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Friday, March 19, 2010

MAX by James Patterson

MAX
A Maximum Ride Novel
Book 5
Author: James Patterson
Source: Purchased at store
  • Paperback: 352 pages
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers; Reprint edition (September 15, 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0316002909
  • ISBN-13: 978-0316002905
SYNOPSIS:

Someone--or something--is decimating ships and sea life off Hawaii's coast, and Max and her flock find themselves sucked into the Navy's top-secret investigation of the catastrophe. Their objective: Rescue Max's activist mom from a wicked subterranean enemy. The hitch: They must dive deep into dark waters, where gruesome evil dwells... and for high-flying Maximum Ride, could there be anything more terrifying than being trapped in the great abyss? Now in paperback, this soaring new adventure takes Maximum Ride and the Flock into terrifying new territory--fans, hold your breath!

MY THOUGHTS:
I am now addicted again to this series.  The author has made a great comeback with Max.  The flock is together.  Max and Fang are finally accepting their love for eachother. Angel is getting even more creepier and the laughs keep coming!

In this installment the flock team up with the Navy to rescue Max's mom from evil scientist's.  They battle new mutants with a few surprises along the way.  The characters are maturing and getting better.  My favorite part of the book was the training the flock must go through with the Navy before being allowed to board a sub. You will be laughing at their antics and witty comebacks that the Navy wouldn't even be able to not laugh at. 

Mr. Patterson has turned this series around and has made me fall in love with all the characters again.  I am thrilled to see them growing and maturing.  They are learning new things about the world and themselves.

MY RATING:



Very Good! Worth Spending Your Money on!
 

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