This first half of the book was interesting and sweet in its depiction of Tucker’s small-town childhood. It was just mysterious enough to pique my curiosity. The second half of the book, however, went downhill fast as things got weirder and weirder after Tucker entered the time portal. I love time travel books, but there has to be enough science and realism to make me believe in the possibility. This book was really just “out there.” It ended with a cliffhanger, but since I really don’t know see Tucker can ever get back to his normal time and live a normal life, I probably won’t be reading the sequels.
Recommended for people in gr. 8-12 who like Pete Hautman's books or are science fiction nuts.
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