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Overview

James Patterson's bestselling Maximum Ride series is back, with Max and the gang as The Protectors. Someone—or something--is decimating ships and sea life off Hawaii's coast, and Max and her flock find themselves sucked into the Navy's top-secret investigation of the catastrophe. Their objective: Rescue Max's activist mom from a wicked subterranean enemy. The hitch: They must dive deep into dark waters, where gruesome evil dwells... and for high-flying Maximum Ride, could there be anything more terrifying than being trapped in the great abyss? Now in paperback, this soaring new adventure takes Maximum Ride and the Flock into terrifying new territory—fans, hold your breath!

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Just when Max and the Flock are settling into blissful freedom, a hoard of monstrous Machine Geeks come a-knockin'. These unholy hybrids are at the beck and call of Mr. Chu, a megalomaniac of uncommon intensity. James Patterson's Maximum Ride novel puts the pedal to the metal.
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The fifth entry in Patterson's all-ages Maximum Ride fantasy/thriller series finds the teenaged title character facing her greatest challenge yet. Max, leading her flock of virtually indestructible part-human/part-bird hybrids, must rescue her human mom, kidnapped by a criminal mastermind with an elaborate plan to wreak worldwide ecological catastrophe. But in order to rescue her, 14-year-old Max and the five younger members of her flock (genetically developed by an environmental group) must team up with the U.S. Navy to determine why millions of fish are dying off the coast of Hawaii. All this, and Max is falling in love, too. Patterson doesn't spend much time on character development, opting to propel his wild story with quick action scenes, plenty of dialogue and chapters seldom longer than three or four pages; unfortunately, though, life-and-death situations are often solved by implausible plot turns. Max narrates with a precocious, snarky voice, but makes it relatively easy to jump into her complicated tale midstream. Not surprisingly, the open-ended conclusion begs for a follow-up; it's also little wonder that a movie franchise is in the works.
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Gr 7–9—In this installment in the series, Max, the super-spunky, flying, mutant bird-girl and "kick butt warrior," and her flock battle evil, ecologically thoughtless foes. Fast-paced thrills spill from the pages and pull readers in, starting on page one when a suicide sniper cyborg/human aims his automatic pistol at Max as she flies in an air show over Los Angeles. To help publicize her mother's environmental group, Coalition to Stop the Madness, Max has agreed to lead the flying flock in these touring shows. Performing soon endangers her life, however, by bringing her identity and relationship with the CSM to the immediate attention of Mr. Chu, whose business has dumped radioactive material into the ocean around Hawaii. These toxins are killing millions of fish and causing grisly mutations to other sea creatures. Mr. Chu almost kills Max and then kidnaps her mother, holding her for ransom in a submarine. With the flock members' extraordinary abilities—Gazzy's inventiveness, Max's strength and intuitive "voice" in her head, and Angel's telepathy and her ability to speak to some helpful mutant sea creatures, Max rescues her mother. Patterson weaves humor into the dramatic action. In addition, Max's romantic relationship with Fang ripens to a more serious level than in the previous books. Hints of an approaching apocalypse, repeated references to Max's "mission in saving the world," and a few lingering questions such as her precarious relationship with her father all leave open the possibility of a sequel.—James K. Irwin, Sandy Library, UT
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Action and attitude fill the fifth in James Patterson's best-selling Maximum Ride.
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Bob Minzesheimer - USA Today
"Action and attitude fill the fifth in James Patterson's best-selling Maximum Ride."
producer of Iron Man and Spiderman Avi Arad
"This book is a masterpiece. It will be some movie."
producer of Iron Man and Spiderman on Maximum Ride Avi Arad
"This book is a masterpiece. It will be some movie."
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"This book is a masterpiece. It will be some movie."—Avi Arad, producer of Iron Man and Spiderman on Maximum Ride
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780316002905
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Publication date: 9/15/2009
  • Series: Maximum Ride Series , #5
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 352
  • Sales rank: 21,723
  • Age range: 13 - 17 Years
  • Lexile: 770L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 5.10 (w) x 7.60 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

James Patterson was selected by readers across America as the Children's Choice Book Awards Author of the Year in 2010. He is the internationally bestselling author of the highly praised Middle School books, I Funny, Confessions of a Murder Suspect, and the Maximum Ride, Witch & Wizard, Daniel X, and Alex Cross series. His books have sold over 260 million copies worldwide, making him one of the bestselling authors of all time. He lives in Florida.

