Yansky blends humor with likeable and convincing characters that will have readers rooting for them.
Fans of the first book are a natural audience for the book, but thanks to the graceful insertion of back story in the form of a recapping prologue, this second act will attract and satisfy new readers.
Fans of the first book will enjoy Jesse’s sense of humor and the interplay between his normal problems (which girl to date, for example) and the high-stakes pursuit of survival.
—School Library Journal
For fans, lots going on here.