Some chapter headings: Running out of time. But all is not as it seems and soon he must use his skills to protect himself in a dark, dangerous world. Mentioning of social media like facebook and youtube made me feel like at home. I was half way through it when I realised it was 4am in the morning. He's just an ordinary guy until he enters this competition called The Million Dollar Gift! Enter our hero, Ross Bentley! Despite the basic vocabulary, Million Dollar Gift has easily become one of my favourite books. I could picture a younger mainly male audience reading this book.
Copyright © 1998 - 2020 Young Adult Books Central, All Rights Reserved. But if he makes it - will it be all it appears? The fact that Ross was just an ordinary kid. May look for the sequel. He stuns the organisers by passing every test and wins the prize money. The nail biting page turner makes four hundred pages of wonder go by in a whiz.
Ross can't let this opportunity go by and enters the contest. Can't wait for part 2 and maybe some other books from you. I personally loved this book, it offers a different view into a little culture due to the location change. Which is a contest that is trying to find someone who can prove they have superhuman powers. Not only I am very proud of myself that I read a book in just 6 hours, but I also really enjoyed it! He has one friend called Gemma he likes being by himself. The social side of Ross and the problems he faces are relatable to us and to me was one of those books in which you couldn't stop reading and wanted to read more - to see what would happen next.
I ripped through this book and I am hopeful for more in the sequel. He stuns the organisers by passing every test and wins the prize money. Althought I think it was the matter of me becoming a little bit more mature. That all changes when he learns of The Million Dollar Gift, a contest in which the organisers have challenged anyone to prove they have a superhuman skill. It means you can move stuff with your mind! This book is basically like most of the story elements from , and and combined, and I love that! Except you'll have to read the book to discover the most amazing of plot twists! That may seem like a nerdy thing to say, but it is true.
But fame is not all he has to deal with. A chance to change this seems to come when the Million Dollar Gift competition is advertised - run by scientists and businessman, this international contest is searching for people like Ross - people with powers that defy logic. But fame is not all he has to deal with. . That all changes when he learns of The Million Dollar Gift, a contest in which the organisers have challenged anyone to prove they have a superhuman skill. Although I decided that I need some sleep. Target Audience Group Juvenile Audience Classification Method Dewey Decimal 823.
I really didn't want to finish because I was so curious of what is going to happen next. No one knows he has this power; though in the book he does end up telling his Dad and Gemma. Ross can't let this opportunity go by and enters the contest. So, imagine you're just a normal person. Except you aren't, you have the power of. All does not go according to plan though; Ross's identity was supposed to be kept secret but when his test videos are leaked onto the internet he becomes a sensation. He can't reveal his skills - because he has psychokinesis.
It's full of humour and danger, but manages a few love scenes, training, a Matrix-like attack, and some very, very cool superpowers. The book is written so that you have to read the next book. I woke up at 2pm, I ate something and at 3pm I started reading from where I finished. Now, what did I like about Million Dollar Gift? Right from the start, he comes across as a very moral and honest young man, though still pretty cheeky and a total teenager smart-alec answers to his Dad and teachers. That may seem like a nerdy thing to say, but it is true. In a switching first person view from protagonist to antagonist, Ross Bently has discovered his gift for controlling objects with his mind.
To view it, This was a really adventure and action fuelled book with funny moments mixed with quite scary parts. I also enjoyed the secondary story in the background. Which is a contest that is trying to find someone who can prove they have superhuman powers. Very minimal wear and tear. Join discussions about your favorite books and enter to win more in our monthly giveaways. That all changes when he learns of The Million Dollar Gift, a contest in which the organisers have challenged anyon Ross Bentley is a skateboarding slacker, who has hardly any real friends, communicates with his father by grunting and hates his job in the local supermarket.
If I only had the second book with me, I would have started reading it straight away because now I started to read this book at 1am. And if you don't, you're really missing out! Ross Bentley is a skateboarding slacker, who has hardly any real friends, communicates with his father by grunting and hates his job in the local supermarket. I really liked the way the author chose to reveal a lot of secrets and feed the reader information - it's fun and quite original. Lilypad Library Perfect for Anthony Horowitz fans. He has attracted the attentions of others who have the gift, and not all of them are happy about his arrival on the scene. Everything changes when he hears about a contest called The Million Dollar Gift — a wealthy businessman has pledged a million dollars to anyone who can prove they have superhuman powers. I read 2 books this month and Million Dollar Gift was one of them.
This is the first of a series of books and a debut novel for Irish writer Ian Somer. I can't wait for the second book. I woke up at 2pm, I ate something and at 3pm I started reading from where I finished. Really enjoyed reading this book and look forward to reading the next two series. Although it's a long book, which to me usually suggests a boringly drawn-out story, it's really a rather quick read because of the engaging, unpretentious narrative and the constant moving forward of the plot. Reading a comic seemed already boring for me! Any applicant who is successful will receive one million dollars prize money.