Biography

James Patterson had been working as a very successful advertising copywriter when he decided to put his Masters degree in English to a somewhat different use. Inspired by bestselling hair-raising thrillers like The Day of the Jackal and The Exorcist, Patterson went to work on his first novel. Published in 1976, The Thomas Berryman Number established him as a writer of tightly constructed mysteries that move forward with the velocity of a bullet. For his startling debut, Patterson was awarded the prestigious Edgar Award for Best First Mystery Novel—an auspicious beginning to one of the most successful careers in publishing.

A string of gripping standalone mysteries followed, but it was the 1992 release of Along Came a Spider that elevated Patterson to superstar status. Introducing Alex Cross, a brilliant black police detective/forensic psychologist, the novel was the first installment in a series of bestselling thrillers that has proved to be a cash cow for the author and his publisher.

Examining Patterson's track record, it's obvious that he believes one good series deserves another…maybe even a third! In 2001, he debuted the Women's Murder Club with 1st to Die, a fast-paced thriller featuring four female crime fighters living in San Francisco—a homicide detective, a medical examiner, an assistant D.A., and a cub reporter. The successful series has continued with other numerically titled installments. Then, spinning off a set of characters from a previous novel (1998's When the Wind Blows), in 2005 he published Maximum Ride: The Angel Experiment. Featuring a "flock" of genetically engineered flying children, the novel was a huge hit, especially with teen readers, and spawned a series of vastly popular fantasy adventures.

In addition to continuing his bestselling literary franchises, Patterson has also found time to co-author thrillers with other writers—including Peter de Jonge, Andrew Gross, Maxine Paetro, and Howard Roughan—and has even ventured into romance (Suzanne's Diary for Nicholas, Sam's Letters to Jennifer) and children's literature (santaKid). Writing at an astonishing pace, this prolific author has turned himself into a one-man publishing juggernaut, fulfilling his clearly stated ambition to become "the king of the page-turners."

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Patterson's Suzanne's Diary For Nicholas was inspired by a diary his wife kept that tracked the development of their toddler son.

Two of Patterson's Alex Cross mysteries (Along Came a Spider and Kiss the Girls) have been turned into films starring Morgan Freeman; in 2007, a weekly television series premiered, based on the bestselling Women's Murder Club novels.

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    1. Hometown:
      Palm Beach, Florida
    1. Date of Birth:
      March 22, 1947
    2. Place of Birth:
      Newburgh, New York
    1. Education:
      B.A., Manhattan College, 1969; M.A., Vanderbilt University, 1971
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MAX

A Maximum Ride Novel
By Patterson, James

Little, Brown and Company

Copyright © 2009 Patterson, James All right reserved.
ISBN: 9780316002899

Prologue

THE MADNESS NEVER STOPS

Near Los Angeles Basin, California

THERE.

Devin raised his right arm and focused directly over his wrist. It took less than a millisecond to calculate the trajectory — he didn’t have a built-in computer, but his 220 IQ served him well.

He slowly breathed in and out, getting ready to squeeze the trigger between breaths, between heartbeats. His sensitive nose wrinkled as the ever-present smog that hovered over the Los Angeles Basin filled his lungs. He hated to think what the pollutants were doing to his brain cells but accepted that some things were necessary evils.

There.

His light eyes expertly tracked the objects flying overhead: one, two, three, four, five, six. Seven? There was a small seventh object, unexpected but quickly determined to be unimportant. Actually, all of them were unimportant. All but one. The one in front.

He knew they had raptor vision. He merely had extraordinary eyesight. It was good enough. All the same, the crosshairs in the gun sight attached to his wrist made missing an impossibility. He never missed.

That’s why they saved him for extraspecial missions like this one.

