Review! Galaxy’s Most Wanted by John Kloepfer

15 Jan

galaxysGalaxy’s Most Wanted

By John Kloepfer

Illustrated by Nick Edwards

224 pages – ages 9+

Published by HarperCollins on July 22, 2014

Synopsis- Kevin Brewer and his science camp friends (Tara, Warner, and TJ) are at the best STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math) Camp in America. Basically it’s a science summer camp for nerds. Alexander Russ has won the Invention Convention (a competition) four years in a row, and Kevin isn’t going to give up yet! It doesn’t help that Alexander is a snobby rich kid. So, to beat him, Kevin and the other Extraordinary Terrestials (Kevin’s team) must do the impossible! Getting their idea from a comic book, they decide to make a Galactascope – a device that can communicate with aliens! To their surprise – no one really expected it – an actual alien, named Mim, responds, and appears through the sky! But what if Mim isn’t all that he seems?

What I Liked- I LOVED THIS BOOK! The world that Mr. Kloepfer creates is pretty much my heaven – nerd science camp – with aliens! And just plain cool stuff! The plot is really good! I like how there is a great plot twist in it that was somewhat unexpected (when it happens, it feels like there is no foreshadowing, but after thinking back, I realized that there was). The characters were believable, and very realistic. Kevin is a normal geeky nerd. So are his friends. It is really cool how they all have a specialty. Looking forward to reading book 2!

I give this book 5 out of 5 bookworms!fivebooks

18 Responses to “Review! Galaxy’s Most Wanted by John Kloepfer”

  1. Catherine Johnson January 15, 2015 at 10:49 am #



  2. Darlene January 15, 2015 at 12:54 pm #

    This is a perfect book for you! Lots of kids will like it IΒ΄m sure!


  3. clarbojahn January 15, 2015 at 5:25 pm #

    Great review, Erik. Seemed like stuff you could really use. πŸ™‚


  4. Patricia Tilton January 15, 2015 at 7:31 pm #

    Sounds like a fun read. I like some the escape elements in stories like that too. Great review, Erik.


  5. Jilanne Hoffmann January 16, 2015 at 1:59 am #

    OK, so this is a must read for my son. He LOVES all things science and gadget-oriented. I think he and his father are planning to invent a space elevator. πŸ˜€ Thanks for the heads up!


  6. LovableLobo January 17, 2015 at 2:27 pm #

    This book sounds super fun and your review is “out of this world”, Erik!


  7. readingwithrhythm January 17, 2015 at 5:22 pm #

    What a fun nerdy book!!!


  8. julie rowan zoch January 19, 2015 at 10:42 am #



  9. writersideup January 20, 2015 at 1:55 am #

    This book looks like it’s GOT to be funny, Erik πŸ™‚


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