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You may even gain some new insights into your own creativity and critical thinking skills.
Various problematic or unresolved scenarios are described in the form of short stories while clues are sprinkled along the way about the scenarios and the characters.
I wish I had known it was just a riddle or puzzle book, that is, a list of several vignettes/predicaments designed to ask - what would you do in this situation.
I don't even know where to start when it comes to what an incredible concept for a novel that this is. I am not a creative person, but I love mysteries and thrillers. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Lindsay S.
I received this from Library Thing to read and review. The concept behind this book is an interesting one. However, I think this is a book that will bet be used by groups. Read morePublished 12 months ago by KMT
"Outsmart the Unexpected" was more than exciting to read. Each story had it's own little twist that the reader was forced to question themselves with. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Christina Burgess
This book is a great opportunity to work with a teen program on thinking quickly. I thought of several book talks or teen reading programs (that's the librarian in me) where I used... Read morePublished 20 months ago by C. Hutchinson
This captivating and enjoyable book challenges your way of thinking and seeks you to apply your imagination and reasoning abilities in coming up with a solution for each dilemma... Read morePublished on June 25, 2010 by SunFish
This rather unique book really stretched my brain and helped me up my creativity a notch or two. The predicaments in the book were great fun to come up with solutions for. Read morePublished on May 18, 2010 by T. Huynh
For what it is, the book is clever and well done. I wish I had known it was just a riddle or puzzle book, that is, a list of several vignettes/predicaments designed to ask - what... Read morePublished on January 13, 2010 by N2009
Outsmart the Unexpected consists of a series of entertaining mini-mysteries that force you to write your own ending. Read morePublished on December 20, 2009 by Apocalypse Cow
This book consists of a series of short story setups, each ending in a cliffhanger and the instruction to "Start solving!". Read morePublished on December 16, 2009 by Ursiform