The Hostile Hospital (A Series of Unfortunate Events #8)

 
0.0
 
3.8 (8)
2250 0

User reviews

8 reviews

 
(2)
 
(4)
 
(1)
2 stars
 
(0)
 
(1)
Overall rating 
 
3.8
Plot/Characters/Writing Style 
 
3.8  (8)
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable) 
 
N/A  (0)
Already have an account? or Create an account
Back to Listing
9 results - showing 1 - 9
Ordering
The Hostile Hospital audiobook review
This is definitely not a hospital I'd want to go to. The volunteers only sing an annoying song, so busy with singing they can't actually do anything to help fight disease. Paperwork is the most important thing in the hospital. And that's not to mention all the doctors eager to see some girl get her head cut off with a rusty knife.

Similar to the other books in the series, formula-wise, but the mystery of VFD is both thickening and unraveling.
Report this review Comments (0) | Was this review helpful to you? 0 0
A good time in a hospital.
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style 
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable) 
 
0.0
Reader reviewed by Susie

This book is one of my favs cause i just love it. It involves a hospital, A man with hooks for hands two white faced women a villian named olaf a unnesasary surgrey and three orphans trying to find out what V.F.D. means. To see what this all means read this book.
Report this review Comments (0) | Was this review helpful to you? 0 0
Best of them all!
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style 
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable) 
 
0.0
Reader reviewed by Katana Tsuhakku

I just finished reading this book today, and I was so exited that I nearly jumped out of my seat from the tenceness! Even though it was another one of Lemony Snicket's gloomy stories, 'The Hostile Hospital' was still an exiting book.
Report this review Comments (0) | Was this review helpful to you? 0 0
On the Run!
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style 
 
4.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable) 
 
0.0
Reader reviewed by Carmen



In this bothersome book, you will encounter many, many horrible things: heart-shaped balloons, surgeon masks, alphabet soup, sugery, a secret, out of order records and files, a horrible mistake...etc.
Now, if you get really freaked out by needles (like so many people and animals do,)then I highly, strongly recomend something else...Like a book about pretty ponies and helpful gaurdians, please note that these things will never, ever, ever, ever, ever, ever
come up in this or any of the books! And if they do, it is probably just a big type-o
Carmen
Report this review Comments (0) | Was this review helpful to you? 0 0
Can get boring....
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style 
 
4.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable) 
 
0.0
Reader reviewed by Carter

This is a good dramatic book in the series but it bored me after a while. I like to go around when I am reading but this whole story took place in the Hospital. That is basically the only flaw in the whole story. Otherwise it is dramatic, suspensful, and one of the orphans could be getting a little nip-tuck! Read it to find out. CW
Report this review Comments (0) | Was this review helpful to you? 0 0
Do you trust your doctor?
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style 
 
4.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable) 
 
0.0
Reader reviewed by Zac

Take a closer look at your doctor and the hospital they're working at before getting sick! This tale is as the others in Lemony Snicket's wonderful series: bittersweet as to its presentation and content. It is as if the children can escape any circumstances to which Olaf puts upon them.
Report this review Comments (0) | Was this review helpful to you? 0 0
Really good but I can't tell you what happens
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style 
 
4.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable) 
 
0.0
Reader reviewed by Mike

This book is about three sivlings whos parents died in a fire. There names are Sunny, Violet, and Klause. They are runing away for there lifes. They are being aqused for a murder they didn't do. They almost get caout by a murchent but get away by acting like V.D.F.

My opinion is this is a good and bad book at the same time. Its great story and everything. The bad part is just what happened to them. If my perants died in a fire I wouldn't be happy ever again.
Report this review Comments (0) | Was this review helpful to you? 0 0
This Won't Hurt a Bit!!
Overall rating 
 
3.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style 
 
3.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable) 
 
0.0
Reader reviewed by Hinge_Pin

Who wants to go to the doctors office now? Truly the fact that there was no guardian was a bit of a disappointment for me the story line and plot was amazing. Between live demonstrations, and alphabet soup this book has an amazing ending and on that you would not expect.
The way that Mr. Snicket wrote this book was totally like the way a young adult would think. Aside from the half finished hospital, and the cramped convenient store the whole book was a truly fantastic ride. Thanks for the amazing experience!
Report this review Comments (0) | Was this review helpful to you? 0 0
Weaker entry in the series
Overall rating 
 
1.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style 
 
1.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable) 
 
0.0
Reader reviewed by Flak Monkey

The eighth entry in the outstanding "Unfortunate Events" series is a notch below the others. The plot is good and moves along quickly. The orphans find themselves in the middle of nowhere after the hot air balloon that they used to escape From Count Olaf is deflated. They also find themselves wanted by authorities for the murder of Jacques Snicket. They spend the remainder of the book trying to allude the authorities and solve the ongoing mystery of Jacques Snicket and VFD. The descriptions of the half-finished hospital where they volunteer and the over-stuffed general store are the type of classic creativity we expect from this series. Unfortunately, the orphans are on their own this time and are not sent to live with a guardian, which detracted from the book for me. Fortunately, Lemony Snicket has promised that there will be 13 books in this series and I am eagerly awaiting #9.
Report this review Comments (0) | Was this review helpful to you? 0 0
9 results - showing 1 - 9
Powered by JReviews

FEATURED GIVEAWAYS

Latest Book Listings Added

Sorcery of Thorns
 
0.0
 
0.0 (0)
All sorcerers are evil. Elisabeth has known that as long...
The Babysitters Coven
 
0.0
 
0.0 (0)
Adventures in Babysitting meets Buffy the Vampire Slayer in...
Loki: Where Mischief Lies
 
0.0
 
0.0 (0)
This is the first of three young adult novels from...
Who Put This Song On?
 
