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December 09, 2016

Coin Heist by Elisa Ludwig #BookReview

 
The last place you’d expect to find a team of criminals is at a prestigious Philadelphia prep school. But on a class trip to the U.S. Mint – which prints a million new coins every 30 minutes – an overlooked security flaw becomes far too tempting for a small group of students to ignore.

United by dire circumstances, these unlikely allies – the slacker, the nerd, the athlete, and the "perfect" student – band together to attempt the impossible: rob the U.S. Mint. The diverse crew is forced to confront their true beliefs about each other and themselves as they do the wrong thing for the right reasons.

Elisa Ludwig's Coin Heist is a fun, suspenseful, and compelling thriller, told from the revolving perspectives of four teens, each with their own motive for committing a crime that could change all of their lives for the better—if they can pull it off.




Elisa Ludwig is the author of Pretty Sly and Pretty Crooked (Katherine Tegen/HarperCollins). She lives in Philadelphia with her husband and son, and though she cased the Mint while researching this book, she's never tried to rob it.

This book was a quick and easy read. I think that the premix of the book was enjoyable. But the pacing of the book is what made me give it 3 stars. I found the book to be very slow at times. The characters different perspectives were also a little hard to distinguish at times. Overall I think that the premix of the story was nice but the execution of the story was sub-par. 











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