Vega Jane, like her neighbors, has never left the village of Wormwood. But then Quentin Herms vanishes into the unknown. Vega knows Quentin didn’t just. Parents need to know that prolific, best-selling phenomenon David Baldacci’s first young adult book, The Finisher, is a big bite at around pages, but it’s a bite. The Finisher is the first young adult book from number one bestselling author David Baldacci. A thrilling fantasy adventure story that follows one girl’s quest.

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The Finisher is a fantasy-paranormal hybrid with tons of world-building and so expect a ton of info-dumping scattered throughout the book. This is one of the best books I ever read! Parts seemed a little strange or confusing and I wanted to get some explanations so that I’d understand it a little better.

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I am a bit torn about Vega Jane. He blew me away with his consistency with this new language. Learn more about Amazon Prime. She lives in a village called Wormwood in a boarding house called The Looms with her brother John, as she isn’t old enough to live by herself.

With some very lovely and dark illustrat David Baldacci has a long career writing adult mystery-thrillers with book covers indistinguishable from John Grisham, James Patterson etc.


Families can talk about why fantasy books are so popular. Ships from and sold by Amazon. Perhaps we would simply flame out.

Just beyond that, in the sky, were the stars, the lost stars as I thought of them now. Read his book to find out what the QUAG is. The effect is obnoxious at best. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Nor is there any clear reason for the world to have humans and dogs but jabbits instead of whatever the heck jabbits are replacing.

I found myself looking forward to reading the next chapter. Not insulting you who like it, please enjoy. Jan 16, BookPal rated it liked it Shelves: The Reading For P So I love David Baldacci’s mystery suspense novels for adults.

Exciting, provocative tale of lethal reality show. The book is a thinly disguised parallel of medieval times with a twist of magic.

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The Finisher by David Baldacci – review

Her younger brother John is still at Learning, as they call it, and is very intelligent. Luckily the book is full of unpredictable twists and turns to keep the reader engaged. There’s plenty of action and a budding romance.

I gave this a 5 star rating because it was so unexpected and held my interest to the very end leaving me to think, ‘will there be a sequel? The characters were beginning to interest me.


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It just doesn’t have closure. Baldacci leaves the main character on the start of a quest. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. I really struggled with this book.

The story follows the trials and finisyer of Vega Jane and her circle of compatriots as they attempt to make sense of their world and what might be beyond the world as they know it. There are two or three quick kisses mentioned briefly, not too yucky for younger tweens.

Why don’t we just use the regular words for things? Jan 12, Skip rated it liked it Shelves: Although obviously aimed at younger readers the story caught my imagination and really did hook me. Common Sense Media’s unbiased ratings are created by expert reviewers and aren’t influenced by the product’s creators or by any of our funders, affiliates, or partners.