Friday, March 1, 2013

Book Club!!

Today is Book Club Friday!

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This week I'm sharing...


Here's the synopsis:
When Katarina Bishop was three, her parents took her on a trip to the Louvre…to case it. For her seventh birthday, Katarina and her Uncle Eddie traveled to Austria…to steal the crown jewels. When Kat turned fifteen, she planned a con of her own—scamming her way into the best boarding schoo in the country, determined to leave the family business behind. Unfortunately, leaving “the life” for a normal life proves harder than she’d expected.

Soon, Kat's friend and former co-conspirator, Hale, appears out of nowhere to bring Kat back into the world she tried so hard to escape. But he has a good reason: a powerful mobster has been robbed of his priceless art collection and wants to retrieve it. Only a master thief could have pulled this job, and Kat's father isn't just on the suspect list, he is the list. Caught between Interpol and a far more deadly enemy, Kat’s dad needs her help.

For Kat, there is only one solution: track down the paintings and steal them back. So what if it's a spectacularly impossible job? She's got two weeks, a teenage crew, and hopefully just enough talent to pull off the biggest heist in her family's history--and, with any luck, steal her life back along the way.

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Here are my thoughts:
This was a super quick, easy read- I think it took less than two days.  Granted, I'm not from a crime family, but I felt like some of the situations were a tad unrealistic.  I mean, a fifteen year old planning high risk heists?  Then again, I had a strict curfew.  Maybe that's what happens when you don't?

All kidding aside, this was probably 3.5 stars out of 5.



What are you currently reading?

3 comments:

Julie said...

Sounds intersting - adding it to my goodreads list. Have a great weekend!

marissa | Rae Gun Ramblings said...

I've been meaning to check these out. I love a good easy read I always like heist movies but I haven't read a heist story yet

Christina said...

I'm trying to get into some classics so this could be a great book afterwards to give my brain a break!

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