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In this dramatic short story -- a prequel to the award-winning Chaos Walking Trilogy -- author Patrick Ness gives us the story of Viola's journey to the New World. Whether you're new to Chaos Walking or an established fan, this prequel serves as a fascinating introduction to the series that Publishers Weekly called "one of the most important works of young adult science fiction in recent years."

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The New World (FREE short story)
Average rating
3.9 / 5
Another one
December 16th, 2014
There needs to be a part two!!! So great!!! I need to share this with my sister, great book to use for book report.
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1 review
Bahbah
July 21st, 2014
Good, want more
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1 review
Fantastic
May 15th, 2014
I have read this and all books in the corresponding trilogy and loved every word. I highly recommend these books.
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1 review
Idea was good.
May 15th, 2014
It was a great little short story. I wish the narrators point of view was written better though.
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1 review
UNON
March 22nd, 2014
Read it urslf
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1 review
Oikmjjjjjokiggvfvfyvgggbgbgbgvtgtgtb
February 12th, 2014
I loved this book
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1 review
Short
January 24th, 2014
Too short of a short story
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The new world
December 17th, 2013
Good,violent book. Fun to read sometimes! Fun chapters in the story.
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1 review
Nice little scifi futuristic read
December 6th, 2013
Good concept, reminded me of that will smith movie. 4/5 not a bad read
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1 review
Well done
December 1st, 2013
Very well written. I couldn't stop reading
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The New World
November 29th, 2013
Very good read.
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The New World
November 21st, 2013
This book is entertaining, has cliff hangers, and takes less than an hour to read. I liked it, you might too. Give it a try, I mean it's free so why not.
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The new world
November 5th, 2013
I wish it didn't end!!!!
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The new world
October 16th, 2013
The perfect book to start a non-reader on the path of fiction books
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2 reviews
The new world
October 16th, 2013
The perfect book to start a non-reader on the path of fiction books
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2 reviews
Great book!
October 10th, 2013
I think that book was great but then it ENDED!
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The new world
October 8th, 2013
I't looks good and I bet it is a good book.
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1 review
Interesting quick read
October 2nd, 2013
This was a good book, characters felt real and I was left very curious about what would happen next!
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The new world
October 2nd, 2013
That was an awesome book to read I loved it
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Awesome
September 17th, 2013
This book was so awesome I wish there was more than one book of those I could read that book many times and never get sick of it
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The new world
September 11th, 2013
Not a bad short story. Would have been nice to read before the trilogy though.
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Wonderful
September 5th, 2013
This was great! I love the trilogy and I'm on the second book so this contains no spoilers to me. It clears up a lot of stuff and makes the losses in the other books so much deeper.
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The new world
August 29th, 2013
I loved it
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The new world
August 8th, 2013
Very interesting, well thought out short story. Would love to read a full length version of this story.
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The New World
August 7th, 2013
Great little read but I wish there was some closer to the ending xP
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Fulfilling
July 31st, 2013
This is a good short story that has fulfilled its purpose, which was to get me into reading books again!
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Bonne histoire
July 30th, 2013
C'est une très bonne histoire. Mais tres courte a mon avis.
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Wow
July 29th, 2013
I cant even....this is a GREAT short story, I just like ughhh I wish I knew what happens next soooo bad
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The New World
July 25th, 2013
This is an awsome story, the only thing i didnt like was the ending, it leaves you wanting to know what happens to the character afterwards.
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The new world
July 9th, 2013
It is a ok book.
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The new world
June 19th, 2013
Great book but hated the ending :/
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Fantastic
June 15th, 2013
Loved it. Great read.
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Good to know.
June 10th, 2013
I was on book three of the series, when I read this prequel. I like it. Gives a bit of background to who Viola is. It is very short though.
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Great book
June 5th, 2013
This was such a good book!!!you have to read it
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1 review
Nice short
June 4th, 2013
It was a little weird with the constant change in setting which never got me completely into either part of the story but was somehow compelling enough to make me want to read the trilogy. I'm all for dystopian novels and wonder how I never heard about this one before. The premise sounds good but I guess I'll have to read to find out more.
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1 review
Good
May 28th, 2013
This book was really good
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Good
May 23rd, 2013
Pretty good. I'd be interested in reading the first book of the series.
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The new world
May 14th, 2013
This book was very interesting
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The new world
May 9th, 2013
Really great book
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1 review
Good read
May 2nd, 2013
Great short story
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Sick
April 9th, 2013
Man the girl hates being stuck on a ship I love them
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The New World
April 6th, 2013
Well written, intriguing. Certainly enough to get you hooked!
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Moving visuals
March 23rd, 2013
This short story was crafted nicely by building our heroines personality bit by bit through the story and then tugging at your heart by the end.
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Replenishing
March 16th, 2013
Very good book!!a must have
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The New World
March 14th, 2013
Very interesting book, would like to read more.
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2 reviews
The New World
March 14th, 2013
Very interesting book, would like to read more.
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Good Book
March 13th, 2013
Although there were some strange sentences, it is a good short read. The allusion used Meade me visualize the action, and kept me engaged.
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The New World
March 11th, 2013
Decent short story.
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Not bad
March 4th, 2013
Not the best, but then any book is better than TV :-)
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New World
March 2nd, 2013
Really liked this novella and I'm interested in reading the trilogy.
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New World
February 28th, 2013
Loved this read, went and bought the next 3 books! Cant wait for more!
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Yup
January 3rd, 2013
Good story 5 star!
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The new world
January 2nd, 2013
47 pages can't wait to read the series
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Tempting
December 26th, 2012
Such a tease, I really feel like I need to read the next book now, this was far too short. I can't wait to find out what happens next. Looks to be a very good set of books!
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Awesomeness In Earthly Ways
December 23rd, 2012
I liked the story, though there is a very "Earth" like description in the end, that seems like the planet IS earth, and not an alien planet, even though it may seem alien to Viola; but that's just me. Other than that, I liked the story well-developed; the inner conflicts that Viola was going through, and then the tragic ending really got me. Gratz, bravo!
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Interesting Read!
December 18th, 2012
This definitely made me want to continue through to the rest of the series!
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