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El avisoSkimming and I continued to do so through to The 90% Point Where It 90% point where it caught my interest I elt nothing The Best Canadian Animal Stories for any of the characters they are simply awful and unlikable exceptor poor little Leo bullied both at school and at home and Linda the housekeeper I would love to see Paul Pen rewrite this book now knowing what he does now with several novels to his name I believe it would be a vastly different book There is so much potential that could be explored and developed 5 TheWarning NetGalley THE AUTHOR Paul Pen is an top 3 best selling Spanish author whose our novels have been translated to English German Italian Russian and Turkish His book The Light of the Fireflies has sold over 150000 copies worldwide while his debut novel El aviso soon to be published in English or the irst time was adapted to the big screen in 2018 Motion pictures of The Light of the Fireflies and Desert Flowers are also in development the latter scripted by Pen himself In his capacity as scriptwriter Paul Pen is also working on a orthcoming Netflix series DISCLOSURE Thank you to Crossing via Netgalley The Commemerative for providing a digital ARC of The Warning by Paul Penor review All opinions expressed in this review are entirely my own personal opinions For an explanation of my rating system please refer to my Goodreadscom profile page or the about page on sandysbookadaywordpresscom This review and others are also published on Twitter and my webpage Amazing First Novel by Paul PenIt s not often to enjoy an author s works and then learn of a book written before the others Wow This was an unexpected and unpredictable reading experience How much of life is The Magnesium Factor free willate or controlled by something elseThis early work by Paul Pen reveals the dysfunctional issues of A Supposedly Normal Family supposedly normal amily strange and surprising secrets the storyline reveals If you ve enjoyed the prior English translations of Pen s innovative writing then you ll also enjoy his irst work now in EnglishSet in a small village in Southern Spain this novel explores the unresolved conflicts misunderstandings and lost trust between parents and Leo their only son trying to survive bullying at school and just growing up Simultaneously the author s storytelling ties another amily s tragedies nine years earlier in a related plotline in alternating chapters Pen s phychodramatic tale toys with the mysterious similarities of several tragedies in The Small Town Across A small town across a years Lots of twists and turns keep this short read engaging and a book not to be put down before you re inishedI was not disappointed and delighted in seeing the author s The Summer House first novel attempt His preface apologizesor his early novice writing errors but I couldn t see them because Simon Bruni s exceptional translation Before My Heart Stops: A Memoir from Spanish to English must have corrected or disguised any prior imperfectionsI also appreciated the companion Audible narration that complements the thought provoking storylinePaul Pen s provocative approach to exploring the hidden side of otherwise normalamilies again reveals itself in this workWell done again This was my The Yankee Club first book by this author so I didn t know what to expect I was attracted to this story by the description but the story actually turned out very different than I was expecting It did start out a bit slow but then things started to come together and get interesting Iound myself co Netgalley sent this book to me in a pre release to write a review or The summary of the book is what initially drew me in It was eye catching in both aesthetics and in the summation To be honest it took me a long time to get interested in the book once I started reading and I usually read books airly uickly Don t get me wrong it had an interesting plotline and really great characters that make you want to keep reading This wasn t my cup of tea but it was definitely worth the read. N niño Esta es la conclusión a la ue llega Aarón tras estudiar los extraños sucesos Decidido a impedirlo trata por todos los medios de averiguar su identidad para hacerle llegar el aviso de ue no acuda al lugar donde se cometerá el próximo atraco Pero el azar es muy caprichoso y mientras el reloj del tiempo avanza implacable puede provocar un cambio en los roles de asesino y víctim. Wow Unputdownable Creepy and spine tingling Hard to put down Pick up this winner of a book but don t blame me if you don t get anything done Happy reading TheWarning NetGalley 35 stars rounded up because I enjoyed the reading experienceIt would have been 5 stars for the novel but I don t want to spoil anything the book was well written engaging I the novel but I don t want to spoil anything the book was well written engaging I t care if it was the irs Pul Pen s book it was good But the endingit wasn t what I wanted So if I was the author would I have ended it differently No I would probably have written another story instead No other possible solution still I probably have written another story instead No other possible solution still I glad to have read a good book but if I had to recommend something rom the author it would be Under the water his real latest novel which I truly loved Paul Pen had demonstrated a Green Metropolis: The Extraordinary Landscapes of New York City as Nature, History, and Design flairor writing about troubled children terrible parents and secrets in the Light of the Fireflies The Warning translated The Magic Cake Shop from the original Spanish is a suspenseful novel about sanity insanityear and cruelty In the town of Arenas a bullied 8 year old boy named Leo receives a strange letter warning him to stay away rom a convenience store that s popular with the local children on a certain date or else he ll die His mother believes he wrote that letter himself or attention His ather goes along with his motherNine years before a 29 year old man named Aaron asked his riend to do an errand Beauty is a Verb: The New Poetry of Disability for him that involved that same convenience store The store was robbed theriend was shot and he ended up in a coma Aaron is wracked with guilt believing the bullet that hit his riend was meant or him He begins to analyze what happened and sees a pattern That site had been the site of previous tragedies involving gunsPaul Pen alternates between Leo s and Aaron s perspectives Aaron has loving and very concerned people in his life who believe that he is losing his grip Leodoes not The cruelty and shame of his parents particularly his mother is difficult to read The truth of Aaron s patterns and the warnings Leo receives remains a mystery until the very end But tragedy Pen reminds us doesn t have to involve a gun or a particular day