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Spinning Wheel Got To Go Round

Katie Kennedy’s What Goes Up starts out entertaining, but gets a little muddied in the second half.

Spinning Wheel Got To Go Round

BOOK REPORT for What Goes Up by Katie Kennedy

Cover Story: Upside Down
BFF Charm: Single White Female
Swoonworthy Scale: 3
Talky Talk: Science Fiction
Bonus Factors: Alternate Dimensions, Coach Taylor Award
Relationship Status: One and Done

What Goes Up is a fun, young-leaning science fiction novel, but the book suffers from a plot that sort of goes off the rails in the second half, and asks readers to suspend perhaps a little too much disbelief. While I enjoyed reading it, it’s not a book that’ll stick with me.

Check out my full review at our series on Kirkus.

Mandy Curtis's photo About the Author: Mandy is a small town girl living in a nerdy world, or—if you want to get literal—an editor/writer living in Austin, TX. In addition to yearning for YA books—the more dystopian or fantastical, the better—she can also be found swooning over superheroes, dreaming of The Doctor and grinning at GIFs.
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