Genius: The Con
ISBN: 1250158680
EAN13: 9781250158680
Language: English
Pages: 304
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 8.00" L x 6.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Square Fish
Book Overview
Three teen geniuses from diverse backgrounds must work together to stop a vicious warlord in this fast-paced sequel to the YA novel Genius: The Game , written by Leopoldo Gout Genius is a breakthrough novel for young adults and others who love this mind-expanding genre. Genius is exciting, provocative, fresh, innovative, and smart, smart, smart . Please don't wait until Genius is a cult classic to read it. -- James Patterson, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Maximum Ride novels If he trusts you, you're in. You'll be playing a dangerous game, and he makes all the rules. The only way to win is to do the unexpected. Tunde: Fourteen-year-old engineering genius. Racing against time to save his Nigerian village from a ruthless warlord. Painted Wolf: Mysterious sixteen-year-old activist blogger and strategist from China. Determined to rescue her father from corrupt plans of India's youngest CEO and visionary. Rex: Sixteen-year-old Mexican-American programmer and hacker. Falsely accused of stealing billions of government secrets. The con: Trick a vicious warlord. Infiltrate a mastermind's organization. Protect their families. Save the world. Get ready to run Praise for Genius: The Game: Strong characters who show their bravery throughout, friendships that do not falter, and ethics that do not fail, even when characters are faced with the impossible, are a refreshing change to most teenage novels. Readers will be caught up in the brilliance of the three characters and be surprised at the many twists and turns that they must confront. A gripping must-have . -- School Library Journal , starred review Gout's characters are believable and immensely likable and their friendship serves as a delightful and realistic anchor amid the fast-moving chaos. Science and technology may take center stage in Gout's fictional Game, but it's the less flashy craft of writing that sells the story. -- The New York Times Book Review A fast-moving story that presents its protagonists with intriguing moral choices --Publishers Weekly Read the whole series Genius: The Game Genius: The Con Genius: The Revolution