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Book: 172 Hours on the Moon
Author: John Harstad
Publisher: ATOM
ISBN: 9781907411519
Rating: B

Three teenagers are going on the trip of a lifetime. Only one is coming back. It's been more than forty years since NASA sent the first men to the moon, and to grab some much-needed funding and attention, they decide to launch an historic international lottery in which three lucky teenagers can win a week-long trip to moon base DARLAH 2-a place that no one but top government officials even knew existed until now. The three winners, Antoine, Midori, and Mia, come from all over the world. But just before the scheduled launch, the teenagers each experience strange, inexplicable events. Little do they know that there was a reason NASA never sent anyone back there until now-a sinister reason. But the countdown has already begun...

I hate this guy yet love him. Harstad has written such an epic, thrilling novel that will keep you groping onto the book until the end. IT was such a totally un-put-downable novel and it would have gotten an A+ from me had it not had such a annoying ending. I guess though that's always what makes a book stand out, or at least for me. Having the the ending that no-one expects. No happy ever after, and sad, cruel ending that you hate so much you feel like something in you has broken. This so far has only happened with two novels. Candor, and 172 hours on the moon.

The book was just such an intense roller coaster of craziness. The plot must have been outlined in detail and pondered over for hours, if not days. The research was also so clever. It wasn't all just made up, Harstad took real evidence and twisted to suit the fantastic sic-fi novel. 

The writing is just perfect. It ran at the fast pace and give you a twist every now and then. The twists and turn in this book were just so clever and shocked you so much. The writing was so vivd, though, swell. It made you feel like you were really there, in the book watching the whole thing play out in your head like a movie. 

The characters, well you just got so close to them. They felt so real, like they were friends and I think that was a really good think because when each of them was then killed off it hurt you as well as every one else. It really affected you and made you feel so bad for them. My favourite charter would have to be Mia, because after the whole novel she sticks out because of all the tragedies, hers sticks out...

Overall it was a fantastic book, and I absolutely loved to pieces, just as much as I hate the ending.


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Hi Guys!!! So today is Friday the 16th and that means today THE MIME ORDER BLOG TOUR HERE ON EXCELLENT READS!!! HOORAY! So anyway, here is my first treat for you guys and it's a fanned cover of the Mime Order that I made a few days after I finished the book. I was actually going to post it earlier but when I found out I would be participating in the blog tour, I thought what better time to post it than today!? So anyway, here it is and I hope you like it!! I tried to go for a more adulty, classic, simple cover!