For th Maybe this is how it happened in Germany with the Nazis, in Bosnia, with the Serbs, in Rwanda with the Hutus I ve often wondered about that, how kids can turn into monsters, how they can learn that killing is right and oppression is just, how in one single generation the world can change on its axis into a place that is unrecognizable Easily, I think, and push out of my chair Words matter If your ideal of womanhood tends toward the Stepford ish, Vox will present an image of paradise For the rest of us, it offers a dark vision of a possible future in which the lines between religion of the extremist, fundamentalist sort, and government are not just blurred, but erased See Taliban, ISIS, or any of many Christian sects that insist that civil law should be based on the Bible God knows there ...

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  6. These days my country consists of states united in hate At its helm is a man child A bully consumed by power, lacking intellect, as well as being morally and ethically deficient So while the premise of Vox is extreme it doesn t seem far fetched The severe subjugation of women by the angry, white, extremist Christian patriarchy is portrayed at its most monstrous A counter worn by women allows them to speak when spoken to and then only minimally Once the allotted one hundred words per day ar These days my country consists of states united in hate At its helm is a man child A bully consumed by power, lacking intellect, as well as being morally and ethically deficient So while the premise of Vox is extreme it doesn t seem far fetched The severe subjugation of women by the angry, white, extremist Christian patriarchy is portrayed at its most monstrous A counter worn by women allows them to speak when spoken to and then only minimally Once the allotted one hundred words per day are spent, negative reinforcement is administered to the offending female in the form of a painful shock Other than these few words, women are not allowed any other form of communication no email, snail mail, books, pens, or internet access And, nonverbal communication is not permitted which is monitored by surveillance cameras The ...

  7. oooh, goodreads choice awards semifinalist for best science fiction 2018 what will happen What do they study now, our girls A bit of addition and subtraction, telling time, making change Counting, of course They would learn counting first All the way up to one hundred.as a thought piece, i would give this a high four stars, but as a novel, it s got some structural flaws it would be a very good book club choice, however plenty of food for thought and discussion it just needs some concept oooh, goodreads choice awards semifinalist for best science fiction 2018 what will happen What do they study now, our girls A bit of addition and subtraction, telling time, making change Counting, of course They would learn counting first All the way up to one hundred.as a thought piece, i would give this a high four stars, but as a novel, it s got some structural flaws it would be a very good book club choice, however plenty of food for thought and discussion it just needs some conceptual tightening it s missing that extra spark that would bring it all up into amazing debut territory the basic premise is straightforward it s a near future dystopia in which white christian conservative male fundies have come to power and figured out how to keep all of us hysterical, mouthy women down a metal word counter shackled around the female wrist that delivers an electric shock, of increas...

  8. a quick google search will show that women speak an average of 20,000 words per day so imagine if you were limited to only 100.pretty unfathomable thought, right that is exactly why i love dystopian novels they are the most effective at taking me outside of my bubble, placing me in an unfamiliar situation and making me really think,what would i do if this was methis book raises so many important and relevant questions in regards to female rights and equality, the role of religion in gove a quick google search will show that women speak an average of 20,000 words per day so imagine if you were limited to only 100.pretty unfathomable thought, right that is exactly why i love dystopian novels they are the most effective at taking me outside of my bubble, placing me in an unfamiliar situation and making me really think,what would i do if this was methis book raises so many important and relevant questions in regards to female rights and equality, the role of religion in government, and the right to speech language development the premise and core themes of this book are extremely thought provoking as a thought piece, this book deserves all the stars.but as a novel, i cant give thisthan three the writing in this is very clinical and straightforward dalcher doesnt write like an author, she writes like a scientist which isnt surprising considering her profession as a linguistics researcher that sure came in handy ...

  9. This novel depicts a chilling dystopia, or as Mike Pence might call it a visionary blue print for America Women are limited to speaking only 100 words per day and immoral behavior results in hard labor concentration camps The author does a great job of setting up the world with thinly veiled references to our current political climate There is a clear message to receive if you don t speak out, someday someone will take away your voice Either figuratively or literally.After the initial se This novel depicts a chilling dystopia, or as Mike Pence might call it a visionary blue print for America Women are limited to speaking only 100 words per day and immoral behavior results in hard labor concentration camps The author does a great job of setting up the world with thinly veiled references to our current political climate There is a clear message to receive if you don t speak out, someday someone will take away your voice Either figuratively or literally.After the initial setup, the story transitionsinto a typical race against time thriller Unfortunately that s where I also started to lose interest The premise is fantastic, but the espionage was cheesy and not particularly well written ...

