The Fourth Stall Part III by Chris Rylander

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The story of Mac, Vince, and middle-school organized crime comes to its thrilling conclusion in the third book of Chris Rylander’s Fourth Stall saga, a series that combines a Godfather-like tale of crime and betrayal with hilarious school comedy à la Jack Gantos.

Their business is finished, and Mac’s and Vince’s lives have become something they have never been before—simple. None of the fortune or the glory, none of the risk or the threat of juvenile prison. There’s even a new business that has stepped in to take its place (and take the heat off Mac and Vince for once). Things couldn’t be better.

But that was before things at their middle school started to go haywire. Before they found out that there’s a new crime boss at a school another town over trying to consolidate power. And before their old nemesis, Staples, came back to town begging for help after his stint in the clink. Just when Mac and Vince thought they were out, the business pulls them back in. But this time, will they be able to escape with their lives and their permanent records intact?

 

About Chris Rylander

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Chris Rylander is the author of the first two books in the Fourth Stall saga. A fan of strawberry jam, one-armed cowboys, and the Chicago Cubs, he lives in Chicago, IL. You can visit him online at www.chrisrylander.com.
 
Published February 5, 2013 by Walden Pond Press. 309 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Mac’s story may center on his office in the fourth stall (and sport a graphically terrific cover), but it is hardly flush with excitement, as it slowly delineates the chesslike match between schoolboy godfathers, setting up the final confrontation move by move.

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But there’s “something almost predatory” about this girl, like a rattlesnake, and Mac feels “like a small white mouse or whatever it is that rattlesnakes eat.” Her story doesn’t quite add up, and in trying to solve her problem, Mac both uncovers larger evil afoot and finds Vice Principal George b...

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In the third and final installment of the Fourth Stall saga, Mac and Vince are pulled back into the world of organized crime at their middle school.

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Only now when it was too late did I fully get that.” Mac is approached by Jimmy, who wants to take over the business and give Mac and Vince a cut.

Feb 18 2013 | Read Full Review of The Fourth Stall Part III

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Now Mac not only had to keep his little business hidden from Dr. George, he also had to come up with a plan to help the rest of the student body pass these impossibly difficult tests or else the school will be shut down.

Mar 21 2012 | Read Full Review of The Fourth Stall Part III

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Something seems fishy about the whole thing, however, and Mac and Vince are waiting for the other shoe to drop and for Staples to exact his own revenge!

Feb 15 2013 | Read Full Review of The Fourth Stall Part III

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