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Review: The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Vol I: The Pox Party (The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation #1)

User Review  - Elisabeth - Goodreads

for some reason I couldn't get into this book. Parts of it I liked a lot, other parts didn't grab me. I can see how others love it, however. The writing and the issues are very interesting and unique for a YA novel. Read full review

Review: The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Vol I: The Pox Party (The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation #1)

User Review  - TR - Goodreads

I chose this one for literature circles as well. I thought it might build background on the American Revolution, but from the perspective of a young African American boy. It certainly did that for me ... Read full review

Review: The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Vol I: The Pox Party (The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation #1)

User Review  - Megan - Goodreads

The Pox Party is a book which I have heard many glowing reviews for, so had to check it out for myself! The story centers around Octavian and his mother, an African princess who has been brought to ... Read full review

Review: The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Vol I: The Pox Party (The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation #1)

User Review  - Rebekah - Goodreads

I don't think this is really A YA novel. It might start a young boy, and deal with topics that they face in text books, but I don't know if any young adult would read this and appreciate it. The ... Read full review

Review: The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Vol I: The Pox Party (The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation #1)

User Review  - Cassidy - Goodreads

VERY ghostly, amazingly horrific, and frighteningly real. What more can you ask from a historical fiction? Read full review

Review: The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Vol I: The Pox Party (The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation #1)

User Review  - Samantha - Goodreads

I enjoyed the first person narration, but the large section in the middle which was made up of a series of letters was fairly boring to me. Read full review

Review: The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Vol I: The Pox Party (The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation #1)

User Review  - Rebecca Radnor - Goodreads

set in Boston area during revolution; scientists raise the son of an enslaved African princess to determine his intellectual capacity. At first, he's raised like a prince and taught Greek, Latin, and ... Read full review

Review: The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Vol I: The Pox Party (The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation #1)

User Review  - Brittanie - Goodreads

I'm a little in-between on this book. One the one hand, it is beautifully written and it's easily seen why it has won the awards it has. The characters are well developed and their language used is ... Read full review

Review: The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Vol I: The Pox Party (The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation #1)

User Review  - Erinn - Goodreads

There were parts of this book that were better than the 3 star rating I'm giving it, but it just a little too ambitious in some parts, with switches in narration from main character to very minor ... Read full review

Review: The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Vol I: The Pox Party (The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation #1)

User Review  - Doreen Dalesandro - Goodreads

Really 3.5 stars. I listened to this book. Read full review


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