In a book that moves like one of the roller coasters it describes, a teenage boy must face a series of tests that represent his deepest fears in order to save his. Full Tilt by Neal Shusterman – Sixteen-year-old Blake has always been the responsible one in his dysfunctional family — the one who drives safely, gets good. Full Tilt is a young adult novel by Neal Shusterman, published in September by Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing. Described as a “psychological .

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As I mentioned earlier, Shusterman focused a lot on developing the brother relationship, but he was also able to develop characters, like Russ, Maggie, and Cassandra.

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He’s white-knuckling it and back on the bus Blake’s fears are more complicated than scary clowns. He also writes screenplays for motion pictures and television shows. The main plot revolves around a kid named Blake, who is going off to college at an Ivy League school. It was so creepy and suspenseful, it kept me reading till the end.


Overall, the brotherly relationship was used extremely well and helped me feel apart of the story even more. He is not fearless, but he can do things he need to do out of fear. In this not-very-thrilling magical thriller, year-old Blake comes to terms with old fears.

I enjoyed this one. Blake may have no desire to “Die on the Kamikaze “, but his friends wouldn’t miss it, so he reluctantly joins the group cull in line.

I read this book in shustermman school. I am not a fan of horror, and I thought this sounded like the typical scary movie plot. Books of the Week. Some are meant to be survivors, some are not. Quinn on the other hand is quite reckless, doesn’t care if tiilt will live or die the next day-he lives his life to the fullest. I was hoping for a little more resolution between Blake and Quinn.


His books have received many awards from organizations such as the International Reading Association, and the American Library Association, as well as garnering a myriad of state and local awards across the country.

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Even when a mysterious chick, that looks like she could teach him a few things, fu,l him a personal invitation to a private amusment park, he’s too spooked to go. If he can just keep careful control, then life wont throw anymore curve balls at him. They also make you question some aspect of your life or your world. Later that night, Quinn is found comatose in his bedroom. Fortunately although that could be coolthis book goes beyond that to explore its characters, or at least its protagonist, in more depth.

Quinn takes his fearless thrill-seeking actions to a whole new extreme when Blake has to chase him into a bizarre, mysteric carnival that traps its riders forever. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. November 1, at 4: Every chapter gives different kinds of excitement and thrills.

I really enjoyed this story it was like an emotional roller-coaster. What made me aware of the existence of this novel would be Buzzfeed. In the years since, Neal has made his mark ti,t a successful novelist, screenwriter, and television writer. A guy has to save someone shusternan a world full of his fears. And the last ride is the worst one of all. Using the plotline of an amusement park run by a mysterious, otherworldly figure, Shusterm Full Tilt is an interesting book.

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Sep 30, Kristalia rated it really liked it Shelves: Quinn is the risk-taker, the kid with a million piercings in his face, the one who is always putting himself in danger. Is there any sexual content or foul language?


View all 5 comments. Of Scorpion Shards, Publisher’s Weekly wrote: More books from this author: I could’ve easily hated this for being too YA, but I didn’t, and I won’t. This, ultimately, is what Blake must do to survive the night, and he discovers it, ironically, in the hall of mirrors, the place designed more than any other to distort the truth and give incorrect perspective. Fantastic YA stand alone that will raise all kinds of questions about who your friends and family truly are, and most importantly, who you are.

Full Tilt Trade Paperback Full Tilt didn’t disappoint. This is, in my opinion, the greatest shusteramn of Full Tiltneap serves to rein in all the wild action so that it never completely detaches from our comprehension.

Don’t get me wrong, this book still has quite the creepy edge to it. Blake ultimately has to face up to a horrible secret from his own past to save himself shustdrman his ahusterman — that is, if the carnival doesn’t claim their souls first! The book syusterman me on the edge every time I picked it up, not wanting to put it down.

Fult Tilt is one of his earlier novels and my 12th book of him. Anyway, it’s okay since after finishing the novel I was satisfied on what this book made me feel.