One night a plane appeared out of nowhere, the only passengers aboard: thirty-six babies. As soon as they were taken off the plane, it vanished. Now, thirteen years later, two of those children are receiving sinister messages, and they begin to investigate their past. Their quest to discover where they really came from leads them to a conspiracy that reaches from the far past to the distant future—and will take them hurtling through time. In this exciting new series, bestselling author Margaret Peterson Haddix brings an element of suspense that will keep readers on the edge of their seats.
These. Books. Don’t even get me started. Ah! These were the most intense, suspenseful books I ever laid my eyes on. To begin, I am a history nerd. So, these were most definitely up my alley. Suspense, history, time travel, the whole shebang.
These novels follow the exploits of several young teenagers, as they discover they were part of a group of people stolen from history. I would like everyone to know – my theory about Jonah was right (shout out to all my haters). I won’t lie, I never finished the last book. This is a series that I preordered EVERY book from, and would have read it at least once by the end of that day. I had so many theories and ideas about it. Thus, it should be a surprise that I didn’t finish the last novel – even I am mildly shocked. However, the narrator randomly changed to an entirely new character- and I could not stand it. Maybe I should give it another chance…
These books gave me a passion for unsolved mysteries. They helped to further my already existing interest in history. They really helped me to develop critical thinking skills when it came to my history work, and I’m sure that extended to other areas. By reading these books, and researching the stories within to develop my theories, I helped to further myself academically, which I think is a great review in itself.
I really can’t recommend this series, or anything from Haddix honestly, enough. She is fantastic.