Quarantine - YA Review by Nick B

Reader: Nick B
Age: 13
Title: Quarantine: The Loners
Author: Lex Thomas
Publisher: EgmontUSA
Pub Date: 07/10/12
Galley: No
Top 25: No
Convince us to read the book:  The book has some humor and a wide range of characters.  David and Will, the two main characters, are two brothers that the author developed with the most realistic personalities for teenage boys. The author also gives relatable situations to teens such as varsity teams, clubs, and loners. It's almost as if the book was non-fiction because the characters were developed so well.
Memorable or Forgettable: The qualities of the book that made it memorable for me where the characters. They where well developed and had some realistic situations to overcome such as leadership and girlfriends.
Cover: I thought the cover was perfect. It's a picture of the quarantine sign and I think that it portrays the book well.
Age Range: 12 through 17
Quality: 4Q Better than most
Popularity: 4P Broad general teen appeal
Annotation: Quarantine is a fast paced thriller. It tells a story of two brothers stuck in a school with a disease that makes you vomit out your organs the minute you finish puberty. Will they survive the disease?  Read the book to find out.

tags:  dystopian / high school / ya lit

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