#56. Messenger

Messenger by Lois Lowry
Third in the Giver sequence

Pages: 169
Finished: Aug. 11, 2007
Reason for Reading: next, and last, in the series
First Published: 2004
Rating: 3/5

First Sentence:

Matty was impatient to have the supper preparations over and done with.


Recommend: Yes. If you've read the first two you will probably want to read this one. I had hoped for more about the main characters in The Giver and Gathering Blue, instead some of the characters were completely missing and never mentioned at all. I wasn't thrilled with the fanciful ending either. I think I would have enjoyed the story more as a stand-alone but with it being tied into the previous two I just expected more from it.

Comments

  1. I thought this one was the weakest of the three as well. I really enjoyed this set of books!

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