Acceleration

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Random House LLC, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 210 pages
216 Reviews
It's a hot summer and in the depths of the Toronto Transit Authority's lost and found, 17-year-old Duncan is cataloging misplaced belongings. And between Jacob, the cranky old man who runs the place, and the endless dusty boxes overflowing with stuff no one will ever claim, Duncan has just about had enough. Then he finds a little leather book filled with the dark and dirty secrets of a twisted mind, a serial killer stalking his prey in the subway. And Duncan can't stop reading. What would you do with a book like that? How far would you go to catch a madman?†
  

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A good hi-lo mystery with a slightly too-neat ending. - Goodreads
But the first third wandered from sub-plot to sub-plot. - Goodreads
A great premise but there could have been more. - Goodreads
I also found the ending as awkward. - Goodreads
Teens will enjoy the quick pace of this novel. - Goodreads
The ending, leaves you confused, very confused. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Julie - Goodreads

This book does have an interesting plot I'm not going to lie about that. It was like drawing a straight line, then scribbling in the middle (which was a mess of really cool events) and then continuing ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sarahdwyer21 - Goodreads

This book by Graham McNamee had a very slow start. But as I kept reading, it began to speed up at times. The main character, Duncan, finds a diary that reveals that not only what the author of the ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
8
Section 3
12
Section 4
13
Section 5
19
Section 6
29
Section 7
35
Section 8
44
Section 19
110
Section 20
112
Section 21
118
Section 22
122
Section 23
128
Section 24
132
Section 25
141
Section 26
148

Section 9
48
Section 10
57
Section 11
60
Section 12
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Section 13
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Section 14
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Section 15
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Section 16
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Section 17
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Section 18
105
Section 27
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Section 28
164
Section 29
174
Section 30
176
Section 31
193
Section 32
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Section 33
202
Section 34
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Section 35
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About the author (2012)

GRAHAM McNAMEE is the award-winning author of five novels, including Sparks, which won the first PEN/Phyllis Naylor Working Writer Fellowship; Bonechiller; and Acceleration, winner of the Edgar Award for Best Young Adult Mystery.

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