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3.94  ·  Rating details ·  1,078 ratings  ·  98 reviews
The last year has been smooth sailing for Casey Donovan. She and her boyfriend Nate are doing better than ever, and things at home are good, too. Everything’s been so calm, she hasn’t even “tripped” back to the nineteenth century.

Then the unthinkable happens and she accidentally takes her rebellious brother Tim back in time. It’s 1862 with the Civil War brewing, and for Ti
Kindle Edition, 266 pages
Published March 30th 2012 by ESB Publishing
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Oct 28, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: beletrystyka
I gave the benefit of the doubt when I was grading the first book – Clockwise. However, now I can say that Clockwiser fully deserves its five.

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: Cha
Sep 27, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: young-adult
Clockwiser is the second book in the Clockwise series. It’s clean and suitable for tweens and teens looking for a quick read.
It’s refreshing how quick paced this series is, focusing on the action of it all instead of endless details that I have to skip.

What made me rate this one 3.5 stars was:

Chase Miller, I feel he’s an unnecessary character who came into this story with no purpose whatsoever.

Casey even considering this guy.

Lucinda rebounding on Willie.

Still, I enjoyed the whole story!
Jaclyn Cotton
Review: Clockwiser by Elle Strauss
Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

A couple months ago I was lucky enough to be able to read Clockwise by Elle Strauss as part of a virtual book tour. Not long after Elle Strauss emailed me to see if I'd also like to read and review the sequel. I immediately responded YES and so was able to also read Clockwiser. With everything going on it has taken me a bit longer to write this review.

Clockwiser continues the story of Casey Donovan and her friends and family around her. C
Apr 16, 2012 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I'm using the term 'better' very loosely here when I say Clockwiser is better than Clockwise. The plot setup's not as ridiculous as before, if still ridiculous, the time traveling gets a (little) bit more fleshed out, the writing doesn't feel like the wrong kind of juvenile as it did before at times, and there's much more of Willie and Lucinda. I almost feel bad for knocking off a star, but... It's just so cheesy.

Clockwise started all sorts of wrong for me, but I liked that it could be serious w
Mandy (I Read Indie) Anderson
It’s been a year since we last saw Casey and her boyfriend, Nate. Things are just heavenly for the couple and she hasn’t even tripped the whole time. Yep, life is good! Well it is until Casey’s mom finds pot in her brother Tim’s possession. While Casey is trying to question Tim about the pot, the stress comes on and they are tripped back to 1862. Surprisingly, Tim takes it rather well…almost too well.

Believing he is invincible, Tim enlists in the army when Casey trips back to present time, leav
Putting aside the time traveling, I didn't think this second book was remarkable.
I found Casey to be stupid, overreacting in terms of Nate's dislike/jealousy of Chase.
Further, she chose to ride with Chase over her boyfriend, which made matters inherently worse but apparently, she was the victim.
At the end of it all, why was Nate the one to apologize with heaps of flowers when she was the one in the wrong all along? More so, why was Chase introduced in the first place? I thought he would add som
Nov 20, 2013 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2012, kindle
I couldn't wait to read more about our heroine's travels when I started reading. I was, sorely, disappointed in the way this book went. The writing was not as good as it was in the first book and the relationships established in the first book barely grew and need more expansion. The ending was disappointing in the fact that you could easily assume what occurred after. This is not free on Kindle. 3 stars. Recommended for 12-14 year olds. ...more
Nov 25, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2017-read
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Clockwiser is the sequel to the ya time travel series Clockwise. Casey can time travel to the nineteenth century without any warning. She often ends up visiting the Watson family near the cusp of the Civil War. In this installment Casey inadvertently time travels with her younger troubled teenager brother Tim.

Unfortunately this sequel was just meh. The story is a quick read which had such great potential. Casey and Nate are now an established couple. As to be expected drama is manufactured both
♥ Sarah
Feb 20, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fiction

Cassie and Nate are back in this brilliantly crafted, and written sequel. The story resumes with its usual lighthearted humor, and intensity. Except, this time around, there’s family drama, as Tim trips with Cassie into the past. But that’s not all, because Willie (from the past), accidentally trips back to the future with Cassie. Unfortunately, the Civil War is at its’ peak, so Tim’s off to war, unless Cassie can take Willie back in time, while bringing Tim back safely. Hop
Lisa  (Bookworm Lisa)
Jun 08, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: young-adult, 2012
Casey has an unique ability. She is a time traveler. This book is a sequel an I liked it just as much as the first book.

