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User Review  - jljaina - LibraryThing

Guilty confession: When I first started this, I was not expecting much. The summary left me skeptical to a good plot but I was determined to try because I had already heard lots of great things about ... Read full review

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User Review  - titania86 - LibraryThing

Jasper Dent or Jazz lives in the sleepy small town of Lobo's Nod and everybody knows him. It's not an egotistical observation. He is the son of a very prolific and infamous serial killer. His ... Read full review

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User Review  - booksgaloreca - LibraryThing

This book is considered a young adult novel, but I am not sure if the subject matter is suitable for young teenagers. It is the story of a teenage boy whose father is a serial killer. I received a ... Read full review

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User Review  - krmajor - LibraryThing

"People matter. People are real." Jasper (Jazz) Dent recites this mantra frequently to remind himself of what he wasn’t taught by his father, the deadliest serial killer in history. His father, whose ... Read full review

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User Review  - Teritree001971 - LibraryThing

No one knows what it was like for Jazz growing up, except for maybe the man who rescued him and even he knows very little of the truth. Until behind bars, Jazz endured years of abuse at the hands of ... Read full review

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User Review  - bookappeal - LibraryThing

It's a little unsettling to read a serial killer novel intended for a teen audience but Barry Lyga has created an interesting character in Jazz Dent. In the small town where he was raised, Jazz has to ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mirandalg14 - LibraryThing

Wow. This puts the nature vs. nurture debate in a whole new light. Makes you wonder who is worried about themselves and what they are thinking. Very well written for such a hard subject. Read full review

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User Review  - fromthecomfychair - LibraryThing

Bona fide page-turner. Could not put down and therefore did not make dinner or do anything else I should have done. Jazz, son of a serial killer, spots the work of another serial killer impersonating ... Read full review

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User Review  - StefanieGeeks - LibraryThing

Very interesting premise; Jazz Dent is the son of a convicted serial killer and is worried that he may have some of dear old dad's tendencies. When someone begins impersonating his father's killing ... Read full review

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User Review  - khaalidah - LibraryThing

This is probably the best YA book I've ever read. The characters are smart, relatable, and while the main character is technically a child, a young adult, he is far from childish. I love that this ... Read full review


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