0.0
 
0.0 (0)
Trapped in sunny, stifling, small-town suburbia, seventeen-year-old Morgan knows why...
His Hideous Heart
 
0.0
 
0.0 (0)
Thirteen of YA’s most celebrated names reimagine Edgar Allan Poe’s...
Tweet Cute
 
4.3
 
0.0 (0)
Meet Pepper, swim team captain, chronic overachiever, and all-around perfectionist....
Imperfect: A Story of Body Image
 
3.5
 
0.0 (0)
Dounya, a Muslim girl living in Las Vegas, Nevada, shares...
Throw Like a Girl
 
4.3
 
0.0 (0)
Friday Night Lights meets Morgan Matson's The Unexpected Everything in...
The Boy Next Story
 
4.0
 
0.0 (0)
There’s no one better than the boy next door. At...
Darkblood Academy
 
5.0
 
0.0 (0)
Welcome to Darkblood—oops, I mean Darkhen Academy. There are...
 
4.0
 
0.0 (0)
Veronica sees ghosts―more specifically, her mother’s ghost. The afterimages of...
Travels with Sushi in the Land of the Mind
 
0.0
 
0.0 (0)
Aaron and Stella spend every summer at their grandparents’ house,...
The C Word
 
5.0 (2)
 
0.0 (0)
Addison: Secrets have a way of getting out. And...
Welcome to Chanu-Con!
 
0.0
 
0.0 (0)
Join Max and his sister Lila as they navigate their...
The Guinevere Deception (Camelot Rising, #1)
 
5.0
 
0.0 (0)
Princess Guinevere has come to Camelot to wed a...
Pax Novis (The Pax Archives, #1)
 
4.0
 
0.0 (0)
Cira Antares is deeply loyal to two things: Pax...

Latest Member Reviews

Jason & Kyra
 
N/A
"posso usare l'italiano or english"
Girl at Heart
 
4.7
"I know better than to start a Kelly Oram book at bedtime. I know better, yet I do it with..."
Fireborne (The Aurelian Cycle, #1)
 
4.7
"In all seriousness, Fireborne by Rosaria Munda is the best. I have nothing to compare it to. It is unique,..."
Tweet Cute
 
4.3
"TWEET CUTE is a fun enemies-to-dating and anonymous-You've-Got-Mail style YA contemporary romance. The book follows the two protagonists in equal..."
Imperfect: A Story of Body Image
 
3.5
"A memoir in graphic novel form, offering the personal account of a young Muslim girl’s nearly lifelong battle with perception,..."
Throw Like a Girl
 
4.3
"THROW LIKE A GIRL is a charming story about chasing your dreams, a little romance, and a passion for sports...."
The Boy Next Story
 
4.0
"'The Boy Next Story' by Tiffany Schmidt follows main character Aurora, who goes by Rory, as she tries to figure..."
 
4.0
"Veronica can see the ghost of her dead mother. She also suffers from debilitating migraines that hold her back from..."
Fearless Public Speaking
 
N/A
"If you have weak, wobbly knees and a pounding heart when you face an audience--don't worry, that's good! In Fearless..."
Pax Novis (The Pax Archives, #1)
 
4.0
"PAX NOVIS is an engaging YA sci-fi novel that takes place in the future, when humans have colonized other planets...."
And I Darken
 
3.3
"To be honest, I went into this expecting vampires. I guess between the visual tone to the..."
Trees: A Rooted History
 
5.0
"When I was a little girl there were only a few books that I drug around with me to stare..."
The Hideout
 
5.0
"The artistry and illustrations in The Hideout are dreamlike, painting a picture of your favorite park and woodland location hidden..."
Endling: The First
 
5.0
"Applegate delivers an action-packed middle-grade sequel in a uniquely otherworldly setting, with characters that are relatable, cute and fuzzy, along..."
The Guinevere Deception (Camelot Rising, #1)
 
5.0
"THE GUINEVERE DECEPTION is an incredible new YA fantasy that combines a dark mystery, magic, and romance/love into a gorgeous,..."
Refraction
 
4.3
"REFRACTION is a highly readable/devourable book that is certainly a page-turner. In the post-apocalyptic future, a small island appears to..."
Jason & Kyra
 
N/A
"hi :) bross :)"
Fan the Fame
 
4.7
"WHAT I LOVED: Excuse me, who gave Anna Priemaza permission to bug my house and use my brother and I..."
I'm Not Dying with You Tonight
 
3.7
"Los Angeles, Ferguson, and Baltimore. Three cities where years of racism, injustice, unchecked police brutality, and rampant anti-Black racism came..."
Serpent & Dove
 
4.0
"I’d been hearing about this book on Bookstagram, BookTube, and BookTwitter as an anticipated release for September 2019. And then..."