Sunday, January 15, 2012

Corridor by Robin Parrish

Summary:

THE ONLY WAY OUT IS TO RUN.

On the eve of his seventeenth birthday, Troy Goggin finds himself inexplicably transported to an impossibly huge, miles-long structure called the Corridor. But what is the Corridor, and why was he brought to it?


It’s a place of mystery, wonder, and heart-stopping danger. It will test him and push him both mentally and physically. His only companion is the girl whose voice he hears inside his head, explaining the rules he must follow if he hopes to escape.


But there is much more to this extraordinary place than Troy could ever imagine. The Corridor’s true purpose — the biggest mystery of all — is revealed only to those who make it to the end.


My Thoughts:  Back in 2009, I stumbled across an author named Robin Parrish and his book, Offworld. It was one of my favorites that year, as it grabbed me from page one and led me on an adventure I could see on the big screen of my imagination. When I discovered he had recently published a YA novel, I was pretty excited to read it. It did not disappoint.

Parrish's writing style throws you in the middle of the action and allows you to live the experience with the main character.  He never lets up and you find yourself on this wild journey through the Corridor, with no idea what is really going on, but completely caught up in the story. I was afraid the ending would be anti-climatic with all the mystery surrounding the Corridor but that wasn't the case. Parrish throws us into the story, runs with it, and then provides a satisfying conclusion.

Corridor is available as an e-book from Amazon and Barnes & Noble.  It is only $2.99 at the time of this writing, so if it sounds intriguing I'd recommend picking it up while the price is so good!



*Disclosure: I received a copy of the e-book at no cost from the author, for review purposes. A positive review was not required, merely an honest one. And that's what you have. :)


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