The Boomerang Effect

The Boomerang Effect

by Gordon Jack


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ISBN-13: 9780062399403
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 10/16/2018
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 368
Sales rank: 518,475
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range: 14 Years

About the Author

Gordon Jack always wanted to be a writer. In third grade, he put that on his “What I Want to Be When I Grow Up” list, just behind astronaut and professional dog walker. While working toward this goal, he had jobs as an advertising copywriter, English teacher, librarian, and semiprofessional dog walker. The Boomerang Effect is his first novel. He lives in San Francisco with his family. Visit him online at or on Twitter @gordojack.

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The Boomerang Effect 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
CQuimby 7 months ago
Boomerang Effect is hilarious, well written, has heart and suspense (and chickens!) An excellent choice for anyone, but particularly noteworthy as a book to appeal to teenage boys. Jack writes for everyone, but remembers the voice and heart of early high school from the make perspective. Incidentally, I found Boomerang Effect and decided to review it after looking for his current book, Your Own Worst Enemy, released this month. It is so excellent, a read for all with a focus again on the under-represented 9th-12th grade boy population. No vampires, no dystopia, but an engaging, hilarious, smartly written novel that Kirkus and Publishers Weekly call "satire at its best" and "top notch story telling."