Thanks to NetGalley American Hunger: The Pulitzer Prize-Winning Washington Post Series for an ARC of this novel in exchangeor a The Mother Zone fair and honest review I DON T WISH TO FRIGHTEN YOUEight year old Leo a uniuely different boy who has become the center of all bullying at his school opens a note in his backpack addressed To The Nine Year Old Boy Scared shaking in terror Leo gives the note to his parents who by the way should be nominatedor the worst parents in all of literature They assume that Leo has written the note or attention and add to his torment rather than comprehending the dangerIn the same small Spanish town a series of robberymurders have been occurring or nearly a century The note suggests that little Leo could possibly be the next to dieIn the introduction the author Paul Pen apologizes The Poke Cookbook: The Freshest Way to Eat Fish for this hisirst book explaining that while we in the US are just now reading The Warning it was his FIRST WORK AND THEREFORE FLAWED INSERT LAUGHING HERE IF work and therefore lawed insert laughing here If Warning is his most lawed work then I cannot imagine how incredible his subseuent work has to be The Warning is classical horror at its The Somme: Heroism and Horror in the First World War finest and by horror I am referring to the original genre that brought us Frankenstein The Yellow Wallpaper Shirley Jackson s work and theirst writings of Stephen King It is the genre that will leave you with an uneasy Sicilian Lives feeling have you looking over your shoulderor something which you cannot name Paul Pen has given us a tale in which you hope or a happily after ending knowing that there cannot be one can thereTold in alternate timelines nearly a decade apart The Warning is the story of Aaron Andrea and David who are attempting to cope with the senseless shooting of David Aaron believes he has ound a link Alice Oliver from David s shooting to three others in the past He hopes to stop aourth one in the u. Arenas de la Despernada es una tranuila localidad residencial de la sierra madrileña Pero tras su plácida apariencia se esconde un misterioso enigma Un día se produce un robo en una tienda y David uno de los clientes es tiroteado de gravedad al tratar de salvar a un niño Su mejor amigo Aarón corroído por la culpa investiga el asalto intrigado por el hecho de ue treinta años atrás. Ture even if he drives himself insane in the Alternately there is Leo child who is tormented by bullies and by his own mother relentlessly Aaron concludes that it is Leo who will be killed Now he has to convince others and attempt to stop a killing that will happen nine years in the utureWhile the book started a tiiiinny bit slow or me it uickly all came together and rapidly became a book that started a tiiiinny bit slow or me it uickly all came together and rapidly became a book that The Radiant Child floored me so much so that I read this one in one sitting It truly is one of the best books of any genre that I have read in ages Even if you don t think that you like horror this is a book that you will not want to miss It isn t zombie apocalypse horror it is true psychological drama at its bestPaul Pen s books have been made into Netflix movies including The Warning and he currently is working on a Netflix series Currently you can see The Warning on Netflix but not until you read the book OMG I can t believe what I just read starsDisclaimer I won this Kindle book in a Goodreads giveawayI absolutely loved this story of an eight year old boy who receives a cryptic warning in a letter It started off a bit slow and I honestly wasn t sure I was even going toinish it in the early going but I persevered and eventually the disjointed characters and time periods all became clear and brilliant I love patterns and numbers and clues anyway so Aaron s putting together the pattern of the Open store s robberymurders was just amazing and so smart to me I appreciated the simple graphics in the Kindle book that made his discovery come alive Little Leo a sad but smart bullied kid just broke my heart and left it bleeding on the table I don t want to give anything away but this is an impactful suspenseful book that I came to love The last 20% is absolutely gripping THE WARNING by Paul Penn is an intriguing thriller that will capture you rom the start I have read alot of Penns books and ound this one entertaining as much as his others Thank you Netgalley and publisher The Internet of Us: Knowing More and Understanding Less in the Age of Big Data for the ARC in exchangeor my honest review EXCERPT I don t wish to righten you but it s impossible to explain any other way Please do not go to the gas station in Arenas The American s store Do not go there on August 14 2009 I don t want to scare you but it could be the day of your death Don t go I m sorry I had to warn you ABOUT THIS BOOK I don t wish to righten you reads the anonymous note introverted and bullied eight year old Leo Cruz Tempting Eden finds in his backpack All the sender asks is that he avoid a certain spot on a certain day or he ll die Leo has reason to be afraid The warning hearkens back to nearly a decade ago to the same site where a murder has become localolklore and a avorite campfire tale reinvented year after year by the kids of Arenas a small Spanish townLeo s parents initially suspect the lonely boy s cruel classmates The perfect joke to terrorize an impressionable victim Unless as they come to believe it s Leo himself who is the author of the warningIs Leo being lured to an unavoidable ate Is someone taking bullying to a dangerous new level Or is there something else at work in Arenas a town with intersecting destinies and a century of secretsMY THOUGHTS I am going to start with an excerpt Talking to Dragons from the author soreword I reread The Warning today and suffer when I discover certain passages that I d never write in the same way now I wince at each confusing shift in point of view I roll my eyes at certain similes and metaphors and I cringe at characters intrusive thoughts I eel your pain Paul Pen I really do as I "DID THROUGHOUT THIS READ THE SHIFTS IN NOT ONLY "throughout this read The shifts in not only point of view but also the timelines was confusing Very confusing The story doesn t low at all It ought to have been creepy and suspenseful the plot certainly had all the right ingredients but I The Drowning Man felt none of that Inact by the time I reached the 40% point I was. Ocurrió otro muy similar en la misma tienda Sin embargo para su sorpresa descubre ue The Bride of Willow Creek forma parte de una serie de atracos ue se reproducen en el tiempo y en idénticas circunstancias Siempre se hallan presentes cinco personas de una edad determinada y todosinalizan del mismo modo con la muerte de una de ellas Dentro de nueve años se producirá otro atraco y entonces la víctima será