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The House On the Corner

The House On the Corner

By Michael Rains
Published by WestBow Press

Average Blogger Rating: 2.2 Stars

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On 8/11 Jessica Dobrinsky wrote: The story starts off with a boy who is sent on an errand to run mail to his strange uncle and decides to dawdle. After this point the story takes a complete change in direction afterwards that involves top secret laboratories, traveling through space as easily as walking from one room to another almost ... The House on the Corner

Jessica's Rating:

2 Stars

On 7/30 bassgiraffe wrote: This book was full of sci-fi, strange happening and at times was hard to follow. I know that this book was some kind of parallel to the time when Christ came to the world, but it was very hard to get that picture. It wasn’t my favorite book to read, HOWEVER, it was a book I couldn’t put down. I felt ... It's like a strange dream

bassgiraffe's Rating:

3 Stars

On 7/17 Karin Beery wrote: The book is as choppy as the description, and basic transitions are missing, so a person starts in one room and is suddenly someplace else. The fundamentals of good fiction are missing, which made it hard to follow which made it hard to engage. That made the book easy to put down, but that made it difficult ... Confusing - Hard to Engage, Easy to Put Down

Karin's Rating:

2 Stars

On 12/8 Theunis Pienaar wrote: Dream. Life is more when you dream. house on the corner For a long time, Chester, we… that is, Auntie and I and William, and a whole lot of people, we only sort of felt something might be happening around us, something we weren’t really sure what it was… When Chester visits his Uncle William’s ... The House On the Corner By Michael Rains

Theunis' Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/11 Tiffany's Bookshelf wrote: All Chester intended to do was avoid cleaning the hall bathroom. So when his mom asked him to run an errand, he jumped at the change. However, the errand, a simple trip to his uncle's house, turns into a wild adventure. Absolutely nothing is as it seems, humanity is at risk, and somehow, saltines, ... The House on the Corner, by Michael Rains

Tiffany's Bookshelf's Rating:

2 Stars

On 9/16 Meag wrote: The House on the Corner is a story about a young boy who travels to his uncle's house (on the corner) and is whisked away from danger and into a life of confusion and secrets. This book by Michael Rains was written for youth, and the story has great potential, however I was sorely dissappointed with ... The House On The Corner

Meag's Rating:

2 Stars

On 6/6 Average: More or Less wrote: As a mother of a dyslexic pre-teen, I’m always looking for exciting new fodder to excite my son about reading and The House on the Corner has the potential to be an excellent candidate. Unfortunately, THonC doesn’t live up to that potential. The writing is fractured and hard to follow. The premise ... Book Review: The House on the Corner

Average: More or Less' Rating:

2 Stars

On 6/6 agoddessoffrugality wrote: This book is targeted at middle school-aged children and it could be quite an interesting story that children would enjoy. The story starts off with a boy who is trying to avoid cleaning the hall bathroom. When sent on an errand to run mail to his strange uncle, Chester decides to dawdle in hopes to ... The House on the Corner by Michael Rains - Review

agoddessoffrugality's Rating:

3 Stars

On 5/28 NicAwesomeOle wrote: I jumped at the chance to read this book when offered by Booksneeze. However, I think it was a little too high-concept for me. It was hard to understand the meaning of this book—and even to determine what exactly was going on LITERALLY. I understand that there were crackers, and cookies. And A DNA ... I want Crackers!

NicAwesomeOle's Rating:

1 Stars

On 5/4 Charity Gamble wrote: If you are looking for a great Young Adult read, please do not look to this book. The House on the Corner by Michael Rains is not the book you are looking for. It all starts with a boy named Chester who just wants to get out of cleaning the hall bathroom, so he runs an errand for his mother. Sounds simple ... Book Review: The House on the Corner by Michael Rains

Charity's Rating:

1 Stars