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Troublemaker, Book 1 (Alex Barnaby Series)

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

Pay Attention to What you Buy!

I personally wanted this book because it is a graphic novel, AKA comic book. I'm a fan of Janet Evanovich and I wanted to see something different. To those complaining about it being a comic book...uhm hello...what did you think a graphic novel was? Were you unsure why ...
I personally wanted this book because it is a graphic novel, AKA comic book. I'm a fan of Janet Evanovich and I wanted to see something different. To those complaining about it being a comic book...uhm hello...what did you think a graphic novel was? Were you unsure why there was a credited illustrator? If you are interested in the comic book version, then yes, you will like it. It is not a novel and is not intended to be. The last time I checked, a comic book has been called a graphic novel for a long time. It's not like this is the first book to ever call it a graphic novel. Save the slamming of its layout for yourselves. It's not the author's fault that you did not read the description before you purchased it.

posted by Beth628 on December 6, 2010

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29 out of 30 people found this review helpful.

SADLY, EXTREMELY DISAPPOINTING...NOTHING BUT A COMIC BOOK IN HARDCOVER. TOTAL WASTE OF TIME AND MONEY! (SECOND GRADE LEVEL BOOK) A WASTE EVEN AS A FREE BOOK!

This book is so below Janet Evanovich's usual quality it's actually sad. It should not be advertised as a novel. It's nothing but a glorified comic book in a hardcover. The entire book...cover to cover is less then an inch thick. I've bought and enjoyed every one of ...
This book is so below Janet Evanovich's usual quality it's actually sad. It should not be advertised as a novel. It's nothing but a glorified comic book in a hardcover. The entire book...cover to cover is less then an inch thick. I've bought and enjoyed every one of her books until this fiasco.

I only gave it one star because I couldn't give it anything less.

If you're looking for a second grade level comic book then this would be a great read.

This is book one in an Alexandra Barnaby and Sam Hooker series. It is beyond a doubt the last I will waste my money on.

This book is so disappointing that it's actually sad. It would be disappointing even as a free book!

I sincerely hope this is not what all her writing will be like from now on. A total waste of money and hopes of enjoying a good read!

posted by Keara on July 22, 2010

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 15, 2010

    Disappointed...

    I knew this was a graphic novel and wanted to try it. For the price, not worth it. Took less than an hour to read and the story was not completed. You have to buy the next book in the series to "maybe" get the conclusion. Perhaps I'll sit in the book store and read the next book in the series.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted September 14, 2010

    Alex Barnaby in graphic novels?

    I could not wait for another Alex Barnaby book to come out. After reading the reviews, and realizing it's a "graphic novel", I will not be ordering it.

    Janet, please continue and/or publish this series in book form. I miss the characters and the story lines, and do not need pictures to tell the story.

    Thanks for listening!
    From one Nascar fan to another,
    GO TONY!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 2, 2013

    Wanted more Alex and Sam, this was definitely not what I was loo

    Wanted more Alex and Sam, this was definitely not what I was looking for :(

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  • Posted July 14, 2011

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    I don't understand the negative reviews

    It clearly states in the item description this is a graphic novel. I realize that GNs aren't everyone's taste, but that's what you bought and you should review it as a graphic novel, not what you wish it was.

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