Fever Crumb

Fever Crumb

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Foundling Fever Crumb has been raised as an engineer although females in the future London, England, are not believed capable of rational thought, but at age fourteen she leaves her sheltered world and begins to learn startling truths about her past while facing danger in the present.
Publisher: New York : Scholastic Press, 2010
Edition: 1st American ed
ISBN: 9780545222150
9780545207195
0545207193
Branch Call Number: y REEVE 2010
Characteristics: vii, 325 p. ; 22 cm

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At the dawn of the Traction Era, Fever Crumb lives in London just before it is rebuilt as a mobile city. A foundling, Fever has been raised by the Engineer's Guild, even though it is believed that females are incapable of rational thought. Now age 14, she leaves to work on a secret project with... Read More »

Foundling Fever Crumb has been raised as an engineer, although females in the future London, England, are not believed capable of rational thought. At age fourteen she leaves her sheltered world and begins to learn startling truths about her past while facing danger in the present.

Foundling Fever Crumb has been raised as an engineer although females in the future London, England, are not believed capable of rational thought, but at age fourteen she leaves her sheltered world and begins to learn startling truths about her past while facing danger in the present. First in a ... Read More »

Foundling Fever Crumb has been raised as an engineer although females in the future London, England, are not believed capable of rational thought, but at age fourteen she leaves her sheltered world and begins to learn startling truths about her past while facing danger in the present. First in a ... Read More »

Foundling Fever Crumb has been raised as an engineer although females in the future London, England, are not believed capable of rational thought. But at age fourteen she leaves her sheltered world and begins to learn startling truths about her past while facing danger in the present.


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SashaE
Aug 27, 2016

I actually don't have much to say because I have no emotions about this book. It was bland but I read it anyways.
It was just O.K.

litriocht Nov 20, 2015

Reeve’s novel, Fever Crumb, features a steampunk heroine who has been raised by engineers.

PimaLib_Teens Mar 19, 2015

A post-apocalyptic steampunk rollercoaster of adventure awesomeness. After almost total destruction of the world from nuclear war, cities roll around on giant machines to escape the natural disasters that ensue. While rolling around the cities eat each other. Seriously. Big cities devour tiny cities, bigger cities devour big cites, and so on and so on. At the same time the cities are fighting a rebel group looking to get cities to finally stay put.

London faces an unknown threat from the North that will end up being the key to Fever's memories, who she really is, and eventually the future of the world.

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qwert123
Mar 07, 2015

I think the characters were not as likeable as the mortal engine series, I did like ho it ties in with the mortal engines and the degree of underlying mystery was great.

ChristchurchKids Dec 28, 2014

When I finished Fever Crumb I never wanted it to end, it is a gripping thrill ride.

Fever is a 13 year old girl who has grown up as an engineer. She has had her head shaved as is the tradition in the guild of engineers, and works with old tech. Her life is suddenly changed when she finds out that her mother is one of the old enemy, and her foster father, Kit Solent, is her real father.

This book really appealed to me because it is fast paced with amazing detail. I loved it. I would recommend it to ages 12 plus.

Fever Crumb is the prequel to the great Mortal Engines series (but it can be read as a standalone).

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Kathleengee
Apr 28, 2013

MORTAL ENGINES SERIES:
-PREQUEL:
1. Fever Crumb
2. A web of Air
3. Scrivener's Moon
- ORIGINAL 'PREDATOR CITIES' QUARTET:
1. Mortal Engines
2. Predator's Gold
3. Infernal Devices
4. Darkling Plain
- SHORT STORIES:
1. Traction City

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BieberFever108
Aug 15, 2012

I couldn't put this book down. It was captivating! Sometimes I would have to re-read a chapter because I missed something. I like female heroines, because I can typically relate to the character. Overall this book is great!

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06Lindsey
Jul 10, 2012

Fever Crumb is definitely not the sort of stuff I generally read (although I'm pretty open to anything) but I figured I'd give it a try anyways. It definitely was intriguing, however by the second book I felt the story's conclusion was really rushed and easy to get lost in (and not in a good way). Fever is definitely a cool heroine though; not one you normally come across.
I found Reeve's method of writing entertaining. It made it a little bit easier to wrap my head around the concept of the post-apocalyptic world and all the different customs, beliefs, etcetera considering one could say I more or less came across this book not sure what to expect at all.

lms Feb 03, 2012

finding yourself in a post - apocalyptic world

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Ventus279
Jan 25, 2012

I have to agree with the person two comments down from me.
After the second part it became pretty messed up.

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