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Max: A Maximum Ride Novel by James Patterson
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Max: A Maximum Ride Novel (edition 2009)

by James Patterson (Author)

Series: Maximum Ride (5)

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When millions of fish start dying off the coast of Hawaii and something is destroying hundreds of ships, the government enlists the Flock--a band of genetically modified children who can fly--to help get to the bottom of the disaster before it is too late.
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Title:Max: A Maximum Ride Novel
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I'm sorry, Patterson. I can't read any more. I really liked Max at first, when she was thirteen and against the world. But now, with new powers popping up all over the place and every mutated creature she meets easily won over to her side, she's not really facing any difficulty. I wasn't scared for her this whole book.
I used to associate with the bird-kids. I used to want that same kind of independence. But when they are so self-centered, so disdainful of adults and humans in general, I begin to wonder if you are simply writing for the ten-year-olds who are mad at their parents.
As for the writing itself? The way you sprinkled dirty jokes and anti-American and global warming propaganda throughout was kind of a turnoff. And the adjectives and adverbs were flowing a little freely. Try more descriptive verbs.
Honestly, I can't go on. The flock will have more adventures, but they'll never save the world, because it's not really ever in danger, if it has them. So any more little baddies will have little to no chance, and your plot will have little to no interest.
Thanks for the ride. The first few books were good. I'm sorry it has to end this way. ( )
  et.carole | Jan 21, 2022 |
In general I do not enjoy James Patterson novels as I find them predictable and formulaic but for some reason I quite enjoy the Maximum Ride series. I found the characters to be interesting and I found the story to be fascinating. I liked how it was fantastical but also believable enough that it felt like the vents could maybe actually happen. The writing style is very readable if a bit simplistic. ( )
  KateKat11 | Sep 24, 2021 |
After books 3&4 I was pretty skeptical but this was really good! I loved how she finally accepted Fang's affection and that fang turned down Dr. Brigid for her! They got some new cool powers and there's a new Evil gut named Mr.Chu and he kidnapped Max's mom! Oh noes we gotta go save her! And why are all these fish dieing?? Maybe cause of the Krelp. But what are those?! ( )
  Nikki_Sojkowski | Aug 26, 2021 |
uh ok, not so into the water thing. Flying is major enough... ( )
  LoisSusan | Dec 10, 2020 |
I liked the fugitives way better than the protectors but these books are still okay ( )
  Teri_O | Nov 11, 2020 |
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6 editions of this book were published by Hachette Book Group.

Editions: 0316037591, 0316002895, 1600244467, 1600248330, 0316002909, 0446194069

 

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