Parents' Guide to

The Loop

By Michael Berry, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Teen prison inmates plan escape in intense sci-fi thriller.

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Sometimes all an author needs is a good narrative hook, and this futuristic prison break thriller makes the most of its high-concept plotting. Author Ben Oliver wastes no time in starting the action in The Loop. Sometimes it seems like overkill (rats AND zombie grandmothers?), but there's plenty here to satisfy fans of futuristic horror. Tense, sarcastic, and sometimes heartbreaking, The Loop is an assured debut, one that will leave readers eager for the next volume.

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