Code Name Komiko
|Rating||:||4.69 (853 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||288 Pages|
But Lian has a secret identity. Lian and the 06/04 team are thrust into their most dangerous investigation ever—and Lian will learn that no one is ever quite who they seem to be .. Soon, she meets Matt Harrison, the new kid at her school. On the surface, sixteen-year-old Lian is a serious student and dutiful daughter, destined for a fine career as a concert violinist. In this virtual world, Lian goes by the code name, “Komiko.” Lian has no trouble keeping her daily life separate from her secret one—until a dead body washes up in Big Wave Bay. She learns that Matt’s dad, Rand Harrison, is a corporate goon, whose clothing company exploits its workforce. And she finds a connection between the dead girl and Mr. Lian investigates, with help from 06/04. Harrison. She is part of 06/04—a band of cyber-investigators who work to expose injustice and corruption
Lian is a likable character but sometimes seems far more capable than her linited training would suggest. This is a suspenseful, if uneven, thriller. She struggles to solve the mystery of the girl's death all while keeping a fragile hold on her secret life. One day while hanging out at the beach with her best friend, Lian happens upon the washed up dead body of a young girl. Readers who enjoy a light thriller will appreciate this offering.—Necia Blundy, formerly at Marlborough Public Library, MA . The Hong Kong setting is fully realized and the descriptions of city life and different areas give the story an authentic feeling. Lian's relationship with her best friend is spot-on, as is her desire to be a good daughter and her concern over her father's s
Exciting exposure of sweat-shop clothing companies using cyber-investigation Joe E. Blackwell Code Name Komiko was an easy read. The characters were well described and visually projected their own personal identity. The Hong Kong setting was intriguing and the author did a good job of keeping the streets, waterways, & buildings vivid in the readers mind. The story line of teenage cyber-investigators exposing corporate clothing companies that exploit their workers - and ev. Aya said Interesting mystery, but it was difficult for me to like the MC.. Note: I received a finished copy of this title in exchange for my honest review. My review consists of my own feelings and opinions toward the book and was not affected by this.Code Name Komiko by Naomi Paul was an interesting YA mystery. It took me a while to get into the story mainly because it took me a while to like the main character, Lian. It also missed an element, which I. A little cheesy, but suspenseful I liked how entertained I was by this thrilling page-turner, but if it had seemed less fictional with more lifelike situations it would be a more successful and popular. 3 stars though, well written.