Michelle Gagnon is a new force to be reckoned with in the teen lit courtesy of her YA debut Don’t Turn Around. Haven’t picked up a copy for yourself yet? After you read these raving reviews, you’ll be running to the nearest bookstore!
1. alicemarvels @ alice marvels says: “Don’t Turn Around is an intense, finish-in-one-sitting hacker thriller, with a nice blend of action, paranaoia-inducing mood, and mystery. The story is one of the most addictive I’ve read in a long time—I literally did not put it down until the last page was turned. I’m thrilled that the ending seems to leave room for future paranoid hacking adventures.” Read the full review
2. Gabby @ Chapter by Chapter says: “Never have I read a story with such badass characters who are also highly intelligent hackers.” Read the full review
3. Ashley @ BookNook says: “This book is insane. There’s conspiracy, crazy scary medical procedures, hacking, evil guys in suits, more hacking, and more hacking. It’s awesome O_O The cool thing about this book is that it keeps you guessing. It’s classified as a ‘mystery’ because the whole point of the book is trying to figure out WHAT THE HECK IS GOING ON!!” Read the full review
4. Hannah Lorraine @ In the Best Worlds says: “This is the kind of book that you hold your breath through without realizing you’re nervous. The storytelling is so exceptional that you get caught up in it and it really doesn’t let you go until you’ve hit the last page.” Read the full review
5. Lisa @ a life bound by books says: “Gagnon’s story had my heart racing and dizzy from one page to the next. I was shocked one minute and mad the next. The only way to feel like you’re keeping up with the characters is to read the book fast, but be warned it’s a thrill ride from beginning to end.” Read the full review
6. Paula @ Reading Lark says: “…one of the most impressive YA plots I’ve read in a long time.” Read the full review
7. Giselle @ Xpresso Reads says: “With a bang, we begin this fast paced, nail biting thriller that takes us inside a story filled with conspiracies and lies, and how two hackers are gunning for the truth. If you’re looking for a high-action plot you’re definitely at the right place.” Read the full review
8. Nancy @ Tales of the Ravenous Reader says: “A story based on Internet espionage filled with action and bits of romance, what is not to enjoy? I guarantee that once you begin you will not want to stop.” Read the full review
9. Rachel @ books to consider! says: “A fast-paced enthralling novel that will keep you hooked till its very last page. It has been awhile since I’ve read such an exciting novel that I couldn’t even sleep before finishing the whole thing! Gagnon totally succeeded in captivating me with a story full of twists and turns filled with mystery.” Read the full review
10. Marilyn Meredith @ Marilyn’s Musings says: “The action is totally non-stop and I couldn’t put it down.” Read the full review
What did you think of DON’T TURN AROUND? Are you dying to find out what happens next to Noa and Peter? Share your thoughts and reviews in the comments!