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  • Cracked

  • By: K. M. Walton
  • Narrated by: Nicholas Tecosky, Andrew Wilson
  • Length: 5 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18

Victor hates his life. He has no friends, gets beaten up at school, and his parents are always criticizing him. Tired of feeling miserable, Victor takes a bottle of his mother’s sleeping pills - only to wake up in the hospital. Bull is angry, and takes all of his rage out on Victor. That makes him feel better, at least a little. But it doesn’t stop Bull’s grandfather from getting drunk and hitting him. So Bull tries to defend himself with a loaded gun. When Victor and Bull end up as roommates in the same psych ward, there’s no way to escape each other or their problems. Which means things are going to get worse - much worse - before they get better.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Very interesting

  • By Mitra Grondin on 06-07-15

Very interesting

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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-07-15

Some parts fell a pinch forced but other that a very engaging read and a cool story of two teens who are two sides of the same coin

  • A High Wind in Jamaica

  • By: Richard Hughes
  • Narrated by: Michael Maloney
  • Length: 6 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 98
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 89
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 89

Set in the 19th century against a backdrop of island life and the vast surrounding seas, A High Wind in Jamaica is the gripping story of the Bas-Thornton children, whose parents send them back to England following a hurricane in the postcolonial Caribbean they call home. Having set sail, the children quickly fall into the hands of pirates. As their voyage continues, things take an awful turn

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • One of my favorite novels

  • By Dan Harlow on 07-07-13

Lord of the flies can suck it

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-11-15

What's cool about this book is that it changes while you're reading it. The book starts off as a swashbuckling story involving children and pirates and transforms into something that would make lord of the flies look like a day at the beach