My rating: 4 of 5 stars
If you are looking for an ordinary character that is caught in extraordinary circumstances this is the book for you. I found the beginning to be a bit slow but after that I was hooked. Gonzalez has a writing style that is both entertaining and original.
The story did not end the way I expected it too and it is the ending that has left a bad taste in my mouth. I felt very invested with the story but got nothing back at the end. If you do not like cliffhangers then this is not a book you’ll appreciate.
What I did like about the book was Gavin’s personality which many teenagers will be able to understand and absorb. The author has a sense of imagination that reminds me of Lemony Snicket. Despite everything bad that happened to Gavin he did not wallow for too long and this was a plus point for me as it can also help teenagers who read this story to understand the importance of moving on.
Disclosure – As a Quality Reads Book Club member, I received a free copy of this book in exchange for my honest review.