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Tuesday, August 7, 2012

For enterttainment only

New Kid Catastrophes (T.J. and the Time Stumblers, #1)New Kid Catastrophes by Bill Myers
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

TJ has moved from Missouri to Californiaand is trying to adjust. Unfortunately that is nearly impossible when everything that could go wrong does—like when two surfer dudes from the 23rd century show up to study her and try to help her.

For entertainment value, it is a clean and funny story. Lots of crazy things happen. While this is Christian fiction it is only blatant in one short scene. But for literary value, it falls short. The overall premise and character arc are weak. It is a good idea poorly executed.

If you’re looking for clean and funny for an 8-12 year old, it works. In fact, I just handed it to my 10 year old.

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