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Please try again later. What we don’t expect the most is that the superpowers come from something that we use on a daily basis. Tom flees and attempts to call the police, but is shot in the head and rendered unconscious.

Because honestly, I think the premise is ridiculous. This is the big one. Very gritty for a YA book but it draws you in!

I also put it down because it had some dark and violent elements that I didn’t really want to get further details about or imagine. It is based on the novel of the same name by Kevin Brooks. Tom lives in a dodgy part of London known as Crow Town with his nan Grams as his mum was killed in an accident when Tom was younger. Oct 18, jay tee rated it it was ok Shelves: Honestly, Bropks don’t like reading books and I don’t read books very often. Indeed, I’m preparing an entire range of new expletives for my eventual entrance to a nursing home, reserved for people kegin bring me handkerchiefs and cutting propagators for Christmas rather than bottles of Grand Marnier or Bombay Sapphire.


Vanaf dat moment verandert zijn leven helemaal, hij wordt een bijzonder en nog nooit eerder geziene superheld… Langzaamaan komt Tom te weten waarom de iPhone kevn, welke gruwelijkheden zijn beste vriendin Lucy op datzelfde moment meemaakte.

Broos the weight of this tome, or add a sequel.

iBoy by Kevin Brooks

These days, YA stories are as brutal, bloody, dark, cynical, and hard-R-rated broooks any Martin Scorsese crime movie from the 70’s. Add Tag sci-fi 1violent 1YA 1. May 15, Jo rated it it was ok Recommended to Jo by: Die Idee, die hinter dem Buch steckt, fand ich so faszinierend, dass ich es mir unbedingt kaufen musste.

In February he published the standalone book Black Rabbit Summer. First name Country where you live Book Your rating out of 10 1 2 3 4 5 6 grooks 8 9 10 Your review.

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Ipod, ipad, itunes, isnack. You had to marinate the book in ugly words. I can use a Kindle.

Ellie from UK It’s amazing!!!! He apparently achieves all of this within minutes, while I suspect the world’s awesomest hacker might require a bit more time, if only to find those accounts in the first place, let alone work his way into them.


In a culture where something like one in four women will be brooke assaulted in her lifetime with most of them dealing with the humiliation of being blamed for itthis really isn’t a topic that young adult fiction should kefin.

And the ends of my fingertips were glowing red. Feb 06, Mandy rated it liked it. Not a hero who is really strong, but one who uses knowledge and technology to his favor, by using his iBrain, which he got after an accident of an iPhone falling in his head.

The book was simply not worth it. This is an amazing book with an amazing concept but you must be open to technological advances.

SF : iBoy / Kevin Brooks ★★★

More about Kevin Brooks And I love him. See all 23 reviews. You would make mistakes, perhaps use too much force, and later question your actions even feel great regret over what you’d done or almost done. However, I like the use of quotations from articles and the binary chaptering system. Ready Player One Ernest Cline 9. All that said, this was a great book.

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