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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She happens onto an alternate energy sourced home.

If you absolutely must read this, get it from the library. Empty by Suzanne Weyn. If you’re too lazy to write your book so that it makes weyh, why should I bother to listen to any of the ideas you put forth?

That part is about Tom and Gwen go to a place but there is no Niki.

Summaries and Excerpts: Empty / Suzanne Weyn.

Not until the middle of the book do we find out that it is Some of it did seem to sermonize on the US dependence on oil. Gwen- struggling to survive Key Issues- what the future may bring, survival. Niki’s dad goes on a rampage and shatters an antique chair and throws it in the fire place because he can’t get a job in the distressed economy.

Well at the end they both got over the storm and they decided to share the food in between them and thats how it ended. A bunch of teens get in an all-out brawl because the rival school gets caught siphoning gas from their cars.

Where are the candles and the non-petroleum shampoo? She very much enjoys rethinking these fmpty tales from an original point of view, always looking for the real psychological underpinning of the story. And there’s Gwen, the Goth chick with black hair who lives on the edge and is a little bit ahead of the curve when it comes to smart energy.


I think this book is very romantic but not so suspense. She has three sisters and a brother. Now I must say that this book is pretty environmentally-friendly preachy, but I didn’t too much because it is something that I think that we need to em;ty more aware of and something that we should think about more and more ie. Read the book to find out!

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

Gwen JonesNiki Barton. She wanders into the woods in search of a mine that her brother and her used to play in as kids. Empth tried to like the book, but its flaws were numerous and glaring enough to keep me from getting absorbed in the story. The good news is, you’ll be glad to know that everything ends up just fine in the future after we run out of empgy.

This is shown a lot in the book by the conflicts between the characters. I liked this book as it is a possible futures which is one of my favorite types. All in all I think that this would be a great book for middle grade kids and those who like stories where it seems like all hope is lost but at the end you are left with a flicker of hope. Jun 01, katyjanereads rated it it was ok.

The plot itself was okay, the subject matter interesting but it just did not have enough to really engage me as a reader. Personally, the writer deserves kudos for being original rather than just going with the cliched.


I feel that ekpty book really opened my eyes on a world without oil. America goes into war with them, It causes world panic. As if the dire situation of the planets dwindling supply emppty fossil fuels, and a war that breaks out between the U. I personally didn’t feel a connection to them whatsoever, which I found to be quite shocking since there is almost always at least one character that I love in a series. I liked it, because it could really happen.

It’s set about ten years in the future, and the citizens of the earth are coming to the realization that the world’s oil supply is almost gone. They got medicine for the townsfolk. Mar 03, Justin Maupin added it. Everything about this book – the characters, the way they interact, their responses in a crisis, the newspaper articles, the very world around them – comes off as completely unreal, totally fake, and poorly written.

So naturally, I picked this one up. After reading this book, Suzane realized that everyone needs to take part in saving the planet. Not only are people not driving, people are unable to buy any petroleum products including cosmetics, pens, crayons, and a thousand other everyday items.

One reason why the world needs to change its ways is because people need to trust each other. Finally I figured there was no excuse for me not to finish it, so I did. Gwen Jones is the main person she solve the conflict.

That is all that really needs to be said.