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The Last of the Lost Boys

(Outlaws of Time #3)

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4.30  ·  Rating details ·  183 ratings  ·  37 reviews
From the bestselling author of 100 Cupboards comes the spellbinding finale of the Outlaws of Time series, perfect for fans of Armand Baltazar’s Timeless: Diego and the Rangers of the Vastlantic or Soman Chainani’s School of Good and Evil series.

Alex always thought his life was boring at best. But when he learns that his favorite time-traveling heroes Sam and Glory are his
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ebook, 400 pages
Published April 17th 2018 by Katherine Tegen Books
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G.M. Burrow
Apr 06, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: fiction
Alex tore his sweater off, and his Star Wars shirt beneath it. “You’re a witch,” he snarled, “and you’re going to die.”

Bestselling children’s novelist N.D. Wilson has produced his best and bloodiest yet in The Last of the Lost Boys, the rich and heady finale to the Outlaws of Time trilogy. It is his first novel that almost made me cry. And it is the only novel in my life that I immediately turned over and started again.

Here are heroes I want to be, children I want to raise, evils I want to f
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GLORY MIRACLE OH MY WORD
Also, I both loved and hated this book so much. Honestly, Wilson could've done a better job wrapping the series up. And I felt like there wasn't as much of his classic "family & friends" theme in here, just... action.
And Rhonda probably needed more characterization.
And loose threads that weren't addressed from the last book.
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Oh yeah, and time-travel paradoxes.
+ I don't even get the title any longer. The only "Lost Boys" who were mentioned were Sam and Jude. C'mo
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Megan Lane
Apr 21, 2018 rated it really liked it
POTENTIAL SPOILER WARNING.
This book hurt, a lot. But also, it didn't. Because he's playing all these games with time, you kind of have this gut feeling everything will work out just fine. And then it does. But not quite the way you wanted it to. I think I liked that. He doesn't quite rip your soul out, but he almost does.
What else to say. It was really short. It moved really fast. Almost too fast. There were times I wanted to linger more, to understand more fully what was going on and how everyo
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Nathan Larsson
Jan 03, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Wow! This book dropped my jaw a few times and took some really unexpected turns. I’m glad that I was able to go through all these adventures with Sam, Glory, and the gang. There are loads of wisdom in this series and I love how N.D. is able to fit it all into an exciting story with lovable characters. It’s an excellent conclusion to a wonderful series.
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Aug 30, 2018 rated it it was amazing
in my opinion it was the best outlaws. it was (potentail spoiler) EEXTREMLY SAAAAAAd but at the same time super HAPPY(: ( happy mainly at the end ) it was great
John
Jun 03, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2018
N.D. Wilson fans know what to expect from him (with the exception of Ashtown Burials #4--that one may never come ;) ). I say that, but I was surprised to see this third volume come out for this series. I thought it was done after two. Am I the only one?

Any others surprised by the existence of this third volume will quickly realize that there were some loose ends left untied in the second book that Wilson tangles up into one of his most impressive jumbles. The end is quite the untangling and is a
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Tony
May 01, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
An excellent finish to N.D. Wilson's "Outlaws of Time."
Naomi
Jun 22, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2019
Wow. Just wow.
Brian K
Time travel and the Aztecs -- fun to read from endsheet to endsheet. Nate's prose feels even more descriptive and effortless than before, as you might expect from someone with such a prolific output over the past ten years. He also manages to blend all his universes together with this one... I probably needed to slow down in the first two books to understand the mechanics of time travel, because I was as lost as the lost boys by the time (get it?) this book rolled around. Also, this felt much mo ...more
Clare Shimerdla
Mar 20, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I was so exsided to read this book its one of those really happy and sad book I cant wait to read more books by n.d wilson
Rachael
May 06, 2018 rated it really liked it
This was an excellent read! My caveat is that truthfully I will never be a great big fan of time travel in books, but it worked quite neatly in this conclusion. Nice and tight and action-packed. Frankly these books are blazing-fast to read. If there is a faster pacing in the genre I haven’t read it!

-//- this read surprisingly dark with a lot of heavy, somewhat gruesome descriptions, I can’t imagine letting my kids read this before 13.
-//- ohh Glory and Sam. I will ship them forever. They are
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Tommy
Apr 18, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
By far the most confusing of the Outlaws of Time books, and that is saying a lot, I truly loved this book. The last book seemed to be the end of a series, but failed to provide closure. I had wondered if there would be a follow up. N. D. Wilson has never dissapointed me and this book, while confusing, is no exception. Following the son of the two main characters of The Legend of Sam Miracle and The Song of Glory and Ghost, this is an amazing tale of redemption and love. N. D. Wilson, if you ever ...more
Eva Yap-Todos
Mar 04, 2019 rated it it was amazing
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James Aaron Kirkpatrick
Give this series to your kids and grandkids; it's an adventurous page-turner about an adventure. I really like this series. The characters are marvelous, and the stuff they find themselves thrust into is fantastical but still somehow feels completely plausible. I've devoured each book quickly in this series because they're so much fun to read, even though I find it almost impossible to follow the story at times because of the time-travel element. I'm not sure it would help to re-read them slowly ...more
Melanie
Apr 26, 2018 rated it really liked it
I'm going to have to read the whole series over to remember all that characters in this book. It's thinner than the other two and feels a bit like an editor cut too many things from it. I wanted more! Stuff happened so fast, I didn't want it to end. Seriously though, I think i'm confused about time travel and need to revisit all that I thought I remembered. This book is darker than the other outlaws (I think) and there is human sacrifice (not overly descriptive) I like that ND Wilson doesn't min ...more
Isaac
May 23, 2019 rated it it was ok
I felt about this much the same as I felt about the others in the series--the story is kind of a mess, but it's a fun mess when it makes sense. The action is all over the place in time and space, and basic questions of causality remain unclear: do things in the past determine what happens in the future if people from the future go back and affect things in the past? It's an open question.

