- Commended, Best Books for Kids and Teens, Canadian Children's Book Centre, 2015
The second entry in an all-new, mesmerizing adventure from the masterful, #1 New York Times bestselling author Gordon Korman — now in paperback!
Jax Opus knows he’s not like other kids. And it isn’t his skill on the basketball court or his test scores that set him apart. No, Jax is different because he can hypnotize people. In fact, he might be the best hypnotist the world has seen in a very long time.
You would think Jax would be happy about this. But really? It’s ruining his life. He and his family are hiding from a master hypnotist who wants Jax out of the picture . . . forever. And the FBI is also starting to ask questions about Jax and his abilities.
Jax thinks life might be getting a little better when a very rich, very powerful man asks him to help out with something. The reward will be great. And the price — well, the price is that Jax starts taking on the man’s memories. And some of them are pretty deadly.
#1 New York Times bestselling author Gordon Korman keeps the thrills coming and the adventure nonstop as the past and the present collide to build a memory maze that Jax Opus may never escape . . .
Praise for The Hypnotists:
Shortlist, OLA Silver Birch Award – Fiction, 2014
Shortlist, Libris Award – Young Reader Book of the year, 2014
Recommended, Parent's Choice Award, 2013
“I loved the new Gordon Korman book The Hypnotists . . . it kept me on the edge of my seat.” —The National Post (Michael, age 9)
“Very original. It’s a great book for anyone who likes fantastic stories, magic, and mysteries.” —OWL Magazine (Kira, age 12)
“Korman’s Hypnotists series introduces some historical conspiracies worthy of Dan Brown . . . an entertaining mix of intense action and goofy fun.” —Publishers Weekly
“There’s action aplenty, and belly laughs too.” —Kirkus
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