[ PDF / Epub ] ☉ All Rights Reserved Author Gregory Scott Katsoulis – Writerscompany.co.uk

In A World Where Every Word And Gesture Is Copyrighted, Patented Or Trademarked, One Girl Elects To Remain SilentSpeth Jime Is Anxious To Deliver Her Last Day Speech And Celebrate Her Transition Into Adulthood The Moment She Turns Fifteen, Speth Must Pay For Every Word She Speaks, For Every Nod, For Every Scream And Even Every Gesture Of Affection She S Been Raised To Know The Consequences Of Falling Into Debt, And Can T Begin To Imagine The Pain Of Having Her Eyes Shocked For Speaking Words That She S Unable To Afford.But When Speth S Friend Beecher Commits Suicide Rather Than Work Off His Family S Crippling Debt, She Can T Express Her Shock And Dismay Without Breaking Her Last Day Contract And Sending Her Family Into Collection Rather Than Read Her Speech Rather Than Say Anything At All She Closes Her Mouth And Vows Never To Speak Again, Sparking A Movement That Threatens To Destroy Her, Her Family And The Entire City Around Them. All Rights Reserved


10 thoughts on “All Rights Reserved

  1. says:

    This was fun, but I don t think I liked it enough to have the desire to pick up the sequel The world building kind of irked me, I felt like it was just constantly adding new things to it every chapter I m also the MOST picky person when it comes to world building so I m sure other pe


  2. says:

    Words matter Words make ideas They preserve truths and history They express freedom and they shape it Words mold our thoughts That gives them value and power plotIn the future, lawyers have realized they can put copyrights on things as basic as words, and now, on each individual


  3. says:

    I ve been raving about this one to my friends after receiving an ARC from the publisher The book presents a frightening future of corporate sponsorships and copyright infringement gone haywire that we are probably closer to than you expect.


  4. says:

    Thank you to netgalley and the publisher for the pleasure of reading this e arc This was a brilliant read I love a good Dystopian novel and this comes with such a creatively detailed social commentary I had a hard time putting it down The future laid out in this book made me pause to take a l


  5. says:

    This is great science fiction The world building is vivid and intriguing, it has a unique plot, and it makes you think Speth s world is uncomfortable to read about Every word and gesture is copyrighted and a payment has to be made to the rights hold Any slight provokes a lawsuit that eventually


  6. says:

    This book must be read by everyone, now We are coming to that time when litigation stifles our lives Monsanto have copyrighted whole genetic sequences while cuckoo nesting farms with barren seed crops Taylor Swift has successfully registered whole sentences which cannot be used by anyone she didn t


  7. says:

    The entire time I read this book I kept thinking to myself Could this BE any timely All Rights Reserved is a smart, detailed commentary on what might happen if the reigns are held too tightly on copyright and freedom of expression There are so many wonderful and subtle nods to the big copyright holder


  8. says:

    Smart, interesting, and often heartbreaking, All Rights Reserved may be dystopian, but it often hits too close to home I was racing through the last section to see how this one would end Looking forward to the sequel I received an advance copy


  9. says:

    Hey, it s a dystopian YA novel that s really about something This is actual, proper social and political criticism, folks In a YA novel published by Harlequin I m pleased, but not surprised Teen Vogue is providing some of the best political commentary of our era, so it makes sense that Harlequ


  10. says:

    Received digital copy from NetGalleyThis book just grabbed me from the very first page Essentially a commentary on society, and how we view words and our freedoms of speech and expression Gregory Scott Katsoulis provides a harrowing perspective of a society gone completely wrong, where the policing and ownersh


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