- Series: Clockwise
- Paperback: 264 pages
- Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (April 16, 2012)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1475206690
- ISBN-13: 978-1475206692
- Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.7 x 8.5 inches
- Shipping Weight: 14.4 ounces
- Average Customer Review: 72 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,951,005 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Clockwiser: Book 2 in the Clockwise Series (Volume 2) Paperback – April 16, 2012
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ClockwiseR is a very strong follow-up to Clockwise, with deeper character development and larger issues. ... E. OMalley "RiffsAndReviews"
A great follow-up to the super fun CLOCKWISE! More time-travel adventures, more scary cliffhangers. The writer's strength in describing battle scenes and war time add to the historical parts. The resolution was not what I expected. Great writing and a fun book! - Leigh Moore, goodreads reviewer
This is such a cute series and I totally loved the ending! - Veray Carter, goodreads reviewer
About the Author
Elle Strauss is the bestselling author of fun, other-worldy YA: whimsical things like time-travel, fairies and merfolk (with a nice helping of romance!) She divides her time between BC, Canada and Dresden, Germany, and enjoys drinking coffee and eating chocolate in both places.
She also writes Dystopian YA, Historical Fiction, and Mystery Suspense as Lee Strauss and inspirational romance as Hope Franke Strauss.
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The plot continues. Casey and Nate are still a couple, although Nate has already been in college and Casey is a bit worried that he might find a new girlfriend there. Also, some extra problems between those two add colour to the novel. There are all other people to whom we are used to, especially Lucinda and the Watsons, and there is this cute new guy: Chase. Tim got his own part of the story and the next part evolves around Willie. Casey is stuck in between them, and she’s trying to make both ends meet. Not everything ends that well but the story is gripping.
What I like most about it, is quick pace, the focus on action instead dull descriptions, as well as an original idea. The author proved to be a brilliant and quick learner and the technique of writing is noticeably improved. Although I didn’t mind the way the romance was evolving in Clockwise (nothing like one of those pretentious love stories), the method of leading the story could have been improved. Clockwiser, on the other hand, is more reliable in setting up the story.
I found attractive the way memory works in the book, how the main characters recall events from the past, how they try to go into the future. I also found one idea quite inspirational and this is where we perversely move to some drawbacks of the novel. Playing around with time and the investigation into the possibility of cheating the timeline was a great idea and quite well led. However, I think it was not exhausted in a way that it could have been. I also didn't find very convincing the explanation of why it had to be that way – but it led me to my own interesting conclusions. Also, the author still has some minor problems when connecting some ideas from different parts of the book. It might be thinking alike but I knew where the story was going once I read a hint about some irrelevant signs (or at least it was meant to be shown as that), and I think the conception was to surprise the reader with an unexpected twist of events – which just didn’t work for me.
Those are just minor problems and they don’t stop you from enjoying the story. I was reading till the very late hours at night, just couldn't put the book down. If you found the first novel amusing, you can pick up this one and you won't regret your decision.
Casey travels back to the 1800's with her brother. She has figured out that her time travel happens in a stressful moment. What is more stressful than a mother finding drugs in her brother's bedroom. Trying to talk to her brother, they both take a trip back in time.
Tim is having an emotional/rebellious crisis. He looks at the time travel as a sort of game. The rules of the past don't apply to him, or so he thinks.
Casey never knows when she will come home. She gets a tingly feeling and knows that she has moments before she is home. Tim didn't heed her call and stayed in the past. She even manages to bring a person from the past into the future!
The book has some wonderful historic elements. The time period is of the US Civil War. I'm glad that Elle Strauss didn't sugarcoat the hardship and death rate of the soldiers.
This is some romance angst, some action, and historical research.
I hope in the next book we find out what happens to Will. He's the young man she inadvertently brought to the present with her. There is quite a bit that can happen with that story and I look forward to reading the next installment
Most recent customer reviews
An excellent blending of history and engaging tale.