In a book that moves like one of the roller coasters it describes, a teenage boy must face a series of tests that represent his deepest fears in order to save his. Full Tilt by Neal Shusterman – Sixteen-year-old Blake has always been the responsible one in his dysfunctional family — the one who drives safely, gets good. Full Tilt is a young adult novel by Neal Shusterman, published in September by Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing. Described as a “psychological .

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So, like, read it dudes. Full Tilt By Neal Shusterman. Using the plotline of an amusement park run by a mysterious, otherworldly figure, Shusterm Full Tilt is an interesting book.

Degrees in both shutserman and drama give Neal a unique approach to writing. Strangely enough, one of Blake’s friends says that the park appears to never be in the same location twice. Besides the action packed plot, and fascinating concept, I also really enjoyed the relationship development between Blake and Quinn.

The relationship of Blake and Quinn is normal as any other siblings do with each other—saving the butt of the younger ones, the arguments and even the teasing with each other.

And don’t expect a love story, because this book definitely isn’t one. April 11, at 3: Be the first to discover new talent! I love that his works are always deep and quite psychological. I even read it right away because I couldn’t choose what book to itlt next. But amazingly these two books have originals concepts. But even though I didn’t love Full Tilt as much as those books, I still think it’s worthy of the 5-star rating.


Overall, the brotherly relationship was used extremely well and fulk me feel apart beal the story even more. Conclusion would be, don’t trust Buzzfeed, or at least lower down your expectations.

Cheap thrill but a good comfy read. It showed that fears are there to hinder you shusternan there is always a way out out of these fears. He finds when he enters the park that he must ride seven rides that represent his greatest fears in several hours, no less in order to escape the park alive.

Blake’s fears are more complicated than scary clowns. At first glance it looks like a typical Goosebumps-style young adult novel about teenagers being sucked into a paranormal amusement park.


The synopsis of the story can be found here. Blake must endure the seven rides in order to save his brother, and ultimately he must come to terms with a traumatic accident he’s been struggling with for years.

It was like I’d been keeping all the edges of my life neat and clean, pretending the neatness was all that mattered, pretending life could somehow be controlled. Although the characters were the best part of the book, i found that story had it’s flaws. Seven rides…it sounds easy. View all 5 comments.

Full Tilt by Neal Shusterman

As the pace picks up in his surreal fantasy, readers are sucked into the nightmare, tumbling full tilt from shusferman bizarre occurrence to another. When a mysterious woman slips Blake an invitation to a theme-park rave, Blake chooses not to go—until Quinn swipes the invitation, and slips into a coma. There was a problem adding your email address.


Fans of ever lost will like this book a lot. As far as that first quote above taken from page 97 shustfrman, it’s a perfect description of the way that we often see ourselves in actual mirrors as well as the “mirrors” of the people around us, and of what it means to tell a story that really affects people.


I honestly didn’t care about his fears and the not-so-scary carnival rides, but the characters, or at least some of them, wer What happens when you are suddenly pulled away from the real world, and plunged into a carnival where your soul can be claimed?

February 28, at Visit him at Storyman. So come let the master Storyman lead you, if you’re daring enough to give over control of the ride to him for a little while. He brings along to friends Maggie and Russ who are boy friend and girl friend and is a wired couple.

Overall I’m still happy I read it and I think [3.