Somebody on This Bus Is Going to Be Famous

Somebody on This Bus Is Going to Be Famous

Book - 2014
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During a torrential rainstorm, a school bus goes off the road and, with the driver unconscious, it is up to her passengers to try to rescue each other and go for help.
Publisher: Naperville, Illinois :, Sourcebooks Jabberwocky,, 2014
ISBN: 9781402292972
140229297X
Branch Call Number: j CHE NVD
Characteristics: 296 pages ; 22 cm

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labraden
Sep 28, 2020

This book may have had the weirdest ending to a book that I've ever read. The story starts out with a bus accident. Then the story flashes back to several weeks before the wreck. A large group of characters who ride the bus is introduced, and then each chapter that follows explains why each one of the characters might become famous. I did like each character and the problems that are introduced about each one, but just as I would get interested in that character and his or her problems, the chapter would end and we would move on to another character.
Without giving too much away, I will say that the ending was a bit of a let down, especially when we find out that there is another chapter of the book that has to be read online. The last chapter does sum up what happens to each character, and the ending has a nice twist, but still pretty odd.

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darladoodles
Jul 01, 2019

A middle grade mystery and character study with multiple story lines that all come together in the end. I am a J.B. Cheaney fan and really love all of her books. She is a talented writer with a kingdom perspective that I really appreciate. Be sure to go online and read the extra chapter! The book is complete without it, but that last bit of narrative really caps everything off in a beautiful way.

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Tabaqui
Jan 17, 2017

J.B. Cheaney garners more admiration from me with every book of hers I read! Every character is rounded out, every scenario is plausible, every story is engrossing, and everything works together to be touching and thought-provoking. It scares me sometimes, when I see something in a character that I do, but that's what makes it amazing. I highly recommend any of her books.

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sheriswartz
Feb 08, 2019

sheriswartz thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 10 and 99

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Tabaqui
Jan 17, 2017

Tabaqui thinks this title is suitable for 10 years and over

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