Endgame: The Calling

Book review by Carrie R. Wheadon, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 15+

A super violent Hunger Games-James Bond hybrid.

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 5 reviews

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age 14+

Many Layers to this book

First, let me say that, Yes, this book is violent. Stories where there are kids killing kids are always compared to The Hunger Games. Second, it is not what I would call literature. Third, and most importantly, it is a thrilling and suspenseful rollercoaster with supplemental information all throughout. The most surprising thing to find is that the story unfolds on our present day world and uses 12 ancient civilizations to stage the competition. The collaboration with NianticLabs ( Ingress & PokemonGo ) and the use of endnotes bring this to life with shortened URL's that point you to things such as premade Google Image searches and Google Maps/Earth locations.

This title has:

Educational value
Too much violence

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