Many, many others had already failed at this task. Devin felt utter disdain for them. To kill one bird kid — how hard could it be? They were flesh and blood, ridiculously fragile. It wasn’t like bullets bounced off them.

Once more Devin raised his arm and observed his prey, catching her neatly in the crosshairs, as if they could pin her to the sky. The flock flew, perfectly spaced, in a large arc overhead, the one called Maximum in front, flanked by the two large males. Then a smaller female. Then a smaller male, and the smallest female after him.

A little black object, not bird kid shaped, struggled to keep up. Devin couldn’t identify it — it hadn’t been in his dossier. The closest thing he could imagine was if someone grafted wings onto a small dog or something, as unlikely as that was.

But Max was the only one he was concerned with. It was Max he was supposed to kill, Max whom he kept catching in his sights.

Devin sighed and lowered his arm. This was almost too easy. It wasn’t sporting. He loved the chase, the hunt, the split-second intersection of luck and skill that allowed him to exercise his perfection, his inability to miss.

He looked down at what used to be his right hand. One could get used to having no right hand. It was surprisingly easy. And it was so superior to have this lovely weapon instead.

It wasn’t as crude as simply having a Glock 18 grafted to the stump of an amputated limb. It was so much more elegant than that, so much more a miracle of design and ingenuity. This weapon was a part of him physically, responsive to his slightest thought, triggered by almost imperceptible nerve firings in the interface between his arm and the weapon.

He was a living work of art. Unlike the bird kids flying in traceable patterns overhead.

Devin had seen the posters, the advertisements. Those naive, do-gooder idiots at the Coalition to Stop the Madness had organized this whole thing, this air show, this demonstration of supposedly “evolved” humans.

Wrong. The bird kids were ill-conceived accidents. He, Devin, was truly an evolved human.

The CSM zealots were wasting their time — and everyone else’s. Using the bird kids to promote their own agenda was a typically selfish, shortsighted thing to do. Manipulating and taking advantage of lesser creatures in order to “save” even lesser creatures? It was a joke.

A joke that could not be perpetrated without this flock of examples. And the flock could not survive without its leader.

Once again Devin raised his arm and closed his left eye to focus through the gun sight on his wrist. He angled the Glock a millimeter to the left and smoothly tracked his target as she arced across the sky.

One breath in, one breath out. One heartbeat, two heartbeats, and here we go . . .

Part One

FREAKS AND M-GEEKS

1

“AND A-ONE, and a-two —” Nudge said, leaning into a perfect forty-five-degree angle. Her tawny russet wings glowed warmly in the afternoon sunlight.

Behind her, the Gasman made squealing-brakes sounds as he dropped his feet down and slowed drastically. “Hey! Watch gravity in action!” he yelled, folding his wings back to create an unaerodynamic eight-year-old, his blond hair blown straight up by the wind.

I rolled my eyes. “Gazzy, stick to the choreography!” He was sinking fast, and I had to bellow to make sure he heard me. “This is a paying job! Don’t blow it!” Okay, they were paying us mostly in doughnuts, but let’s not quibble.

Even from this high up, I could hear the exclamations of surprise, the indrawn gasps that told me our captive audience below had noticed one of us dropping like a rock.

I’d give him five seconds, and then I’d swoop down after him. One . . . two . . .

I wasn’t sure about this whole air-show thing to begin with, but how could I refuse my own mom? After our last “working vacation” in Ant-freaking-arctica, my mom and a bunch of scientists had created an organization called the Coalition to Stop the Madness, or CSM. Basically, they were trying to tell the whole world about the dangers of pollution, greenhouse gases, dependence on foreign oil — you get the picture.

Already, more than a thousand scientists, teachers, senators, and regular people had joined the CSM. One of the teacher-members had come up with the traveling air-show idea to really get the message out. I mean, Blue Angels, Schmue Angels, but flying mutant bird kids? Come on! Who’s gonna pass that up?

