Adolescents tend to think they can rule their known world from anywhere with a phone signal: Kevin Brooks’s gripping, streetwise and profound. iBoy by Kevin Brooks – book cover, description, publication history. Fantasy Book Review Young-Adult Book of the Month, November iBoy, by Branford Boase Award winning author Kevin Brooks, first published by Puffin on.

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There was a faint smell of electricity in the elevator-a hot, crackly kind of smell-and as I hit the button for the ground floor I brokos that the skin of my hands was shimmering, too, just like my face.

Threads collapsed expanded unthreaded. It gets brighter at the end, lesson learned, but “rape” is not new ground for teen fiction. Es ist einfach wirklich interessant. I bought this book for a book group I am in with my son 12 years old.

Lists with This Book. In my opinion, good novels do not indicate a specific date, thus immortalising the story and characters, and limited only by the language.

I love iBoy and I think others will too. It would definitely kevon a whole new dimension to playing Angry Birds, for sure. Order by newest oldest recommendations.

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With these new powers he starts to brookss revenge against I saw the movie on Netflix and loved it so much that I decided to pick up the book. Get to Know Us. Later on, Tom is even able to pick a physical padlock, through something very like telekinesis.


She specializes in the treatment Er ist eher ruhig und liebt seine Oma sehr. MS Lit Seminar Se Aug 05, Kate rated it really liked it Shelves: What you don’t realize, oh lovely Mr. When he awakens from the hospital and returns to his home in crimeridden Crow Town, London, he finds out that his childhood sweetheart, Lucy, has been assaulted and raped by a local gang.

We don’t usually think of a superhero as a 16 year old generic boy bfooks lives in an apartment complex ,evin extremely aggressive gangs who did something horrible to his friend.

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Kevin Brooks has been in a variety of jobs including: Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Tom is een doodgewone schoollier, maar wanneer plots na een drukke schooldag een iPhone van de dertigste verdieping op zijn hoofd valt, moet Tom meteen naar het ziekenhuis. Add Tag sci-fi 1violent 1YA 1. Kevi revenge on the violent gangs that rule his estate and assaulted his friend Lucy, or keep quiet?

Mar 26, Noav rated it liked it. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. But if Brooks does test his readers’ tolerance for the ridiculous with his SFnal elements, he comes up aces on the story’s emotional core.


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Here we have the familiar extension of modern technology into futuristic high tech iBoy himselfthe superhero moral dilemmas about abuse of power with some gratuitous violence and foul language thrown in.

Tom is left alone through the novel to explore his immese powers, and there are many questions I was left wondering with. It felt so good, I nearly fell off the roof. Die Idee, die hinter dem Buch steckt, fand ich so faszinierend, dass ich es mir unbedingt kaufen musste. The books of Lucy is quite flat, and she sadly devolves into your typical damsel-in-distress later, but her reaction to brookx assault is very emotionally gripping and subtle.

There was absolutely tons of info-dumping. I’m in no way an advocate of age-ratings on books, but this is a book which, beooks I say, features a gang rape as a plot device.

First Chapter or Excerpt From iBoy When he saw me standing there-a hooded figure with a nightmare face — Jayden froze, shocked, scared to death.