Wednesday, July 2, 2008

Book Review #136
Trouble by Gary D. Schmidt
Rating: three stars (out of four)

There were several aspects of this book that I thought were really intriguing.  I wanted to know what would happen next and how everything would work out at the end.  I did like the plot twists that were scattered throughout the book.  The characters were pretty interesting as well, I saw them as real people and felt for them through their troubles.  I can only complain about a couple of things.  I didn't think that this book was as well-written or liked as some of the other Gary D. Schmidt books I have read in the past.  I wasn't totally in love with it or anything.  And the ending was a bit of a let down.  I wasn't too impressed and kind of wished that it had been wrapped up better.  Yet, I still really enjoyed this book and would recommend it.

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