I recommend this book for teens ages 11-18 because his is a teen book and has a lot of adventure and I think that teens like to read adventure books, event though this was a good adventure book I think that there are a few things about the plot that the author should change. The author left the book as a cliff hanger and I was really into the book, but it just stopped right there and I just couldn't believe it I wanted to know what happened next. If the author continued to write I would had given it a 5/5 stars. The character and writing style is the best and I like to read books written by Lois Lowry because there is a mysteries that are connected with each other. Overall I thought that Messenger was a good book because there were a lot of parts where I saw it connect back with "The Giver" and "Gathering Blue" and that there could be a mystery that could be solved. That's why I like this book.