The Warning

The Warning

Large Print - 2019 | Large print edition
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"Two roads lead to Mount Hope. None leads out. There's no place to run in a community that's been taken--and is being intentionally kept--off the grid. A small southern town was evacuated after a freak power-plant accident. As the first anniversary of the mishap approaches, some residents are allowed to return past the national guard roadblocks. Mount Hope natives Maggie and Jordan quickly discover that their hometown is not as it was before. Downed cellular networks fail to resume service. Animals savagely attack humans. And the damaged power plant, where Jordan's father is an engineer, is under military lockdown. As friends and family morph into terrifying strangers, Maggie and Jordan increasingly turn to each other. Their determination to discover who--or what--has taken control of Mount Hope soon has them in the cross-hairs of a presence more sinister than any they could have imagined"--Publisher's description.
Publisher: New York, NY : Grand Central Publishing Large Print, 2019
Edition: Large print edition
Copyright Date: ©2019
ISBN: 9781538733707
1538733706
Branch Call Number: LP PATTE-J
Characteristics: 507 pages (large print) ; 21 cm
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Additional Contributors: Wells, Robison E. - Author

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catw2ooo
Sep 15, 2019

This book is not ADULT fiction and should be cataloged under JUVENILE fiction. Basically it's about two teenagers, one of which has been made into a bionic boy, who save the world against a devious, controlling supercomputer. Definitely juvenile. Pretty much an anticlimactic ending which would be fine for a teenager but not an adult.

I will give this ZERO stars for an adult and 5 stars for a kid.

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carolsonder
Sep 13, 2019

very any-climatic! and VERY disappointing reading. it tries to build and build then completely fizzles at the end.

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sunshine1108
Sep 10, 2019

When I started reading this I wasn't sure how I would like it when it kept switching from person to person. Yes, it may be geared for teens, since they are the main characters in the book, but I enjoyed it regardless.

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JohnElwayJr7
Sep 08, 2019

The book was pretty well James Paterson like. But the ending was terrible. I love most all of James but his co-writers are something to be desired. So as an adult reading this book, I felt like it was another beginning to his Maximum Ride series.

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mjk236sb
Sep 04, 2019

Not sure why I finished this book, but I did. Believe that it was geared for young adults as the narrators of the story were two high school students. No the best I have ever read by Patterson, but possibly because was not the intended audience.

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USAF1969
Aug 27, 2019

To be honest, i did not finish James Patterson & Robison Wells' THE WARNING. This was not about not liking the writing style or about the story line per se. For those interested in artificial intelligence, (somewhat) post-apocalyptic settings, conspiracy stuff, and stories set it the future, I wouldn't be surprised if you found it interesting. But none of those are generally in my wheel-house. Enough said.

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22METZ
Aug 21, 2019

Was this book meant for juveniles
It was bad.

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