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(out of 2 reviews)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Review this title!
Parent Written bya.. December 21, 2011
AGE
18
QUALITY
 

Excellent book.

This book is very violent. It contains some very dirty language. The characters are not always kind.

Other than that it is excellent.

What other families should know
Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence
Too much swearing
Too much consumerism
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
Adult Written bywog April 9, 2013
AGE
12
QUALITY
 

Grow up XD

I'm sorry but all those saying that it is gory book have clearly never watched the news before and i think the language used is effective as i was the same age as Jamie and if i was in the same situations as him i would have used similar language this helps not only the reader to relate to the book but also helps keep the reader thinking that this is real and what Jamie is going through!

What other families should know
Great messages
Great role models
Too much swearing