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Max (Maximum Ride, Book 5)

By James Patterson

Max (Maximum Ride, Book 5)
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  • Published in USA  Mar 2009,
    320 pages.
    Age range: Young Adult


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Comfortable in their new safe house, Max and the rest of the Flock finally begin to feel optimistic about their newly-gained freedom. Then the Machine Geeks appear--part machine, part human, totally destructive. They are in the service of an ominous Mr. Chu, who has his eyes on the Flock and their unique abilities. And if he can't have them, he'll make sure nobody else can either!

As the Flock battles the Machine Geeks, trouble is bubbling to the surface of the ocean. Millions of fish are dying and someone is destroying hundreds of boats. The government asks for the Flock's help and it seems to be the perfect chance to escape from Mr. Chu and his marauding gang of thugs--especially since it means a trip to Hawaii! But danger continues to threaten Max and her friends. Can they protect themselves from Mr. Chu and save the ocean from utter destruction?

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Rated 5 of 5 of 5 by R
WOW!
He has done it once again. James Patterson wrote a GREAT book!

Rated 5 of 5 of 5 by Ariadine
A must read
Hey, what can I say? If you love books with action, READ THIS!!!

Rated 5 of 5 of 5 by Caleb
Max
Max, which is book 5 of the Maximum Ride novels is truly an amazing novel. Every page you will find a sarcastic, and humorous detail. James Patterson has done it again!

Rated 5 of 5 of 5 by j
dude
This is the best book ever.

Rated 5 of 5 of 5 by Max Fan
I love this
I am reading Fang. I can't wait for Angel. I love Maximum Ride so much I'm doing a report for my favorite author, who is James Patterson.

Rated 5 of 5 of 5 by rmcb@fantage
AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
This was my favorite book out of all 5. I can't wait to read Fang too!

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James Patterson Author Biography

After initially being turned down by twenty-six publishers, Patterson's first novel, The Thomas Berryman Number (1976), was published and went on to win the Edgar Award for Best First Mystery Novel. However, it was not until the success of Along Came A Spider (1992) that the former chairman of advertising company J. W. Thompson left to take up writing full time. 

As of 2006 it was estimated that he has sold about 130 million books worldwide.  In North America alone he sold 12 million copies in 2006.  In 2005 he had five consecutive #1 New York Times bestselling hardcovers and is the first author to simultaneously hold the #1 spot on both the New York Times adult and children's bestseller lists.

A prolific author, he has written 18 books in his ...

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