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Unplugged by Gordan Korman – Book Review


Title: Unplugged
Author: Gordan Korman
Publisher: Balzer + Bray
Release Date: January 5, 2021

Jet Baranov is the son of the tech genius Vlad Baranov. Jet also happens to be a spoiled brat, willing to do anything that will get the attention of his busy parents. When one of Jet’s stunts finally crosses the line for his father, Vlad sends him to a wellness retreat in Arkansas, the Oasis. Its pathfinders (“instructors”) do all they can to make its visitors whole. The Oasis also prohibits all technology and serves the healthiest foods. From Jet’s perspective, it is a prison, and he chooses to treat such a sentence as a challenge, doing everything in his powe