So here we were, flying perfect formations, doing tricks, air dancing, la la la, the six of us and Total, whose wings by now had pretty much finished developing. He could fly, at least, but he wasn’t exactly Baryshnikov. If Baryshnikov had been a small, black, Scottie dog with wings, that is.

By the time I’d counted to four, the Gasman had ended his free fall and was soaring upward again, happiness on his relatively clean face.

Hanging out with the CSM folks had some benefits, chiefly food and decent places to sleep. And, of course, seeing my mom, which I’d never be able to get enough of, after living the first fourteen years of my life not even knowing she existed. (I explained all this in earlier books, if you want to go get caught up.)

“Yo,” said Fang, hovering next to me.

My heart gave a little kick as I saw how the sun glinted off his deeply black feathers. Which matched his eyes. And his hair. “You enjoying being a spokesfreak?” I asked him casually, looking away.

One side of his mouth moved: the Fang version of unbridled chortling.

He shrugged. “It’s a job.”

“Yep. So long as they don’t worry about pesky child labor laws,” I agreed. We’re an odd little band, my fellow flock members and I. Fang, Iggy, and I are all fourteen, give or take. So officially, technically, legally, we’re minors. But we’ve been living on our own for years, and regular child protection laws just don’t seem to apply to us. Come to think of it, many regular grown-up laws don’t seem to apply to us either.

Nudge is eleven, roughly. The Gasman is eightish. Angel is somewhere in the six range. I don’t know how old Total is, and frankly, what with the calculations of dog years into human years, I don’t care.

Suddenly, out of nowhere, Angel dropped down onto me with all her forty-one pounds of feathery fun.

“Oof! What are you doing, goofball?” I exclaimed, dipping about a foot. Then I heard it: the high-pitched, all-too-familiar whine of a bullet streaking past my ear, close enough to knock some of my hair aside.

In the next second, Total yelped piercingly, spinning in midair, his small black wings flapping frantically. Angel’s quick instincts had saved my life. But Total had taken the hit.

Continues...


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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 20, 2009

    Better than the 4th?

    I loved the Maximum Ride series through the third one. The writing style had changed a bit as the series went on but it wasn't enough to keep me away. When the fourth Maximum Ride book came out I was beyond disappointed and you may or may not understand why. I heard of the fifth one and simply frowned. My friend, that I got into the series, refused to read it unless I approved it for him (he shared my feelings about the fourth book). I'm four chapters into the fifth book and can already tell this is going to be better. The style is back to more like what Patterson was using in the second and third books. If you've been hesitant about picking this one up, I suggest you do, just to give the series another shot. I have a feeling taking the chance will pay off.

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  • Posted December 17, 2008

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    I LUV MAXIMUM RIDE!!!!!!!!!

    oh my god, for anyone out there who likes dramatic, thrilling, romantic, page turning books then maximum ride is deffinately for you! these books are great if you are 12-112! they are awsome! they even knock twilight down on my list of faves! and in case you didnt know twilight is like a top selling book!!! i could not stop reading it! i went to a sleep over and all i wanted to do the whole time was read my book! all day in school it was like read the book read the book! every chance i got i picked it up and started reading! i swear i had a dream about the book too! i mean the rocky relationship between fang and max needs to stop! they need to get together! i hated when fang left with iggy and gazzy in the third book! after i finished reading all the books (which was in 5 days and im not kidding) i was about to cry! cant wait for the next one to come out! hopefully it wont be the last so keep writing patterson!

    17 out of 19 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted April 3, 2009

    Great Book, Great Adventure

    Maximum Ride the series started the flock being chased by scientists and erasers. Now the flock is helping people to get rid of global warming. MAX has thrill, adventure, and romance.

    The flock takes another step to help rid the world of global warming. Max's mom gets kidnapped and is suspected to be in Hawaii. To save Max's mom the flock must go through Navy training. Fang and Max attempt to have some romantic moments but sometimes things don't happen the way the flock wants it. Not much time can be for romance when a new threat is made to the Earth is made in the form of Mr. Chu.

