Monday, February 3, 2014


The New York Times Bestseller! The story of an outcast boy, his eccentric dad, and the scary underground world they discover through secret TUNNELS.

14-year-old Will Burrows has little in common with his strange, dysfunctional family. In fact, the only bond he shares with his eccentric father is a passion for archaeological excavation. So when Dad mysteriously vanishes, Will is compelled to dig up the truth behind his disappearance. He unearths the unbelievable: a secret subterranean society. "The Colony" has existed unchanged for a century, but it's no benign time capsule of a bygone era--because the Colony is ruled by a cultlike overclass, the Styx. Before long--before he can find his father--Will is their prisoner....

Okay i want to start out by saying this book was very... different. I thought the story line was slightly far fetched and at parts confusing. The Authors would jump from one person to another and i would never know sometimes who was doing the "talking". That was annoying and i thought the book could have been less drawn out, it could have been condensed a little bit to make it better for younger readers. Like what older child or tween wants to read an almost 500 page book? Not many. So that was something that could have been improved on. But i think the story is a good one, in parts of the book but in some parts left much to be desired. But it was a decent story for maybe younger kids who want a mysterious adventure. I might recommend it. 

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