Zadoff, Allen. Boy Nobody. New York: Little , Brown and Company, 2013 (978-0-316-19968-1).
- Spy thriller
When a young assassin is given an assignment to kill the father of a girl he is falling for, he begins to reconsider the choices he made in his past.
Zadoff has created a likeable and realistic character in his teenage killer. Unlike many spy thrillers, Zadoff takes the time to explore Benjamin’s past and the decisions he made to bring him to this point. But, the author doesn’t wallow in the past. He keeps the plot moving with enough twists and turns to keep the reader guessing with just a drop of romance for some spice.
I am looking forward to the sequel.
Worth adding to a high school library collection. Likeable main character struggling with his choices. Full of action and twists and turns.
Reading Level/Interest Age:
- Young Adult