Sunday, August 14, 2016

BOOK REVIEW: Genuis: The Game by Leopoldo Gout


BLURB:

Trust no one. Every camera is an eye. Every microphone an ear. Find me and we can stop him together.

The Game: Get ready for Zero Hour as 200 geniuses from around the world go head to head in a competition hand-devised by India's youngest CEO and visionary.

The Players:
Rex- One of the best programmers/hackers in the world, this 16-year-old Mexican-American is determined to find his missing brother.
Tunde-This14-year-old self-taught engineering genius has drawn the attention of a ruthless military warlord by single-handedly bringing electricity and internet to his small Nigerian village.
Painted Wolf-One of China's most respected activist bloggers, this mysterious 16-year-old is being pulled into the spotlight by her father's new deal with a corrupt Chinese official.

The Stakes: Are higher than you can imagine. Like life and death. Welcome to the revolution. And get ready to run.

REVIEW BY: Angel, age 13 years, 9 months

MAY CONTAIN SPOILER:

This book is brilliantly written with characters that manipulate your mind! 

This novel is about all of the young geniuses of the world from the perspectives of three web friends, Rex, Painted Wolf and Tunde. All 3 of them get invited to "The Game" which is the competition for the top young minds in the world. The 3 need to find out all they can about "The Game" and why they are really there. Tunde has to build a jammer and win no matter what to keep his family from danger. Rex has ended up in jail, and Painted Wolf has to keep her identity a secret. All of happens during the time they spend together at the big event "The Game". 

My favorite character is Painted Wolf because she has to keep her identity a secret and help her friends all at the same time. My favorite part is when Painted Wolf dresses up like a lawyer and bails Rex out of jail. 

This book should be read by ALL teens because all of the brilliance of exceptional young people in this novel. 

I give this book 4 out of 5 stars and recommend it for ages 12 and up.