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FatherCraneMadeMeDoIt

FatherCraneMadeMeDoIt

Rocket Ship - C.O.B.

I received this book from BookLikes in exchange for an honest review.

This is definitely an interesting idea for a story. I liked the shifting perspectives and changing focus on different characters. But the plot came off as a bit dull and the writing was very technical. The descriptions felt repetitive and overly specific.

I'm also not really sure about the message of the book. If you're a middle schooler with a bad home life, run away to outer space? I think I'd rather go with Rahadonya's view, which isn't even expressed until the end of the book, and Lincoln still doesn't really seem to learn anything from it, which was disappointing.

From reading the summary I assumed this was a science fiction book, but it really just came off as a detailing of kid's unhappy lives while they build a rocket.