"The mostly dialogue-driven plot should appeal to early middle-school readers and could serve as a bridge to the more sophisticated yet similarly themed works of Scott Westerfeld, M.T. Anderson, Chris Wooding and the like. (Fantasy. 10-14)"
Trapped in a bizarre, dystopian Mall of America-like complex complete with a spooky theme park, plucky teen heroine Jules Devereaux finds she must join a team of kooky, unlikely juvenile orphan heroes called the Castertown Crazies to save the mall and the town from an evil overlord.
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