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Into the Gauntlet (The 39 Clues #10)

4.01 of 5 stars 4.01  ·  rating details  ·  34,216 ratings  ·  644 reviews
The explosive finale to the #1 bestselling series!
Fourteen-year-old Amy Cahill and her younger brother, Dan, have had enough. Not only do they have to find the 39 Clues first, they're expected to reunite their backstabbing family - the same people who killed their parents. But Amy and Dan haven't survived explosions and assassination attempts for nothing. They have a plan
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Hardcover, 327 pages
Published August 31st 2010 by Scholastic Inc. (first published August 1st 2010)
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Colin
I must read this book!
the 9th 39 clues leaves
a good cliff hanger.
Laura
Finally, after reading all nine books, I get to the last one in this exciting series… but, wait a minute, I’m not so sure it IS the last one! Apart from the bonus book, The Black Book of Buried Secrets, that is being released on October 26, 2010 (in which the hidden secrets and mysteries surrounding history’s most notorious family are uncovered) the ending of The 39 Clues left some unanswered questions. “Our adventures aren’t over, Dan thought. But they are for now.” So, entretemps, this series ...more
Joyce Chan
Prompt: My own prompt:
What technique does the author use to make this book more compelling? Focus on one technique and find examples to prove why you think that example was funny.

The technique the author to make this book more compelling is using humor. There are quite many examples of this technique in this book and all the others in this series although every book is written by a different author.

"Ian had always been taught that truth was a very flexible thing. His mother could smile brightly
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Kristine Lopez
THIS IS THE TOTALLY GREATEST OF THE PREVIOUS BOOKS!!!! :DDD
as in like, GREATER THAN THE GREATS!
I finished it after 5 hours! and I ended up sleeping at pass 1am. AND FYI, I have classes. SO I am SOOO SLEEPY during our whole CLASS PERIOD! even now...
*yawn*
BUT OF COURSE...I won't sleep because I want every bit of the story to stay inside my head up until I finish this review. AND HERE I AM...STARTING TO TALK ABOUT IT...right...NOW.


39 Clues.Into the Gauntlet. The final installment of the hunt of the
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Keri
Ah the 39 clues is such a fast pace, thrilling, mysterious, alliances and betrayal, exciting twists and turn series. I really like all of the books. They were all easy, and fun to read. But I just finished the 9th book yesterday and me and my sister heard the last
Book came out a few days ago. So we looked at the library, 18 holds on the book. We COULDNT wait that long. :P so I was out shopping with a friend and my sister went to barnes and
Noble to buy it. :D she finished the whole booK yesterday
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Lisa
The final of the original 39 Clues series, and in my opinion, the best book of them all. Amy and Dan have not only discovered that they truly are from the Madrigal branch of the family, but that they must try and reunite the other branches in order to truly win and find the final of the 39 clues. As they search in London for the final clue, the younger generation of each of the other branches begin to mistrust their parents. One by one, they begin to decide that they need to join forces, however ...more
Cathy
Really a 3.5, but I had to round up because I enjoyed the series as a whole. Wrapping up a 10 book mystery is quite a task. Doing so when you aren't the author of the first 9 books was probably harder. Overall Haddix did an OK job. I didn't feel like the kids' voices range particularly true, especially the supporting characters. And having to wrap things up caused a lot of points to feel overly simplified, minus some of the depth and emotion I'd come to hope for in this series, if not expect wit ...more
Suzan
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Jonah
Sep 04, 2013 Jonah added it
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OK, this book is one of the books that made me cry. It's not great. Not good. Not awesome. The only word to desribe it is this: Epic. Margaret Peterson Haddix did an amazing job with this book. In the beginning, we are informed how much the Clue Hunt has tired two till-recently-ordinary kids and how much they think that the ambitions of the Madrigals seem unlikely to happen to the kids' eyes, with the best possible way. Then, we see Jonah Wizard, his first appearance after The Emperor's Code. He ...more
Shruthi Natarajan
The whole series is amazing! It really grips you, and it's the kind of series which you won't want to put your book down! Everytime I finished a book, i had to rush to the library to get the next! I recommend this for people who like adventure, science fiction, fantasy and mystery genres. Read this book if you really want to be put on the ends of your seat!
Jon Cox
This was a decent end to a long and sometimes enjoyable series. I did enjoy the human side of the story where the younger generation, plus one old person decide to follow their consciences instead of the past behavior of their elders.

Plot wise, however, there were obviously some fairly unrealistic events that occurred. That's par for the course in this series. But I wish that Haddix had researched her rock climbing sequence a bit better. There are a few glaring errors in that one. And the resol
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Angelo Parcesepe
Se pueden morir, tenía casi que la mitad de la reseña hecha y se apagó la computadora, no, chao.

PD: Agregué tantos liros de golpe porque estaba de vacaciones y no tenía internet aka sufrimiento.
Matthew
This book was about the brother and sister,Dan and Amy, arriving at the "end" of their quest. But all of their rival relatives are there. they all race to find the last clues and some would do anything to obtain it. The kids uncle gives the recipe for the potion to make someone the most powerful cahill at gunpoint but as the rival woman makes it she is disrupted and it is destroyed. at the end, everyone gives the recipe to Dan and Amy and they find out everything that ever happened. it was a ver ...more
Tori "Carina"
Excellent plot, not the least bit boring!
Dj
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Juan Pantoja
The final book in the series is here! The most interesting one in the series, and also when all the Cahill's unite against a crazy Cahill named Isabel. The genre is fiction, mystery and realistic fiction. I thought this book was very detailed and showed us the rest of the secrets of the 39 clues and the prize!***Spoiler Alert***!

