Publish date: July 1st 2010
Publisher: Puffin Books
Pages no: 290
Edition language: English
TRIGGER WARNING: Rape mention. (More details below, but the plot of this book does revolve around a rape of one of the main characters. It's not explicit, thankfully, dealing mostly with the aftermath but it is quite evocative.) When I first saw the premise of this book, I thought it was crazy. To...
When I first saw this story about a boy who has an iPhone fall on him from a great height and ends up with parts of that iPhone in his head which gives him some superhero powers, I thought it was going to be a pretty predictable superhero story. It wasn't. This isn't a story of big heroism, it's t...
Interesting concept. Loved the Sci Fi aspect. Didn't love the way he starts referring to himself and Iboy as separate people. Hard to recommend to some ages because of the rape/violence.
I would never, ever read this. Because honestly, I think the premise is ridiculous.Except Kevin Brooks wrote it. And I love him. So, I at least have to give it a chance.