“Very good Book ! ”Garland R wrote this review Tuesday, November 16, 2010. ( reply | permalink ) Was this review helpful? Yes | No
“this story shows a lot of trust. Also, it shows that love means more than money.
“It was ok. Hard to read alot so might not be the book for you. Kudos!”Bailey B. wrote this review Thursday, November 4, 2010. ( reply | permalink ) Was this review helpful? Yes | No
“ You have just been taken by kidnappers looking for ransom, your dad is and achohalic, and your mom is busy with work all the time. You may ask yourself "Will i be saved.?" "am I going to die?" In the story Taken by Edward Bloor Charity a girl in a really rich family has just been taken! In this story you will learn a bout many characters, such as Charity, Albert (her butler), her dad and mom, Patience (her best friend), and Victoria (her maid).
I think this bok is amzing because of all of the problems that occur. I think that other readers will also enjoy this book. There are dangerous, funny and adventurous parts inthis book. My favorite part of the book is when Charity and Dessi (kidnapper) are being chased. I would reccomend this book to someone 13 or older because of all the graphic parts of the book. My favorite character is charity because she has to go through so many painful things through out the story. So go pick up Taken from your local library. Now!!!!!!”
“Very good book about just living your life instead of being trapped. I would definitely recommend this to other people, because this book is very good.”Todd G wrote this review Sunday, October 17, 2010. ( reply | permalink ) Was this review helpful? Yes | No
“very action packed book lots of action!!”tucker s wrote this review Friday, October 1, 2010. ( reply | permalink ) Was this review helpful? Yes | No
“This book made me think of all the kidnappings that really go on in the US. It makes me worried that kidnapping will become like a job. There i only one in this book but it talks about alot that go on in the future. And there really are alot going on in the world today and its most likely only going to get worse. Those are some of the connections.”Jenika Freak Arens wrote this review Tuesday, September 14, 2010. ( reply | permalink ) Was this review helpful? Yes | No
“Set in Florida: Year 2035
The world is divided by "haves & have-nots," wealth is sharply divided by race and kidnapping the daughters of the rich has become a very profitable & growing industry.
Everyone knows the rules: You must do exactly what the kidnappers ask & you have 24 hours to pay up or else...
13 yr old Charity lives in Highlands, a tightly gated community, her butler doubles as an armed security guard, her father has made a fortune making spray on tanners, her ex-stepmother is a well-known TV personality and they even have their own helicopter to fly them in & out tof the complex, if necessary.
Charity and her friends attend school via a Vid-Screen & rarely see the "real" world beyond their neighborhood compound.
One night Charity is taken, but something goes terribly wrong and she is forced to fight for her life and break all the rules! Her description of the scene, her flashbacks and her ability to think for herself makes this one gripping novel of suspense in a very disturbing world.”
“I can't really find the climax? Or understand it...help! Does anyone know at least 5 conflicts, so I can understand it?”jenna c wrote this review Monday, August 16, 2010. ( reply | permalink ) Was this review helpful? Yes | No
“BY 2035 THE RICH have gotten richer, the poor have gotten poorer, and kidnapping has become a major growth industry in the United States. The children of privilege live in secure, gated communities and are escorted to and from school by armed guards. But the security around Charity Meyers has broken down. On New Year's morning, she wakes and finds herself alone, strapped to a stretcher, in an ambulance that's not moving. She is amazingly calm - kids in her neighborhood have been well trained in kidnapping protocol. If this were a normal kidnapping, Charity would be fine. But as the hours of her imprisonment tick by, Charity realizes there is nothing normal about what's going on here. No training could prepare her for what her kidnappers really want . . . and worse, for who they turn out to be.”Mrs. Murphy wrote this review Sunday, August 8, 2010. ( reply | permalink ) Was this review helpful? Yes | No