Sixteen-year-old Blake and his younger brother, Quinn, are exact opposites. Blake is the responsible member of the family. He constantly has to keep an eye on the fearless Quinn, whose thrill-seeking sometimes goes too far. But the stakes get higher when Blake has to chase Quinn into a bizarre... show more
Sixteen-year-old Blake and his younger brother, Quinn, are exact opposites. Blake is the responsible member of the family. He constantly has to keep an eye on the fearless Quinn, whose thrill-seeking sometimes goes too far. But the stakes get higher when Blake has to chase Quinn into a bizarre phantom carnival that traps its customers forever.In order to escape, Blake must survive seven deadly rides by dawn, each of which represents a deep, personal fear -- from a carousel of stampeding animals to a hall of mirrors that changes people into their deformed reflections. Blake ultimately has to face up to a horrible secret from his own past to save himself and his brother -- that is, if the carnival doesn't claim their souls first!
Publish date: September 1st 2004
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Pages no: 208
Edition language: English
Blake goes on a paranormal roller coaster theme park to save his brother. Each ride reveals something hidden inside the rider's heart and mind. But he has to survive seven rides before dawn arrives.... can he do it?Ridiculous question, because of course he will since it's a YA book. I was interested...
Quick read, read it in a day but again the concept is really interesting and it's well thought out.
YAAAAAAY! CARNIVALS ARE FUN!Except when they're trying to steal your soul.Neal, Neal, Neal. How I love you. Yes, in the creepiest way possible. As in, I want to stalk you to get your autograph.Seriously, though. This is the ... 9th book by Shusterman that I've read, I believe. None of his books have...
Full Tilt is an interesting book. At first glance it looks like a typical Goosebumps-style young adult novel about teenagers being sucked into a paranormal amusement park. Fortunately (although that could be cool), this book goes beyond that to explore its characters, or at least its protagonist, in...