The setting is in the United Kingdom, of the coast from The UK, Madrigal stronghold, and Shakespear's cemetery, in the present. Amy and Dan Cahill were told to unite the
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Javier
Javier leal 7A
39 Clues Book Ten

I am reading 39 clues and this book takes place in the present and the reason I know that is because they mention words like iPods,Blue Ray's and other object that we have now. 39 Clues is a book that is all around the world because they are searching for clues all over the world but Book ten takes place in London, England.

I know that the book takes place in London because in a page it says "we're going to Romeo and Juliet" (pg.17) and she was exited that she was g
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Heather
A very good ending to the series, though I wonder if there will be more in the future. The option was left somewhat open. I am intrigued to see how they will cram this whole series into next year's movie. That should be fun!
Jenny
SPOILER ALERT: Well I was hoping beyond hope that this wasn't going to be the last book. I was really hoping for 39 books. Well it's not the end either but all 39 clues have been found, and there are all the spin off series too. So maybe this can go on for so much longer. :)

But this was a great series and a great series for all in the family to share and love reading (or in our case listening) too.

There is are strong female characters too and I LOVE that in books. I just wish they didn't try to
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Muna
IF u like the 39 clues books u will love this 1, the best book ever, i has 300 something pages and I finished it in 1 day
Victoria
I've read the whole series and it is by far my favourite books ever, I have read lots of books but none like this series, it has a good taste in drama, Mystery,Suspense,Romance ect... So personally I recommend this book to readers who liked 'Percy Jackson' the series, I found it very amusing at parts because it had an Adult tone at some parts and a kiddish one as well, The books aren't to long about a hundred or so pages in each.The characters are well thought out so is the plot.So I really do h ...more
Katie20
this is the longest book in the series but it is still very short
Britt
this is the final book of the series... it's really good!
Dade Ulmen
The adventure was great and the ending was even better!
( ●—● ) Evelynn
Oh. My. Word. Nobody warned me about this one. *puts hands on hips* BRENDA!

Me when I finished reading:



Well, that wasn't exactly the GIF I wanted. Now I've made you laugh 'cause, you know, Sheldon... *rolls eyes* Anyway.

By a little over halfway through the book, I was gasping for breath, my heart was pounding, and I had to keep looking up from the book. It was so intense, so unexpected. So...perfect.

And the ending. I can't even.

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Andrea
Aug 01, 2011 Andrea added it
Into the Gauntlet by Margaret Peterson Haddix, the 10th and final book in the 39 Clues series.

I'm really glad my son is into watching Ninja Warrior and Unbeatable Banzuke on TV, because he knew right away what a gauntlet was and bounced around excitedly for most of the book, waiting for the obstacle course to appear. :)

The first thing that struck me about this installment was the overall change in tone from the previous nine installments. Each book has a different author, which kept the story fe
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Rachel
After reading all Percy Jackson and its' spin-off books, I've been a fan of Rick Riordan. So I decided to pick up the 39 Clues series since he was one of the authors who wrote the books.

The 39 Clues series circles on Dan and Amy Cahill, who'd been thrown into a clue hunt by their late grandmother, Grace Cahill. Dan and Amy, 10 and 14 years-old respectively, were orphans at a very young age. They were taken in by their great aunt Beatrice but their favorite grandmother was Grace. When Grace died,
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Beaulah Pragg
A stunning finale to what has to be one of my favourite children's series. I am proud to say that I have introduced it to my entire family and they are now competing over who has which book first.

The basic story follows two children who must compete against distant relatives for a mysterious 'grand prize' by collecting all 39 clues. In this final instalment, they race to stop the head of the Lucian branch from winning and gaining the power to pretty much destroy the world. It is an exciting jour
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Claudia
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Sary
This is it, the final book in the FIRST series. Yes, it is true, there is a second series!! Anyways, in here Amy and Dan must try to accomplish the Madrigal mission, a mission that Olivia Cahill gave to Madeleine Cahill when she was just a kid. A mission to reunite the Cahill family, to have the Lucians, Janus, Ekaterinas, Tomas and Madrigals finally sit at a table without fighting. Amy and Dan must do the impossible, but how to do it with Isabel Kabra trying to kill everyone? And how about ever ...more
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Should they have made an eleveth one? 56 98 Apr 11, 2013 02:12PM  
  • The Emperor's Code (The 39 Clues, #8)
  • Vespers Rising (The 39 Clues, #11)
  • In Too Deep (The 39 Clues, #6)
  • The Viper's Nest (39 Clues, #7)
  • Storm Warning (The 39 Clues, #9)
  • The Black Circle (The 39 Clues, #5)
  • The Black Book of Buried Secrets
  • Shatterproof (The 39 Clues: Cahills vs. Vespers, #4)
  • Hunted (The 39 Clues: Rapid Fire, #3)
  • The 39 Clues: Agent Handbook
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Margaret Peterson Haddix grew up on a farm near Washington Court House, Ohio. She graduated from Miami University (of Ohio) with degrees in English/journalism, English/creative writing and history. Before her first book was published, she worked as a newspaper copy editor in Fort Wayne, Indiana; a newspaper reporter in Indianapolis; and a community college instructor and freelance writer in Danvil ...more
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