    The book to me was great. It wasn't as good as the first, but not as bad as the fourth. The surprises made me jump. The romance made me "aww". The action gave me adrenaline rushes. Patterson makes it so if you've never read the series you could still understand. In Maximum Ride I find it interesting that he is male and is writing in a female perspective. I still recommend you read the other books first. I personally thought the book was awesome it took me an hour and a half to read.

    This book is geared to young adults but is great for anyone. Max has to save the world and try to balance a relationship. That's a lot on one bird kid's shoulder. The flock is always there to help her, and give her more problems. With Max's mom being kidnapped she might need some help from more than just the flock. MAX is a book that you start reading and can't stop.

    10 out of 13 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted December 29, 2008

    *Sigh*

    OK, so this series is going to completely focus on global warming? Is this why the flock was created, to stop pollution? I really enjoyed the first three books in this series, but the last one was a bore. I understand that James Patterson is trying to make young people aware about global warming, but he might as well add the characters from the old cartoon show "Captain Planet" into the books and add the phrase: "THE POWER IS YOURS!"<BR/><BR/>I highly doubt I will be reading this book when it is released.

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  • Posted March 20, 2009

    Better than the Fourth

    This book was good, definately better than the fourth, but hey seem to be going in a rather juvienille direction. I like Patterson's enviornmental agenda, but it comes as a suprise for anyone that read any of the first three books. The first three were great, ultra suspenseful, funny, light, you name it, they had it. Then the fourth book came out. My first reaction was sheer horror; how could this small, skimpy book be the sequel to my favorite books in the world? Well, to say the least it was dissapointing. But if you didn't like the 4th, like me, don't pass up this book solely for that reason. The plot might be preachy, but the characters are back in full swing and the bad guys, although still rather childish and disapointing, were at least satisfying. Max is still amazing, Total is still every bit as witty, and the kid's powers are still really cool. Read it for the drama, and excitement. Not up to the first three's standards, but stiil a good read. It won't win any awards, and may loose even more devoted MaxRide fans, but it is a good book and if you enjoyed the first three, at least try it.

    6 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 14, 2009

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    Eh...

    Before I buy any book, I usually read reviews anywhere and everywhere, and, so it seemed, this appeared like "the best one yet". Now I know not to trust reviews. This one, in my opinion, was not good at all. The "Faxness" was too much, for one thing, actually making me sick at all the swooning romance. JP was trying to please his fans, and that butchered them for me. He started losing his grip after the third one. He needed to focus more on the characters, the story, than his fans.
    I love the Maximum Ride series, have read the manga's, but I think they're all going downhill. Still, the first three are amazing, and I'd recommend them to anyone, just not the fourth and fifth one.

    5 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted March 10, 2009

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    Saving the ocean?

    The Maximum Ride series is easily one of my most favorite series of all time. I've gotten lots of people to read it and they have instantly gotten hooked. The first 3 were of course AMAZING! But the 4th one is where i started to get a little worried. Global warming is important and all but I think James Patterson's original storyline was better. Though MAX sounds like its going to be another save the environment type thing im sure it will still be a great book in an equally amazing series.

    5 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted November 8, 2008

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    What?! OH MY LORD!! FINALLY!

    Wow. An actual cover!! I'm REALLY hoping that this book turns out better than the 4th one. I have LOVE the Maximum Ride series, but 'The Final Warning' really killed my joy. THIS book seems to have 720 pages. Heck yeah!!! Finally a LONG book!!! Can't wait till it comes out now!!

    5 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted June 17, 2009

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    I'm Confused...

    I love these books!
    My fav charator is Iggie!!!
    anyway...is this the 5 book...
    I think the order is...

    the angel experiment
    schools out-forever
    saving the world and other exterem sports
    the final warning
    max


    um is that the order or is max...not the 5th book...is water wings the 5th book?...? i'm so confused!!!!!!!!!!!!

    can someone help me????

    3 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted March 10, 2009

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    Can't Wait!

    The book comes out on monday! These books are the best, read them if you haven't. I hope max and fang get together! And I hope the series won't end.

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 6, 2009

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    FaXxLoVeR!