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
Jul 16, 2015 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I read this in the Clockwise series omnibus so I won't go into too much detail as I read the whole thing in two sittings.
I must say that I really liked the main character Casey and her take on her 'gift'. It took me a while to warm to Nate and even longer to like Tim. The different POVs in this instalment were a bit distracting too.
Andrea Butler
Not as exciting as the first since I knew what would happen, but still good. I'd give it a solid 3.5 stars. ...more
Dec 14, 2012 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2012
I was kind of disappointed with this book. I felt that the first one was so much better on almost all levels. The story felt rushed and characters shallow.
Bonnie Dale Keck
Jan 20, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: strauss
Interesting take on time travel etecetera. CLOCKWISE: A young adult time travel romance. (The Clockwise Series Book 1) CLOCKWISER: A Young Adult Time Travel Romance (The Clockwise Series Book 2) Like Clockwork: A Young Adult Time Travel Romance. (The Clockwise Series Book 3) Counter Clockwise: A young adult time travel romance (The Clockwise Collection Book 4) Clockwork Crazy: A young adult time travel romance. (The Clockwise Collection Book 5) CLOCKED: A young adult time travel romance novella ...more
This installment was as much fun as the first ~ it's the 2nd in a six book series. This time the adventure begins when Casey accidentally "trips" back to the 1860's when she is touching her brother's arm and she takes him with her. Her brother is nothing but trouble, so this ends up being quite the rescue mission for Casey and her boyfriend, Nate. So fun! ...more
Apr 25, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I liked it better than its prequel

I liked the Civil War scenes. I think they remind everyone, especially the young adult reader, how grateful we should all be for the sacrifices of prior Americans. The millennial teenage reaction is a bit glossed over, understated, but adequate for a quick fun read.
C.R. Flamingbush
I liked this second book even better than the first, because when Casey accidentally takes her brother Tim back in time it causes all sorts of problems - for him, for her, and for everyone involved. It is written from two different points of view - both hers and Tim's - which helps explain why the characters act the way they do. ...more
Jul 19, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Even better than the first one

Series can be tricky. You start a series and fall in love with the characters, but things start to circle with later books. Well, this one is not like that. Oh, the falling in love with the characters is true. But this second book is even stronger than the first. I can only hope that the trend continues with the rest of them.
Keith Bornmann
Jun 04, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Great Book

I just finished this book. I read it in 4 hours. That worked out to $1/hour. I think the price could be better. However, it was a really good book. The characters are good people. The books are clean.
Laurie Hopkins
Dec 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: paranormal

I am really enjoying this series. The characters are entertaining and well developed. The time travel is explained and questions raise b the characters as they search for answers.
Oct 08, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Another Creative, clean, and captivating story!

Nothing crude, cruel, or ugly. Good people in a sci-fi fantasy that is entertaining AND educational in a general way about an awful war our nation really experienced.

Highly recommended for any member of your family - or for you.
Jul 06, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Cute story. Quick read
Carrie Burling
Oct 19, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Very cute

I liked this book a lot. I have always had a fascination with the civil war and the thought of time travel. It’s nice to read someone else thoughts on them
Delanie Slattery
DNF you know I just felt like this was a repeat of the first one- which was good, but life is too short to read boring books.
Pat Raab
Dec 29, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Things are getting complicated and difficult decisions have to be made. Enjoyed the continuation of the story.
Jul 22, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Another fun read with a little more drama. Loved the ending!
Mrs. Schonour
I think I liked this better than the first book, but it was definitely much shorter (or felt shorter).
Maria Loeber
Sep 02, 2019 rated it really liked it
I'm not sure Nate was the one to blame, buutt... that aside, I think this book kept up with the pace of the first one and was entertaining, and cute, and intriguing. I really liked it! ...more
Gretchen Fatouros
Feb 14, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Wow! So difficult to put down.

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