All in a Read almost entirely in one sitting. This book doesn’t have that: Axel Braintree,the founder of a support group for hypnotists, the Sandmen, is a bit alarmed by Mako and asks Jax to think about what Mako is really trying to accomplish. Mako wants to develop Jax’s natural gift as a hypnotist, supposedly for the good of everyone. He has published more than 50 books. This shows me that his parents were indeed in danger.

Happiness, anger, and even sadness. It all starts when Jax realizes that Dr. Jax seems to have stronger powers than many, which irritates former golden boy, Wilson, who undermines Jax at every opportunity. This book doesn’t have that: It includes a lot of things that could have been real. Huge was based on that 7th grade teacher.

The Hypnotists (The Hypnotists, #1) by Gordon Korman

Mako’s most famous slogan, one that is repeated often, by many, is “Dr. I suggest this book to readers who are interested in mystery and adventure.

Another theme I found was teamwork can do anything because when Tommy and Jax were both on the bus, the driver had no idea what he was doing. Published August 1st by Scholastic Press first published May 1st I rate this book 9 out of This book is the first in a series. I don’t know what is in store for the Opus’s, or the Sandmen in general, but I am looking forward to it! I’m looking forward to another blistering-paced book two.


Book with such good promise by such a good author. Is it any good?

Learn how we rate. Nov 29, Ryan rated it it was ok Shelves: Funny and thoughtful at the same time, Korman’s strong suit the only problem is that it is the first in yet another series. Add your rating See all 1 parent review.

This was a really good book, defiantly not for everyone though. Which at first my hynotists did peak up again some but it was evident quickly that there was nothing really fascinating about Jax and his skill.

I thought Tommy might go and get Axel or find the group but he lets Jax figure it out on his own.

See all 5 questions about The Hypnotists…. Or rather some hypnotists are not quite as they seem.

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Mako was using a form of mind control on the students and while the other students talked about the school cynically, Jax still refused to believe things weren’t right even though the evidence showed otherwise.

Jax manages to come to the attention of Dr.

Together will they be able to undo all of Mako’s impending destruction? Mako shows up and tells Jax he is special and not crazy, Jax is ready to learn the art of hypnotism. Their life is threatened hypnotisys they don’t want to move to a safer city.


The Hypnotists

Quotes from The Hypnotists: Parents’ Ultimate Guide to By using dialogue he makes us feel like we are in the conversation.

It looks like he’s going to do it again with his new Hypnotists series. The thing I koeman not like about this book is the ending. What will Jackson do with his powers? This is a fun, quick read–great for young fans of adventure and fantasy.

Jul 02, Cheryl rated it it was ok. Mako states in the book ” I know that most ‘tween and YA works are kids versus adults, but I’m kind of tired of that. In it, you will plant a post-hypnotic suggestion for the viewers to vote for Senator Douglas in the New York primary Mako, a very powerful hypnotist and a way for Jackson to control his power.

He is not sure who he can turn to, except the one person who he never dreamed could have helped.