  10. THREE STARSAccording to my lazy Google search, the average woman speaks around 20,000 words day In this frightening precautionary tale, women are restricted to speaking less than 100 words a day Overage Painful electrical shocks will be dealt from the Fitbit style wrist counter you re wearing The premise is strong and all too real in this alternative reality where women s rights are slowly chipped away by a strong tide of religious fundamentalism until finally, we quite literally lose the la THREE STARSAccording to my lazy Google search, the average woman speaks around 20,000 words day In this frightening precautionary tale, women are restricted to speaking less than 100 words a day Overage Painful electrical shocks will be dealt from the Fitbit style wrist counter you re wearing The premise is strong and all too real in this alternative reality where women s rights are slowly chipped away by a strong tide of religious fundamentalism until finally, we quite literally lose the language needed to speak up for ourselves After the Pure Movement takes hold in political offices nationwi...

  11. Well, that ending wasn t quite what I expected O_oPlus I think I ll avoid dystopian science fiction books for a while now.They always make me angry and frustrate me no end lol I definitely needfluff in my life XDFull RTC soon _____________________It s about time to read another book that made it on my Book List 2019 and even though I already know that this one is going to upset me I still want to read it The mere idea of women not being allowed to speak is gruesome and I don t even Well, that ending wasn t quite what I expected O_oPlus I think I ll avoid dystopian science fiction books for a while now.They always make me angry and frustrate me no end lol I definitely needfluff in my life XDFull RTC soon _____________________It s about time to read another book that made it on my Book List 2019 and even though I already know that this one is going to upset me I still want to read it The mere idea of women not being allowed to speak is gruesome an...

  12. This is one of those books that s just blah for me The very definition of mediocre, from the storyline to the characters and beyond There s really nothing that stands out, at least not in a positive way.The author has somehow managed to take a unique plot line with limitless potential and turned it into a Christian and male bashing rant of epic proportions full disclosure I am not a Christian nor am I a man The plot revolves around a dystopian future where U.S women are only allowed to spe This is one of those books that s just blah for me The very definition of mediocre, from the storyline to the characters and beyond There s really nothing that stands out, at least not in a positive way.The author has somehow managed to take a unique plot line with limitless potential and turned it into a Christian and male bashing rant of epic proportions full disclosure I am not a Christian nor am I a man The plot revolves around a dystopian future where U.S women are only allowed to speak 100 words per day or face the consequences of the Christian Reich.Dr Jean McClellan is among these women.Jean is a perpetually indecisive victim of her own circumstances She hates her husband She hates her son ...

  13. 4 thought provoking and brave stars to Vox I don t usually read dystopian books, and to be honest, I m not that familiar with the genre Upon reading the premise of Vox, I knew it would have a place on my reading list because of its timeliness and the bravery of the author in taking on this fictional topic If you have not heard already, Vox is set in the United States at a time when a new president has been elected, and a mandate has been declared by the government females may only speak 100 w 4 thought provoking and brave stars to Vox I don t usually read dystopian books, and to be honest, I m not that familiar with the genre Upon reading the premise of Vox, I knew it would have a place on my reading list because of its timeliness and the bravery of the author in taking on this fictional topic If you have not heard already, Vox is set in the United States at a time when a new president has been elected, and a mandate has been declared by the government females may only speak 100 words a day If they go ov...

  14. 3.5 The Scarlet letter for the near future, but instead of s Puritan society and the red letter A, we have a society where the Christian right has prevailed Women, even babies are fitted with a leather wristband that limits the words spoken in a day to a hundred The first time you go over, one receives a small shock, strength of shock is increased with each transgression 1984, only it is now, cameras are fitted in each house, front door, back door Books are locked up, only able to be accesse 3.5 The Scarlet letter for the near future, but instead of s Puritan society and the red letter A, we have a society where the Christian right has prevailed Women, even babies are fitted with a leather wristband that limits the words spoken in a day to a hundred The first time you go over, one receives a small shock, strength of shock is increased with each transgression 1984, only it is now, cameras are fitted in each house, front door, back door Books are locked up, only able to be accessed by men No jobs, home in their new responsibility, duties of a wife and moth...

  15. 3.5Be teachers of good things teach the young women to be sober, to love their husbands, to love their children, to be discreet, chaste, keepers at home, good, obedient to their own husbands Woman has no call to the ballot box, but she has a sphere of her own she is the divinely appointed guardian of the home she shouldfully realise that her position as a wife and mother is the holiest, most responsible dismiss all ambition for anything higher, as there is nothing else he 3.5Be teachers of good things teach the young women to be sober, to love their husbands, to love their children, to be discreet, chaste, keepers at home, good, obedient to their own husbands Woman has no call to the ballot box, but she has a sphere of her own she is the divinely appointed guardian of the home she shouldfully realise that her position as a wife and mother is the holiest, most responsible dismiss all ambition for anything higher, as there is nothing else here so high for mortals This is the world for women living in America after a newly elected president shakes...