The second book in the series. Now the flock is on the move and they are actually trying to discover their past. Where are their real parents and why did they give them up? What will do they do when they find them? What is it like to have a real family? Do they want to go back and live with them? And what about Max and the clone? A gripping book for anyone of any age!
Picking up right where the first book left off, Maximum Ride: Schools Out - Forever takes Max and the rest of the flock on a whirlwind adventure. The flock is still on the run from some of the same old baddies, but now they have new foes to deal with as well, including a Max clone. However, theyre not entirely on their own, and help comes from some unexpected people. But are they really trying to help? Only time will tell.
And not only do they have to worry about staying alive, grades now hang in the balance for the flock. Once again, they find themselves in school... but this time its for real. New challenges are faced every day, with classes, teachers, an evil principal, field trips, and even possible romances, all while new powers are being discovered and developed.
With this book, James Patterson manages to prove once again what a great storyteller he is. Id never even read any of his books before, but Maximum Ride has turned me into a true fan. Fun and enjoyable to read, with a great plot and interesting characters, it will not disappoint. Full of surprising twists and turns, Schools Out - Forever will leave fans feeling satisfied, yet eagerly anticipating the next Maximum Ride.
Second book in the Maximum Ride series. James Patterson wrote Maximum Ride as a science-fiction series for children and teens, but this 60-year-old finds it very enjoyable too.
In Maximum Ride: The Angel Experiment we meet Max (a 14-year-old girl), her flock, the people who want to kill or capture them, and their enforcers known as Erasers. Yes, I said "flock"; Max and her five young associates have been genetically engineered to have functional wings and other bird-like traits. School's Out - Forever continues the flock's quest to find out who made them and who their parents are.
There are plot twists galore, as usual with Patterson's books, and trying to guess just where the author is taking the story is guaranteed to be an exercise in futility. As stepdad to two teenage girls, I found myself wishing I could adopt Max and the entire flock, although I will admit to hesitating when it came to Gasman. :) Young or old, if you enjoy James Patterson's work (or haven't yet sampled a Patterson book), give the Maximum Ride series a try.