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By Darcy (Minneapolis, MN) · ★★★☆☆ · August 17, 2013
I know that these types of places are real and it makes me mad to think of parents sending their kids there and paying people to treat them this way.

I felt so sorry for Garrett. I think had his parents let him live up to his mind that things with Sabrina wouldn't have happened. I also think that... ...more
By Karin (Huntsville, TX) · ★★★★☆ · March 02, 2008
Garrett is dragged out of his bed in the middle of the night, handcuffed, and taken to Lake Harmony, a teenage boot camp, completely against his will. His parents sent him to this behavior modification camp in order to teach him respect and self-discipline.

Garrett is an extremely bright fifteen-y... ...more
By Dracolibris (Denver, CO) · ★★★☆☆ · August 19, 2008
Abducted from his home in the middle of the night, Garrett is whisked away to an ultra-secret "boot camp" called Lake Harmony, where he discovers that his parents have sent him to be "reprogrammed" into a better, more malleable son that agrees with everything his parents have set before him. Whil... ...more
By Abby (The United States) · ★★★★★ · April 03, 2014
This is a book I would highly recommend for people who like a good adventure. Garrett is a fifteen year old boy who is smart, just not when it comes to making decisions. He was involved with his teacher who happened to be eight years older than him. One night Garrett is kidnapped out of his home... ...more
By Ruhama (Burlington, WI) · ★★★★★ · April 06, 2011
Garrett has been unwillingly kidnapped and sent to boot camp to 'renounce his former life'. He had fallen in love with his teacher, and the two started a relationship, which his parents disapproved of, and felt sending him off to Lake Harmony was the only way to get his attention and get his life... ...more
By Ryan (The United States) · ★★★☆☆ · June 10, 2013
Picked from the summer reading list, this book most definitely get 3 out of 5 stars for it's striking, electrifying, dazzling, and phenomenal storyline. This novel really will get to a person because its just so detailed that the reader can just imagine what is going on each scene in the novel. T... ...more
By Jennifer (Bloomington, IL) · ★★★★★ · May 03, 2008
Reviewed by Sally Kruger, aka "Readingjunky" for

It seems that every time I turn on the TV, there is some program about teen boot camps or wilderness survivals programs designed to straighten out even the most delinquent of teens. Todd Strasser, author of GIVE A BOY A GUN and CAN'... ...more