An eventful and immersive interdimensional romp.—Kirkus Reviews
A troubled home, a family secret, and a technological breakthrough turn a teen’s world Slideways.
Fifteen-year-old Ben believes his life is forever shattered after his brother’s accident. His parents won’t talk about it and he feels isolated and lonely. After Ben’s grandfather disappears, Ben stumbles upon his grandfather’s scientific discovery—a portal to a parallel universe and a world called Terra.
As Ben searches for his grandfather, dueling security agencies from both worlds seek to confiscate the portal device and control the passage between worlds. The chase is on, but the danger mounts when new adversaries threaten Earth, Terra, and the very nature of the universe.
Though ruthless enemies hunt him, he finds unexpected friends. Ben’s choices matter and he must decide the fate of the multiverse in a stunning battle of wits, technology, and power.
Take the journey SLIDEWAYS with Ben.
Slideways… where do I begin book lovers? I should start by saying that Slideways, written by the incredible Jeff Grode is undoubtedly a novel that should not be missed by anybody! As the story that unfolds throughout it is genius, flawlessly written, and wildly entertaining. When I read the premise of Slideways, I knew instantly that it was a book I had to read as well as a book I would love, and this is thanks to the themes alluded to throughout the premise with a strong one being thrilling moments and adventure! Now that I have finished reading Slideways I can happily write that I adored this novel from start to finish and that is why I already recommend this book to you lovely readers! However, if you need more convincing then continue to read to learn more!
Slideways is an incredible novel written by the talented Jeff Grode who will take you on an adventure like no other in Slideways. The reader in Slideways will meet the young protagonist of the novel, fifteen-year-old Ben whose life has recently been shaken and turned upside down by the tragic loss of his brother. This forces Ben into isolation as his family does not want to talk about it and so he withdraws in himself, looking for an outlet… and soon he finds it! Soon Ben will discover his grandfather’s discovery, a portal to a parallel universe when his grandfather goes missing and this forces Ben on a journey like no other. The reader will follow him as he explores the parallel universe and the world of Terra to find his grandfather but along the way, he will face many challenges and dangers and this book lovers is the short premise of the incredible Slideways!
Slideways is a fast-paced novel that is captivating as well as thrilling, and the book bewitched me from start to finish, and I still don’t know Jeff Grode, the author of Slideways managed to do this! I think it is a combination of his flawless literature and his fast-paced narrative that had twists and turns galore. It could be these two attributes and so much more, but what I do know for sure is that Grode managed to keep me hooked and racing to the end thanks to his literature!
The story of Slideways is an intriguing one and one that left me shocked at many points. I am not talking about a small amount of shock to book lovers but rather a massive shock because Slideways provides a host of them and they are big ones! The twists and turns and the numerous shocking moments throughout the story thrilled me from start to finish and kept me entertained and turning the pages with haste.
Jeff Grode is an author who has written a fantastic story and come up with a brilliant plot. Grode from the very start sets the tone of the novel; he lets his readers know that this is going to be a thrilling but poignant book thanks to his literature and wow was it! Grode is an exceptional writer because he grabs his reader’s attention from the start very quickly and keeps them engrossed until the end. There are no long build-ups that drag in Slideways; instead, the reader will be thrown into the thick of the story quickly, and the result of this is exciting!
Overall Slideways is a superb novel that has everything a reader would want in a story; it has a thrilling narrative, magnificent plot development, and excellent characterization that will thrill and excite its readers so of course, I have to award this impressive piece of literature five stars!
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