Sunday, July 7, 2013

Review #1566 The Storm Makers by Jennifer E. Smith

Review: #1566
Book: The Storm Makers
Author: Jennifer E. Smith
Rating: two stars (out of four)
Release date: Apr. 3, 2012
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 384
Source: ALA 2012

This had an intriguing premise. It also looked like it might be reminiscent of Savvy. That’s why I picked it up at ALA. Plus it had Brett Helquist artwork on the cover and I’m a pretty big fan of him. The story was engaging and I was interesting in seeing how the twins would handle themselves under pressure. Though I wasn’t sure I entirely felt the plot was as serious as it was portrayed. I liked the story and the struggle between the twins to find peace. It was a fun read and I liked the dramatic conclusion at the end, but I’m not sure I would go out of my way to recommend it.

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