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Mayhem and Madness: Chronicles of a Teenaged Supervillain

4.14  ·  Rating details ·  7 ratings  ·  3 reviews
Bailey never meant to be the bad guy in the bulletproof robotic suit, but with every mission he gets closer to finding his father . . . and he can't stop now.

Bailey is a pretty average teenager in a pretty average town. He runs track, gets decent grades, and has an unrequited crush. So what is a super-powered flying suit of computerized armor doing twenty feet under his
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Hardcover, 304 pages
Published August 13th 2019 by Holiday House
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Teresa Bateman
Aug 19, 2019 rated it really liked it
A missing father, a distracted mother, a best friend who is a girl but not the unavailable girl you are crushing on--hey, being a teenager can be challenging. Now add in a newly discovered room in the basement that contains a robotic suit and things can become really complicated. The person wearing this suit, known as Mayhem, was responsible for bank robberies, but disappeared when Bailey's father went missing. Now the teen is intrigued and trying the suit out for himself. Little does he know th ...more
Helena Echlin
Jul 24, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Loved this action-packed adventure tale and its many twists and turns. Bailey is a high-school student whose dad went missing in fourth grade. One day he accidentally discovers a bunker twenty feet under his house, containing “Mayhem,” a bulletproof robot suit that was famously used to rob banks (spoils went to the poor). Thanks to the scientific genius of its creator, Mayhem has a full complement of superpowers and Bailey can’t resist trying it out. Soon he’s in league with the mysterious “Mr. ...more
Anazen
Don't take my rating as a reflection of the book's quality. The writing was actually well done (reminded me heavily of Rick Riordan's narrating style).

I was just expecting the main character to be more like Artemis Fowl combined with Dirk Lloyd from the Dark Lord books - teen bad guy with high tech gear. Instead, the main character, Bailey, is doing 'bad guy' stuff to save his dad (so he's actually a good guy).

So my rating is just for me only. I gave it a 2 out of 5 because I got bored and did
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