As always, Wilson writes family dynamics with great affection and loyalty. That thread is woven through all
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Nathan Seale
May 17, 2019 rated it really liked it
The last of the Outlaws of Time trilogy and N.D. Wilson does not disappoint. While book 2 seemed to bog down at times regarding the space-time continuum and time-travel in general, this book was flowed easily from start to finish. Perhaps because the two previous books had prepared me well, the moments of time travel throughout the story were much clear and quite poignant in places.

Overall, a wonderful conclusion to a great YA series. Sacrifice, honor, honesty, and love all flowed through this
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Rick Stuckwisch
Apr 10, 2019 rated it liked it
I had mixed feelings in reaction to this third book in the Outlaws of Time series. For the most part, it felt like a fitting sequel to the first two books (not so much a conclusion, since the story arc had already ended nicely in the second book, but more an addendum to the original story). It was well written and suitably exciting and interesting -- up until the end, which felt very abrupt and sudden. Lots of build up, and then it was all resolved far too quickly and easily. And then it was jus ...more
Grant
Jul 01, 2018 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
On one hand, this story works well for a time travel story. On the other hand, once you need to start adding qualifiers, it kind of automatically means that there must be something missing. I have yet to read a book by this author I didn't like, and this one is no exception. That said, there was one glaring problem here.

Minor spoiler: It is obvious that Alex is supposed to be a good kid, but he is snared easily by the villain and descends quickly into darkness.
LadySnowAngel
WOW! Just wow...I reread the first two books in the Outlaws of Time before reading The Last of the Lost Boys, so I read the whole series in 5 days. It was wild and wonderful ride for start to finish. My favorite book in the series is The Legend of Sam Miracle, but I still enjoyed The Last of the Lost Boys very much.
Diana Maria
Jun 26, 2019 rated it really liked it
Nice and comforting? No way, not even close. Intense and gut wrenching? Totally yes. I knew what to expect after reading the other two books in the series but I didn't expect this one to be so different in tone and prose. It just didn't raise to the level of excellence of the other two, though I felt like having to give this one ⭐⭐⭐⭐ just because of Sam and Glory and Maneluelito, and father Tiempo, and the rattlesnakes and the references to hobbits and Tolkien and Narnia, and the tiny bit of the ...more
Dusk
Sep 23, 2018 rated it really liked it
The violence goes too far and the story itself felt too short, but there are overwhelmingly powerful and beautiful themes that shine through nonetheless.

Definitely too short: the setup took a while and it felt like it ended as soon as it began and could've been much more fleshed out, but not bad. One thing that greatly bothered me was the graphic depictions of Aztec sacrifices: child sacrifices at that. Yes, children are described being murdered, and it's far less tasteful than N.D Wilson usuall
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Pam
May 25, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: fantasy, middle-grade
The book was good but the ending felt very abrupt. The whole series was interesting, especially the fun element of time, which is definitely well done. But not my favorite of the author's series. (The snake arms... )
Piper
Apr 28, 2018 rated it it was amazing
So, so good. The ending had me in tears. What a glorious book.
Jeffrey
Sep 17, 2018 rated it it was amazing
The ending everyone wants from a book of this type! Loved it.
Ryan Reed
Apr 30, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Fantastic and satisfying!
Paul
May 01, 2018 rated it it was amazing
As usual, amazing. One of Nate's best so far.
Justine
Jun 07, 2018 rated it really liked it
another time-bending, soul- searing adventure from one of my favorite authors! couldn't put it down!
David Runyon
Jan 14, 2019 rated it liked it
Until the last three chapters, it felt like I was in the middle of the book. The ending felt abrupt and something of a letdown.
Jay
Apr 25, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: novel, children-s
This was great but now I need to start over with book #1.
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“He walked down the path of villains, but he became a hero in the end. He has the timepieces, and they have touched his soul forever. He must learn to walk in the darkness between times and wield power without rage.” 1 likes
“Even if they were able to change everything about that night, he and Glory had made enough mistakes together to learn that some of the darkest deeds in history accidentally handed victory to goodness. And when he had randomly doled out preemptive justice to villains before their villainy occurred, trying to make every past moment a paradise, he could accidentally tip the scales the wrong way. Retribution was for the end of time, and final justice was well beyond both his wisdom and authority.” 0 likes
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