    Maximum Ride is an awesome book. If you havent read it you NEED to. The book has great short chapters and an great way of originality. I had to read this book for 6th grade(I'm in sixith grade still*__*) and @ the time I HATED to read but just let me say this. After reading Maximum Ride the Angel Experment I LOVED to read. Parents if you want you're childern to read more buy the series. I have increased my reading level vastly. <BR/><BR/>P.S. Any FaX lovers( max and fang 4 ever!) you can go to fanfiction.net to read others and my stories about them and the flock.<BR/><BR/>Hope this helped. Mz. IgGy!

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted June 10, 2009

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    uhmm...isn't this MAX?

    Max and Water wings has the same story...i mean Mr.Chu? i think this was related to Final Warning which ended on The Protectors series...i'm totally confused. Because Maximum Ride 1-3 are under a different series and Final Warning and Max are under The Protectors series...I'm not really sure but when you got the Final Warning which was larger than the paper back but not the same with hardbound, at the back, it showed The Protectors whatnot. So if anyone can clarify this,please do so.James Patterson's Maximum Ride is good but after 3,it's totally confusing...hmmm...but if this Water Wings is different...well...need to grab a copy!

    2 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted December 4, 2008

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    Umm, well...

    Well, I'm not gonna lie; The 4th book was disappointing in how different from the other books it was. To me, it seemed to focus on more about the Global Warming aspect than it did on the characters and what was going on with them. Everything about that book was different, from the cover design, to the title, down to the length of the book. The 4th book pretty much made me lose all hope. But, now, I see this 5th one is back to a similar cover design as the first three, and from interviews I've watched with James Patterson, my faith has been renewed just a bit. I really desperately hope that one of my favorite series of all time isnt ruined. Please, dont let the fans down!! This one has my attention and I hope it stays that way!!!!!!!!

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 10, 2008

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    MAXIMUM RIDE RULES!!!!!

    I can't wait for this book to come out!!!! I am a Maximum Ride fanatic!!! I have read every book and look forward to the realease of each new one!!! I hope this will be as good as the other 4. 720 pages! Finally a long book again!!!!!! That was like the only thing I didn't like about the 4th book. It was too short! I am completely fine with the environmentalist thing for the books. I hope that there are a lot more books in the future and would really like to see Fang and Max's love life take off. Keep on writing!!!!

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 25, 2008

    Maximum Ride numero 5

    Dont get me wrong, Max is THE girl of the year, not to give her an award or anything. The first three books were amazing, but the 4th took a u-ie. Im not liking where James is goin with the series, especially since I just read the review for the 5th book. I mean really, saving the ocean? He went from global warming to pollution? What is he, an ENVIRONMENTALIST? Sorry James, your a writer, not a science teacher. If I wanted that, i'd actually listen in class or read my science book!!!!!!!! Stick to the original plan. Stop confuzing us!!!!! GOD! P.S. IGGY TOTALLY RULES!!!!!!!!! POWER!! P.S. 2. LOVED THE FIRST 3 THOUGH!!!!!! P.S. 3! WAT THE HECK IS UP WITH MAX AND FANG!!!! COME ON! SERIOUSLY!

    2 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted October 19, 2008

    Can't wait to read this....not.

    James Patterson's Maximum Ride series has done nothing but gone down hill after MR2. The only good thing about MR3 was Omega and possibly the director. MR4 was walking propaganda. So please JP, make this book a little less preachy, a little less childish, and a little more....like a good book.

    2 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 17, 2008

    next book

    ok so the fourth book wasn't that good i have read some of the fifth "Water Wings" and it sounds awesome!I can't wait until it comes out!

    2 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 29, 2012

    Max

    I love the books but i think that jp put to much stuff about the plant . And come on the dog got wings i do not give a crap and i am 11. And i think that there is to much love. I do love the books even that there are things i do not like. Jp keep it up and keep them coming

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 5, 2012

    Heyyyy...

    People.....read this book you haaaaave to read it!!!!!¿¿¿¿#3#

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 21, 2012

    Fang here

    Immmmm ccccrrrraaaazzzzzyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy for MAX!!!!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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