Publish date: February 4th 2010
Pages no: 425
Edition language: English
Series: TimeRiders (#1)
. . . But, I don't love it. Perhaps if I was still the age of the intended audience, perhaps then I would have loved it -- If I was the age my grandchildren would be, if I had grandchildren; or even if my grandchildren were reading the books along with me, then I would probably think they were gre...
The premise of Timeriders intrigued me. I enjoy a book that journeys through time with people fixing up problems. However, I found the way this book was written frustrating, especially in the first few chapters. I didn't enjoy the way it jumped around between time zones every chapter, especially sin...
I'm not sure if it should be a 1* or 2* for me. Let's say 2, for the Terminator shout-outs, which made me smile (I watched T1 and T2 when I was in middle school, and I still have fond memories of those), for the couple of good things I liked, and because I didn't actually want to throw the book thro...
'TimeRiders', a YA novel by Alex Scarrow, wavers between interesting and head-scratching. While it's got some good ideas the story is choppy, ranging from clever to illogical.The premise is pretty much a Sci-Fi primer. Three youths- Liam, a sixteen year old steward aboard the Titanic, Maddy, a ninet...
This book had such promise... but then screwed it up by "dumbing down" to be understood by YA readers. Unfortunately, they forgot that young adults are actually capable of understanding things like: paradoxes and literary inconsistencies.The worst of it is that there is a "time bubble", within whic...
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