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School's Out—Forever by James Patterson
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School's Out—Forever

by James Patterson

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Series: Maximum Ride (2)

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Come il primo Patterson non ci delude, bello e coinvolgente la saga sale di livello mostrando forze e debolezze della protagonista principale, Max.
Dal punto di vista della 'suspance' è decisamente migliore del primo e comincia a piantare i primi semi dell'intrigo alla base del quale si svolgerà tutta la terza parte. Decisamente molto bello. ( )
  Nasreen44 | Jun 8, 2017 |
This is the second in a nine book series.

Max is dealing with the fact she killed Ari when she and the flock had to go through a heart stopping escape plan. There's tons of adventure, action, and thrills to keep the pages flipping. The flock continues to mutate and gain new powers much to the surprise of themselves and others around them. Even their dog can talk!

The only problem I'm continuing to have is the theme of the environment's imminent destruction. I fully believe in global warming, especially as I just spent Christmas in North Texas wearing a swimsuit then the next day a snowsuit. The way the environment issues are being portrayed though come off a little pushy and unbelievable.

I love Max's attitude and her irreverence towards adults while she showcases absolute love towards her family. Something about her reminds me of the way I was growing up and the way my own daughters seem to have inherited. It's definitely fun reading these books with them. ( )
  ttsheehan | Feb 9, 2017 |
Review: School’s Out-Forever by James Patterson.

Once again, talented and accomplished writer James Patterson has scored in the action-packed sequel of the Maximum Ride series filled with adventure, mystery, and lots of humorous events and adventure. This series is written for young adult audience but I recommend the book for any age. The reader will enjoy the thrilling plot and great action and emotion no matter what age.

This book continues the story of the angel children as they continue to fight the “school” and continue the search for their biological parents. The flock is still on the run from the “white lab coats” and Erasers. The flocks characters have somewhat distinct, though slowly developing, and personalities. They all have unusual quirks and unique gifts that distinguish them from each other and in this story some of them enhance more distinctive gifts slowly as they mature.

One likes bombs, one is blind, one is dark and brooding, one is cute and telepathic, and another has some form of psychometric development. They bond together as a special family that just can’t seem to catch a break from sort of escapade or another. Their main purpose is to “save the world” which they haven’t figured out how to do yet because their busy being on alert and creating ways to outwit adults and their pursuers.

I enjoyed the story and all it’s funny little characters, and the action and adventure they took me on….
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  Juan-banjo | May 31, 2016 |
I've read a lot of good YA literature. This isn't one of them. Sound familiar? That's because the second Maximum Ride book commits all the sins of the first and then some. There's generally a rule in writing, that occasional coincidence that makes the protagonist's situation worse is acceptable, but coincidence that makes the protagonist's life easier is a cheat. I don't know what that makes this book, then, because Patterson relies on coincidence to advance the plot in practically every three-page chapter. Characters die and come back to life with no explanation. The villains are of the mustache-twirling variety. The entire effort would end abruptly if various parties would simply talk to each other, but instead they fight because "It isn't time to explain things, yet." Don't expect any kind of resolution, revelation or even plot--you won't find one. All this book offers is a series of events that lead the reader to the third book in the series. Somebody, please, make it stop!
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  jblaschke | May 17, 2016 |
fun easy read, some big holes in the story line but still an entertaining series ( )
  Claudia.Anderson | Feb 7, 2016 |
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Doobinin, GailCover designersecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Matheson, RobCover artistsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Perry, DavidCover artistsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Turner, PeteCover artistsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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If you've already devoured James Patterson's #1 bestselling blockbuster MAXIMUM RIDE: THE ANGEL EXPERIMENT, stop right here—
just turn the page, and hold on tight!

As for the rest of you—well, where have you been? Meet Max, Fang, Iggy, Gasman, Nudge, and Angel, six absolutely unforgettable kids. With some major problems. THEY'RE BEING HUNTED BY KILLERS. BUT WHO?

It's even worse than that. Max is sure that a microchip has been inserted under her skin—leading freakish forces of evil to ambush them at any moment... AND WORSE!

She and the others are supposed to save the world. BUT FROM WHAT? WHEN? AND HOW?

Max will stop at nothing to find answers. One thing she does know: it's got something to do with an astonishing ability they have that no others can claim. THEY CAN FLY.

Max's heart-stopping quest to protect her "family" and investigate the mind-blowing mystery of her ultimate destiny continues in the scariest, strangest, and funniest James Patterson thriller yet.

THE ANGEL EXPERIMENT WAS JUST A TEST DRIVE.
NOW, BRACE YOURSELF FOR THE MAXIMUM RIDE!
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0446618896, Mass Market Paperback)

"Adventure, fighting, backstabbing and love abound" (VOYA) in this action-packed follow-up to the #1 New York Times blockbuster MAXIMUM RIDE: THE ANGEL EXPERIMENT, now available in paperback. The heart-stopping quest of six winged kids--led by fourteen-year-old Max--to find their parents and investigate the mind-blowing mystery of their ultimate destiny continues when they're taken under the wing of an FBI agent and attempt, for the first time, to live "normal" lives. But going to school and making friends doesn't stop them from being relentlessly hunted by sinister spies, who lead Max to face her most frightening match yet: a new and better version of herself.

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After a short stay with an FBI agent who gives them a chance to attend school and live a normal life, the six genetically-altered, winged youths head toward Florida and Max's ultimate destiny--to save the world, whether she wants to or not.

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